These large-footprint premium sedans have very outspoken fan clubs, for at this scale a company's design logic is laid out big on the table for all to dissect. Speaking for myself, I am an Audi A8/Volkswagen Phaeton kind of person. I absolutely enjoy the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class and have a certain…

2018 Audi A8 - 4dr All-wheel Drive quattro LWB Sedan (L 3.0T)
4dr All-wheel Drive quattro LWB Sedan (L 3.0T)
3.0L V-6
19 City / 29 HWY
2018 Audi A8 - 4dr All-wheel Drive quattro LWB Sedan (L 4.0T Sport)
4dr All-wheel Drive quattro LWB Sedan (L 4.0T Sport)
4.0L V-8
18 City / 29 HWY
2018 Audi A8 caught without camo

It's slated for debut in July.

The biggest differences are the ones you can't see.
Audi will have an autonomous car in 2020 using NVIDIA tech and AI

The latest self-driving Audi is a Q7 prototype with NVIDIA brains.
VW to pay $1B in settlement with US government over V6 diesels

US District Court Judge Charles Breyer still needs to sign off.

Certain VW Touareg, Porsche Cayenne, and Audi A6, A7, A8, Q5, and Q7 models are affected.

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2015 Audi A8 rises to meet the challenge [w/video]

It's turnover time in the extra large premium sedan segment. With Mercedes having stuffed HAL 9000 in its new S-Class, other luxury marques are quickly updating their own super sleds to keep up with this persistent march of technology. While far from a full redesign, the Audi A8 has changed enough for 2015 in terms of styling, powertrains and new technology to keep it in the conversation.
2015 Audi S8
We take a spin in Audi's refreshed 2015 S8 to see if it's still at the top of the luxury/sport flagship class.
2015 Audi A8 Quick Spin
The 2015 Audi A8 has been updated on the outside with new design tweaks, as well as on the inside with new technologies for improved safety and fuel efficiency.
1,682 miles in a 2014 Audi A8 L TDI - Part 1
A road-trip review of the 2014 Audi A8 L TDI.
Audi also calling in A8, S8 over sunroof issue

The S6 and S7 (apparently prone to potential fuel leaks) aren't the only Audis being recalled currently, as a separate recall notice has been issued for its flagship A8 luxury sedan and its high-performance counterpart, the S8.