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Spy Shots: 2011 Audi A8 coming with four-cylinder turbodiesel, new V12 under development

by Jonathon Ramsey (RSS feed) on Oct 27th, 2009 at 7:57PM

Camouflaged prototypes of the 2011 Audi A8 have been caught running the Nurburgring, and accompanying these newest shots comes word that Audi's reworked flagship will be available with a host of new powerplants. According to reports, Audi's range-topper will continue to be available with a W12, but it's expected to grow from 6.1- to 6.5-liters and exceed 500 horsepower -- 50 hp more than the outgoing twelve. Stepping down from that would be a supercharged V8 with more than 400 horsepower and a cylinder management system that could shut down up to four cylinders. To really get the gas... Read More

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