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2019 Audi A8 starts at $84,795 with a turbocharged V6

It goes on sale this fall, and a V8 comes next year

It goes on sale this fall, and a V8 comes next year.

Audi A8 last to run with the W12 engine

Oddball engine will retain one exclusive use case

After 17 years on the market, Audi has sounded the death knell on the A8 W12. Audi R&D honcho Peter Mertens — the same exec who suggested the end of the R8 — told Car and Driver at the Geneva Motor Show that the new 2019 A8 "is going to be the last installation" of the 6.0-liter 12-cylinder. That won't affect our market since the Audi retired the W12 here after 2017, and the engine won't reappear in the 2019 model. Our top end will be the A8 60 with a 4.0-liter, twin-tur

First Drive
2019 Audi A8L First Drive | Futuristic flagship

Serene refinement that parks itself impeccably — and lifts itself up for a pothole or a crash

There may be mad tech under their skin, but the A8s on our media drive weren't equipped with some key 'AI' components like Traffic Jam Pilot.