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Extreme digitization and all the hardware necessary for Level 3 autonomy

Extreme digitization and all the hardware necessary for Level 3 autonomy.

Report

It's due in 2020 and will be an option

It's due in 2020 and will be an option.

Rumormill

A Horch A8 would have a V8 or the Bentley W12

Audi is reportedly planning to use the historic Horch name on top-of-the line A8 models.

Official

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

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

Official

Here is the new Audi Q8 SUV in official images

Audi has released official images of the new Q8 luxury SUV, which is revealed at the Audi Brand Summit in Shenzen, China.

Spy Shots

Audi's super sedan bares all

The extra-fast version of Audi's flagship A8, the 2019 Audi S8, is basically ready to go if these spy shots are any indication. The super sedan was spied without any camouflage at all, sliding around on the Nürburgring. Though subtle, there are a number of visual cues that give it away as the performance version of the full-size Audi.

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A 621-hp S8 E-Tron could follow

Autobild reports that the next-generation Audi S8 will be introduced later this year, and we've pieced together intel from various reports for an idea of what we'll get. Autocar says the coming D5 sedan will get a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 sourced from the Porsche Panamera Turbo, ditching the 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 that Audi developed with Bentley and put in the current D4 S8. According to the report, the V8 will make 535 hp; that's seven fewer horses than the same engine makes in the Porsche, bu

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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-turbo V8 mak

Official

It picks up a lot from the A8.

It goes on sale in Germany next February.

First Drive

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.

Report

Dieselgate investigators stumble upon this

Dieselgate investigators stumble upon this.

Followup

But don't get too excited just yet.

Consider this a milestone, but not the future.

Official

The launch of the all-new A8 is part of Audi's move into what it calls a premium digital car company.

Official

The movie is out on June 28, the car's debut is July 11.

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Spy Shots

It's slated for debut in July.

The biggest differences are the ones you can't see.

CES

The latest self-driving Audi is a Q7 prototype with NVIDIA brains.

Official

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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