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Italian Coachbuilder Shows Off A8 Allroad W12

by on 21 December 2018 in Audi News

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Tired of lifted off-road wagons pretending to be SUVs almost as much as you’re tired of SUVs pushing the station wagon to the wayside? How about one that’s Audi A8-based. With a W12. Yeah, we thought that would get your attention. Castagna Milano is an Italian carriage builder that creates some very interesting special models. […] More…

Audi Offers Glimpse into New A8 at Design Miami 2017

by on 6 December 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Car geeks with a bent for technology, geekery, and a way to get to Miami will want to consider buying a ticket to Design Miami 2017. There, Audi is putting the research and development behind new A8 on display in a first-ever exhibit called the Audi Motherboard. On display is a replica of a system […] More…

Audi Halts Production at Neckarsulm Plant Because of Flooding

by on 30 May 2016 in Audi News

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It was an extremely wet weekend in Germany, with rains nearly stopping the Nurburgring 24H race and halting production Audi’s Neckarsulm plant in southwest Germany. Neckarsulm builds the A4, A5, A6, A7, and A8 as well as the R8 and the RS line. The plant employs 16,000 and, last year, built 272,103 vehicles. A spokeswoman […] More…

Motor Trend Talks to Audi R&D Chief Stefan Knirsch

by on 26 May 2016 in Audi News

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Audi, along with the rest of the automotive world, is at a crossroads. The sector is currently fighting to find how it will power cars in the future and how it will keep buyers interested. That’s why research and development has never been more important. Audi’s chief of R&D, Stefan Knirsch, recently spoke to Motor […] More…

New Audi A8 Production Officially Started at Neckarsulm Site

by on 22 April 2016 in Audi News

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Opening of A8 body shop and assembly Neckarsulm site strengthens expertise in large-sedan class Audi Board of Management Member for Production Prof. Dr. Hubert Waltl: “The new Audi A8 production is an important milestone for the Neckarsulm site” Audi officially opened the new production halls for the Audi A8* at the Neckarsulm site on Friday […] More…

Audi at the Berlinale: piloted Drive up to the Red Carpet

by on 12 February 2016 in Audi News

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Driverless VIP shuttle for actor Daniel Brühl Audi technology platform masters complex traffic situation in Berlin Controlled driving style like a professional chauffeur In a flurry of camera flashes at the Berlinale film festival, Audi reached another milestone on the path toward piloted driving. At the opening gala of the Berlin International Film Festival, a driverless […] More…

Audi Introduces 2016 A8 L 4.0T Sport Model for USA

by on 26 October 2015 in Audi News

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New Audi A8 L 4.0T Sport model achieves 450 hp through an enhanced 4.0T twin turbo V8 Sport style exterior with muscular front fascia creates a striking presence on the road Interior features panoramic sunroof, acoustic glazing on windows and Alcantara headline Featuring more power and enhanced luxury inside and out, the Audi A8 L […] More…

Audi A8 L Security: Most Secure Audi Ever

by on 8 September 2015 in Audi News

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Audi has once again further developed its armored high-security sedan. At the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt am Main, the premium brand is presenting the most secure Audi ever in the form of the A8 L Security. The car will satisfy the criteria of the class VR 9 ballistic protection standard, currently the most stringent requirements for civilian high-security sedans. More…

Photographic: ‘Transporter Refueled’ Special Screening at Playboy Mansion

by on 28 August 2015 in PhotoGraphic

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Audi enthusiasts who are also movie buffs already know by now that a new installment in the Transporter franchise is about to hit theaters, and that the Audi S8 plays a starring role. Not surprisingly, Audi was present at a special early screening of the movie held this week at the Playboy Mansion. Audi A8 models […] More…

Find of the Day or Heartbreaker? Custom Audi A8L

by on 24 August 2015 in In Market

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Here’s the thing about the Audi A8. It is a player in the world of big luxury Q-ships. These cars represent the best-of-the-best when new, and get exposed to perhaps the most ostentatious modifications as they get old. Case in point is this A8L from Detroit. More…

Find of the Day: Gold A8 with Body Kit Sure to Raise Eyebrows

by on 21 August 2015 in In Market

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Today’s entry in our Find of the Day series is a bit different than the usual historic find, surprising survivor or universally lustworthy performance model. Today’s car is undoubtably polarizing and sure to be the cause for plenty of conversation. More…

New Audi RS 7 Focused ‘Hitman: Agent 47’ Trailer with Gratuitous Collateral Damage

by on 18 August 2015 in Audi News

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Readers of this site know there’s a reboot of the Hitman movie franchise coming out called Hitman: Agent 47… and also that it’ll star a red Audi RS 7. And, as the film’s premiere date of November 17 gets closer, the push of teaser content has officially begun. More…