The Audi A8 is a full-size luxury sedan manufactured and marketed by the German automaker Audi since 1994. Succeeding the Audi V8, and now in its fourth generation, the A8 has been offered with both front- or permanent all-wheel drive—and in short- and long-wheelbase variants. The first two generations employed the Volkswagen Group D platform, with the current generation deriving from the MLB platform. After the original model’s 1994 release, Audi released the second generation in late 2002, the third in late 2009, and the fourth and current iteration in 2017.Continue reading
Audi has used Auto Shanghai 2021 to unveil a new concept. Stepping away from the SUVs that have dominated Audi’s e-tron efforts so far, we move to a core offering from Audi: the A6.
The concept is for a full battery electric model, which Audi says showcases future design for the company. It’s easy to see how Audi could scale this design for the A4 through to the A8 to hit all those premium executive models.Continue reading