Audi A8 L News

  • 2019 Audi A8 L

    Just as winter has arrived in Westeros, spring attempts to gain traction in Chicago, but winter won’t let go. A trip to Wisconsin during a mid-April snowstorm gave me more time to learn more about the 2019 Audi A8 L than when I drove it in Spain for our initial review. This time, I could drive it like I owned it, use the infotainment system to listen to George R.R. Martin’s “A Dance With Dragons,” and test it on horrible Midwestern pavement. After 497 miles in the car, I was reassured that the A8 is a worthy competitor for the Mercedes-Benz S-Class and BMW 7-Series...

  • 2016 Audi A8 L Security
    Audi A8 L Security: For When The Going Gets Way Past Tough

    The world can be a dangerous place, particularly so if you're a high-value target like a diplomat, tycoon, or celebrity. So for the—hopefully small—percentage of clients who believe that there is quite literally someone gunning for them, Audi offers the A8 L Security. The latest version...

  • 2015 Audi A8 L Security
    Audi Rolls Out 2015 A8 L Security

    Though it wasn’t on show with the rest of the updated 2015 A8 range at the Detroit Auto Show this week, Audi’s 2015 A8 L Security has also received a round of updates. The A8 L Security is the version of Audi’s flagship sedan built by the automaker’s own armored car division...

  • 2015 Audi A8 L W12 Exclusive Concept
    2015 Audi A8 L W12 Exclusive Concept: New Photos

    Following the success of its previous Exclusive Concept based on the A8 L W12 luxury sedan, Audi recently rolled out a new version based on its updated 2015 A8. Audi Exclusive is the personalization service for the brand with the four rings, offering customers of its cars upgrades such as special...

  • 2013 Audi A8 TDI
    Audi Publishes Pricing And Fuel Economy Data For the 2014 A8 L TDI

    Audi debuted the turbodiesel version of its flagship A8 sedan at last year’s Los Angeles Auto Show. At the time, we were told that pricing and fuel economy details were pending, and now the four-ring brand has published the data ahead of the car’s launch. The diesel-powered luxury sedan...

  • 2013 Audi A8 L Hybrid
    2013 Audi A8 L Hybrid: Gallery

    While it may yet prove to be forbidden fruit, we have our hopes up for the eventual arrival of the 2013 Audi A8 Hybrid and its long-wheelbase version, shown here fresh from its web reveal, on U.S. streets sometime soon. The new model goes on sale in Europe in May. Audi hasn't said if it will bring...

  • 2012 Audi A8 L W12 Executive

    What are you to do if you want a long-wheelbase Audi A8 with a W12 engine and a hyper-premium, limited-edition feel? Get on the short list for the 50 Exclusive Concepts that will be built, that's what. Announced today at the Frankfurt Auto Show, the A8 L W12 will see just 50 units built, featuring Poltrona Frau leather and olive ash wood inlays. Each car will be marked with a special plate bearing its serial number. Plates marked with "Audi exclusive concept" will adorn the door sills, with deep-pile carpeting inside and leather on the dash, center console, transmission tunnel, doors, and...

  • ArmorTech adds 400 mm to the wheelbase of the Audi A8
    Stretched Audi A8 L By Russia’s ArmorTech

    Remember the stretched Bentley Mulsanne created by ArmorTech? Well, the Russian firm’s latest project, this stretched Audi A8 L, may not be as ambitious but it’s still very interesting to see the level of modification and attention to detail that ArmorTech’s engineers instill on...

  • Audi A8 L Security armored vehicle
    Audi A8 L Security Armored Vehicle Makes Debut

    We’re used to seeing armored vehicles from the likes of BMW and Mercedes-Benz, however, Audi’s line of high security vehicles are a little less recognized. There was this previous armored version of the last-gen A8, but this was a custom order that had a pricetag running close to...

  • Jennifer Aniston
    Jennifer Aniston Should Really See A Doctor About Those Migraines

    Brad Pitt? Gone. John Mayer? Man-ho. Gerard Butler? Still on the hunt. Apparently, he likes 'em mad, bad, and unavailable for 90 days. And so, Jennifer Aniston is without a traveling companion. Again. But soft, what dude through yonder valet stand breaks? It is a Mystery Man, and Jennifer has a...

  • 2011 Audi A8 L W-12 quattro
    2011 Audi A8 L Preview

    We've known it was coming for a while now, but the Audi A8 L is now fresh off the press site, ready to rumble in regal fashion. The long-wheelbase A8 gets a W-12 engine rated at 500 horsepower and 460 pound-feet for its flagship model, with a 372-horsepower V-8 model packing it up. And that's just...

  • 2011 Audi A8
    Audi Prepping Long Wheelbase 2011 A8L For Beijing Auto Show Reveal

    Ze Germans are pushing hard with their latest round of full-size sedans, with BMW's latest 7-Series dressing up and delivering on performance, the S-Class set to go all-hybrid, and the Audi A8 going even further on its under-the-radar looks. The latest addition to the battle is the 2011 A8L, the...

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