Published on Apr 8, 2018
2018 Audi A8 Exclusive: INTERIOR - Most Luxurious Car Interior
First Drive: 2018 Audi A8
Audi is striving for next level in self-driving
Audi claims the new A8, its flagship sedan, is the most technologically advanced car in its class. That’s a big boast for a crowded segment that includes the Tesla Model S, BMW 7-series, Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Jaguar XJ, the Lexus LS, and up-level versions of the surprisingly competent Cadillac CT6. But from its lights to its camera to its cockpit, it makes a compelling argument for best-in-class tech.
The new A8 is more sophisticated than its boxy predecessor, but its technological prowess isn’t obvious in its low-risk exterior design. On initial contact, my eyes were invariably drawn to the massive front grille, which is wider than ever. (We didn't think it was possible.) The rear, on the other hand, sports a horizontal light bar that looks similar to the Lincoln Continental.
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