The Truth About Cars » A8 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:27:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 BREAKING: EPA Expands Emissions Investigation to Volkswagen 3.0-Liter V6 Diesels http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/breaking-epa-expands-emissions-investigation-to-volkswagen-3-0-liter-v6-diesels/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/breaking-epa-expands-emissions-investigation-to-volkswagen-3-0-liter-v6-diesels/#comments Tue, 22 Sep 2015 13:00:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1177666 Until now, the EPA’s investigation into NOx emissions has centered around Volkswagen’s four-cylinder diesel engines equipped in the Jetta, Golf, Golf/Jetta SportWagen, Beetle Coupe/Convertible, Passat and Audi A3. The EPA is now investigating the larger 3.0-liter diesel, used by Volkswagen, Audi, and Porsche, to see if it is compliant or affected by the same “defeat […]

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Until now, the EPA’s investigation into NOx emissions has centered around Volkswagen’s four-cylinder diesel engines equipped in the Jetta, Golf, Golf/Jetta SportWagen, Beetle Coupe/Convertible, Passat and Audi A3. The EPA is now investigating the larger 3.0-liter diesel, used by Volkswagen, Audi, and Porsche, to see if it is compliant or affected by the same “defeat […]

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Junkyard Find: 1998 Audi A8 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/junkyard-find-1998-audi-a8/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/junkyard-find-1998-audi-a8/#comments Mon, 03 Aug 2015 11:00:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1130265 I see so many stunningly depreciated German luxury cars in pretty nice condition at the cheap self-service wrecking yards that they don’t register in my consciousness much more than your typical Sebring or Sephia. These days, though, I’m making an effort to notice such cars, since it seems that many of you thought this big […]

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I see so many stunningly depreciated German luxury cars in pretty nice condition at the cheap self-service wrecking yards that they don’t register in my consciousness much more than your typical Sebring or Sephia. These days, though, I’m making an effort to notice such cars, since it seems that many of you thought this big […]

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Audi to Go After S Klasse and 7 Series More Directly With Next A8 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/audi-to-go-after-s-klasse-and-7-series-more-directly-with-next-a8/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/audi-to-go-after-s-klasse-and-7-series-more-directly-with-next-a8/#comments Mon, 05 Aug 2013 14:49:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=498257 Bloomberg is reporting that Audi will reveal the next A8 sedan at the upcoming Frankfurt auto show in September and that Ingolstadt’s flagship will more get upgrades so it can more effectively compete with the next generation S Class from Mercedes-Benz, which is currently being launched. While Mercedes-Benz may be the target of the new […]

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Bloomberg is reporting that Audi will reveal the next A8 sedan at the upcoming Frankfurt auto show in September and that Ingolstadt’s flagship will more get upgrades so it can more effectively compete with the next generation S Class from Mercedes-Benz, which is currently being launched. While Mercedes-Benz may be the target of the new […]

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Review: 2011 Audi A8 (Short Wheelbase) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/04/review-2011-audi-a8-short-wheelbase/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/04/review-2011-audi-a8-short-wheelbase/#comments Mon, 11 Apr 2011 19:57:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=390924 The Audi A8’s fifteen minutes of fame in Super Bowl XLV showed that Audi did not intend for its flagship to fall into the luxury sedan trap of courting mainstream aspirational lust with a stodgy, obviously “upscale” demeanor. And since America’s economic recovery is too halting to inspire over-the-top indulgence, and Mercedes owns the “bulk-and-bling” […]

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The Audi A8’s fifteen minutes of fame in Super Bowl XLV showed that Audi did not intend for its flagship to fall into the luxury sedan trap of courting mainstream aspirational lust with a stodgy, obviously “upscale” demeanor. And since America’s economic recovery is too halting to inspire over-the-top indulgence, and Mercedes owns the “bulk-and-bling” […]

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Review: 2011 Audi A8 L 4.2 FSI http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/12/review-2011-audi-a8l-4-2-fsi/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/12/review-2011-audi-a8l-4-2-fsi/#comments Wed, 08 Dec 2010 21:20:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=376266 “Didn’t he say they had only one of the new A8s?” “That’s an A4, Dad.” Some people will walk away at this point, refusing to even consider spending $85,000+ on a car that can be so easily confused with one costing less than half as much. A similar problem killed GM’s luxury car sales back […]

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“Didn’t he say they had only one of the new A8s?” “That’s an A4, Dad.” Some people will walk away at this point, refusing to even consider spending $85,000+ on a car that can be so easily confused with one costing less than half as much. A similar problem killed GM’s luxury car sales back […]

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What’s Wrong With This Picture: If It Ain’t Broke Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-if-it-aint-broke-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/12/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-if-it-aint-broke-edition/#comments Tue, 01 Dec 2009 15:13:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=337457 I won’t lie, I was expecting something a little more… dramatic from the new Audi A8. On the other hand, if it weren’t a fundamentally understated car, it wouldn’t be an A8.

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I won’t lie, I was expecting something a little more… dramatic from the new Audi A8. On the other hand, if it weren’t a fundamentally understated car, it wouldn’t be an A8.

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