Each luxury automaker has set out to define itself with a flagship class. The third-generation Audi A8 is easily the self-portrait by this carmaker, offering unrivaled luxury and class in a comfy, smooth-riding and gorgeous full-sized sedan.
A full-size luxury sedan with seating for five, the 2014 Audi A8 offers sought-after options, advanced technology, comfort and convenience.
The 2013 Audi A8 is a full-size sedan equipped with rear seat entertainment system, 22-way front comfort seats, and touch technology navigation.
A full-size four door luxury sedan, the 2012 Audi A8 grants the driver superior styling, modern amenities, a superior ride, and an optional W12 engine.
The 2011 Audi A8 is accented by clear-looking headlamp reflector housings and standard 19-inch wheels to cheerfully upgrade the outer appearance which is accompanied with an engine power boost.
A full-size luxury sedan loaded with standard amenities, the 2010 Audi A8 is a five-passenger car that offers a sporty yet stylishly subtle design inside and out.
For the driver who wants uncompromising luxury without sacrificing performance, the 2009 Audi A8 sedan is the perfect choice.
A true driver's luxury sedan, the 2008 Audi A8 is has a subtly sophisticated style and offers a greater level of substance over its competitors.
The 2007 Audi A8 is a full-size luxury sedan that offers high levels of comfort, style, and driving capability making this car a true driver's luxury vehicle.
The 2006 Audi A8 is a large, five-passenger luxury sedan that is fitted with a powerful V8 engine and Quattro AWD.
The 2005 Audi A8 is a full-size luxury sports sedan available in a new shorter wheelbase version which increases handling ability making the car more agile.
The 2003 Audi A8 is a luxury full-size sedan that is very well-equipped, seats up to five passengers, and is available with a standard wheelbase or a longer wheelbase for added rear seat comfort.
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The flagship sedan within the Audi line-up, the A8 assumed the spot that belonged to the Audi V8 in 1994. The Audi A8 was introduced to the United States in 1997 as a front-wheel drive propelled by a 3.7-liter V-8 and a 4.2-liter V-8 with quattro all-wheel drive. The leather-upholstered interior of the 1997 Audi A8 included standard dual-zone climate control and a power sunroof. The smaller displacement V-8 engine was excluded from the Audi A8 in 2000 leaving only the 310-horsepower 4.2-liter powerplant.
The 2000 model year also saw the debut of an extended wheelbase version of the Audi A8 to North America. Side-curtain airbags provided an extra layer of available safety on the 2000 Audi A8. A redesigned Audi A8 built on a new-generation platform was introduced for 2004 as a long-wheelbase L model. The shorter wheelbase model of the new Audi A8 would arrive the following year. For 2005, the Audi A8 offered a 330-horsepower, 4.2-liter V-8 engine connected to a six-speed automatic gearbox. 2005 also saw the debut of Audis MMI system inside the A8 sedan.
Featuring a refreshed grille design, the 2008 Audi A8 also presented electronic safety monitors Audi Side Assist and Audi Lane Assist. A new Audi A8 in 2011 reshaped the exterior aesthetics of the full-sized sedan. Engine power for the 2011 Audi A8 was enhanced to 372 horsepower applied through a standard quattro all-wheel drive system. LED headlights became an option on the 2011 Audi A8 sedan. In 2013, a pair of force induction powerplants replaced the 4.2-liter engine. A 333-horsepower, supercharged TFSI 3.0-liter V-6 as well as a twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V-8 engine generating 420 horsepower was added with the 2013 Audi A8.