Audi Club Auction Watch: 02.24.2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="68864"] Words: Steve Johnson With so many incredible auction platforms, both traditional and untraditional, enthusiasts could spend all day searching all these outlets for interesting cars hitting the market.  Audi Club aims to keep its members up to date with Ingolstadt’s finest as they are listed with this new series of stories.  We’ll scour the auction houses we know looking for interesting new finds, and hopefully our Audi enthusiast ...

Find of the Day: 2003 2Bennett Restored & Customized Audi A8L-S8 quattro

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="68520"] words: Bill, photos: 2Bennett Audimotive The D2 A8 was the 1st mass-produced vehicle with an all aluminum monocoque (Audi Space Frame). The Audi Space Frame Concept was revealed at the 1993 Frankfurt Motor Show and the production model at the 1994 Geneva Auto Show though it wasn't until the 1997 model year the the A8 was launched in the North American market. They were offered in both the A8 (standard wheelbase) and the A8L (long wheelbas...

Emotional Premium Mobility: Interior of the Audi A8 Affers a High-Quality Experience

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65886"] source: Audi AG Atmosphere of comfort and well-being play central role in the luxury segment How Audi responds to market conditions and customer needs Agility and driving dynamics are important characteristics of the flagship vehicle The needs of potential A8 customers are changing. They desire emotional and comfortable mobility experiences that fit their individual lifestyles. Values such as time, space, and indi...

Sharpened Design and Innovative Technologies for the Flagship: The Enhanced Audi A8

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65562"] source: Audi AG Digitized light for more safety and a progressive technology experience Extensive technology portfolio with many intelligent functions A8 L Horch as the top model for China With sharpened design, particularly in the front and rear, and innovative technologies, Audi is ensuring the increased presence and sporty elegance of the A8. For that reason, the company with the four rings is even more intensively working out the...

Find of the Day: 24K-Mile 2012 Audi A8L W12

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60049"] words: Bill, photos: Bring A Trailer Now that I have your attention, let's turn ours to this beast.While it's not an S8, this is no slouch. Back in 2012, Car & Driver stated 'Ease is among the chief differentiators between the obnoxiously wealthy and those who are merely ultra-rich. Ease of buying your way into finer polo clubs, out of lesser felonies, into better key parties, that sort of thing. When it comes to the Audi A8L W-12, th...

Spy Photo: Audi Horch A8L

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57421"] Wait...did you just say Horch? The rumor that Audi will bring back the Horch name plate for an ultra-luxurious car to fight against the Mercedes Maybach has been swirling around for some years now and back in 2019, Audi confirmed the plans. Well to be honest, they did just confirm the car not the Horch name. But with Mercedes using Maybach for its luxury version of the S-Class, it makes sense for Audi to resurrect the Horch name for the b...

Audi TechFocus: Locally Emission-Free, Efficient and Fit for Daily Driving: Audi’s Formula for Plug-In Hybrids

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52153"] source: Audi AG Plug-in hybrid models enable mobility with zero local emissions Other PHEV models to join compact and full-size car lineup this year Holistic mobility concept: e-tron Charging Service facilitates charging Clear answers to critical questions: why PHEVs are better than their reputation suggests A conventional internal combustion engine or a fully electric powertrain? There is a third answer to this fundamental qu...

Find of the Day: 2001 Audi A8L

words: Bill Cho, photos: Classic Driver In 1994, Audi debuted a new vehicle at the Geneva Auto Show, the A8 (D2 Typ 4D). Build on the new aluminum Audi Space Frame, it was a competitor for the Mercedes Benz S Class and the BMW 7 Series. This particular Cashmere Grey Pearl A8 is the Long Wheel Based version which added 5 inches of rear legroom. Also, it only has 55,100 miles. That's only an average of 3,250 miles a year! The ad in Classic Driver reads as follows: This 2001 ...

Audi A8L e-tron Spied in Death Valley (Exclusive)

It's no secret that Death Valley, California is a popular place for car manufacturers to test in extreme temperatures. In as much, keeping an eagle eye when in the area is well worth it as you may spy something that hasn't been seen before. Case in point is Audi Club member Troy Sicotte who was cruising through the area and noticed an as-of-yet-unseen Audi A8L e-tron hiding in plain sight. Given the A8 has already been revealed on a show stand and is even on the market in Europe, it's...