Audi A8 2017
The 2017 Audi A8 carries a braked towing capacity of up to 2300 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.
The Audi A8 is also known as the Audi A8L, the Audi A8 W12, the Audi S8 and the Audi S8 Plus in markets outside Australia.
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Audi A8 Reviews
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Audi A8 3.0 TDI 2014 review
Audi A8 L 3.0 TDI 2014 review
Mercedes S-Class vs Audi A8 vs Land Rover Range Rover 2014
Audi A8 4.2 TDI 2014 review
Audi A8 2017 Price and Specs
|Audi A8 Model||Body Type||Specs||Price from||Price to|
|3.0 TDI Quattro||Sedan||3.0L Diesel 8 SP AUTO||$87,100||$110,110|
|4.2 TDI Quattro||Sedan||4.2L Diesel 8 SP AUTO||$139,200||$176,000|
|L 3.0 TDI Quattro||Sedan||3.0L Diesel 8 SP AUTO||$70,900||$89,650|
Audi A8 2017 Q&As
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Genesis G90 - Any chance for Australia?
Both the existing Genesis G90 (and its closely related Kia K9 sedan) are flagship models not available in Australia due to the tiny pool of buyers that swim in the upper-luxury segment dominated by the Mercedes-Benz S-Class.
The main stumbling block is probably the prohibitive cost of engineering these left-hand-drive market models for right-hand-drive. At over 5.2 metres long (and counting if you include the limo version), these are way too large for British roads, and the expected sales volumes from the rest of the right-hand-drive countries combined including Australia just doesn't make a viable business case for them.
Plus, big luxury SUVs are where the customers are heading, so a luxury crossover flagship from fledgling Genesis would make much more sense anyway. Sorry, but please don't hold your breath for a G90 in Australia any time soon.
However, the all-electric G80 – Genesis' big 5 Series-priced rival – is said to be heading Downunder inside the next 12 months. The EV limo is the brand’s first fully electric model and will have “more than 500km range” to take on the coming Mercedes-Benz EQS electric luxury flagship sedan.Show more
Audi RS8 - Will we ever see an ultimate performance version of the A8?
While a one-off RS8 prototype of the previous-generation (D4 series) A8 was created in 2013, it never went into production, as we understand there just wasn't enough demand for that sort of high-performance internal-combustion engined limousine.
Tesla's successful Model S, on the other hand, has demonstrated the viability of an electrically powered large-sedan flagship, and so with Audi going down that path with the help of Porsche with its e-tron GT series, it is unlikely that we will see anything racier than an S8.
We hope this helps.Show more