17 June 2010
90-second verdict

The third generation A8 is the car Audi hope will move the model towards being a credible alternative to the Mercedes S-Class and the BMW 7-series.

First introduced in 1994 to replace Audi's flagship V8, the A8 comes in long and short wheelbase variants.

Jamie Corstorphine drives the short wheelbase, diesel version.

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4 February 2013

The Audi A8 is a technologically advanced, refined and beautifully made luxury car. SmileStandard equipment is comprehensive and the 3.0-litre diesel model combines effortless performance with impressive economy. Smile

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