2011 Audi A8

Best 2011 Car Interiors: Ward’s Picks The 10 Best
Best 2011 Car Interiors: Ward’s Picks The 10 Best

It’s a tough job, but someone’s got to do it. Imagine having to sit in and drive 51 all-new cars or those with significantly upgraded interiors. Editors at Ward’s took to the assignment during February and March and ultimately determined the list of Ward’s 10 Best Interiors...Read More»

2000 Audi A8
Homeless Man Protests Over $8000 Transmission

Not everyone has an economic safety net. Some just have a laptop, a cell phone and their car. In Minneapolis a man has made an 11 year old Audi A8 his home for months at a time, but now his options are dwindling for lack of an operational transmission. The single, 53 year old homeless person told...Read More»

2011 Audi A8
Trash-Talking: Audi A8 Says Good Night

If you are located anywhere in North America, or are a fan of American football, you know the Super Bowl is coming, which means a few things: Excess, Advertising overload, beer-swilling and pizza joints across the hemisphere are rejoicing at the impending eat-o-rama. Oh, and I almost forgot, lots...Read More»

Audi YouTube Channel
Audi Launches New Custom Interactive YouTube Channel

Like other automakers, Audi will be running an ad during the Super Bowl. In conjunction with the release of the new ad last week, Audi launched one of the first interactive custom channels on YouTube in the automotive industry. Audi's YouTube channel looks different than others. A full size ad...Read More»

2011 Volvo S60
Family Car Guide's Best Winter-Weather Sedans, Part Two

Slogging through the slush and snow this winter is one thing if you’re outside with snowboots and the right outerwear. It’s another if you’re driving the family sedan and it’s not adequately equipped to deal with the snow, ice, sleet and dangerous driving conditions. In this...Read More»

Audi A8 Experience app for iPad
2010 Los Angeles Auto Show: Audi Debuts 'Audi A8 Experience' App For iPad

Audi has released yet another app for its fans -- this time, one centered on the company's flagship A8 sedan. Unlike many of the automaker's other apps, the "Audi A8 Experience" isn't about racing or games, but capturing the luxury experience. The app aims to give users a good idea of the A8's full...Read More»

2011 Audi A8
Going To Extremes: the Short List for North American Car of the Year, Part Two

In part one of Going to Extremes, we covered the compacts, hybrids and electrics and a mid-size affordable sedan that appear on the short list for the North American Car of the Year (NACOTY). Here we cover the rest of the list. Note how things suddenly change character. All these entries are luxury...Read More»

Audi A8 MMI Navigation with Google functionality
Audi And Google Take Top Tech Honors (It's More Exciting Than It Sounds)

We love a good telematics system, and Audi's MMI is a really good one -- so good, in fact, that it took home the award for "Best Embedded Telematics Navigation Product" at the 2010 Telematics Awards. And before you ask: • Yes, there is an annual Telematics Awards ceremony. • Yes, there is a...Read More»

BMW's Jack Pitney
Video: BMW, Audi, Volvo Talk About Selling Luxury In A Recession-Wary World

The world of today is a little different from the one we inhabited just two or three years ago. Free-wheeling credit, a strong housing market, Pontiac: all gone, the dusty excesses of yesteryear. Even luxury consumers -- usually a consistent lot -- have pulled in the reins on spending. But of...Read More»

2011 Audi A8
Audi, Volkswagen Expand HD Radio Availability For 2010

Audi and Volkswagen both today announced the expanded availability of HD Radio in 2010 model-year vehicles. Volkswagen did not give specifics of which models will get the upgrade, though Audi said that it will offer HD Radio with its tuners on the 2011 Audi A8, A6, and Q7 models, and with the...Read More»

2011 Infiniti M
L.A. Auto Show: 2011 Infiniti M Unveiling Today On Facebook

Yesterday's Facebook unveiling of the 2011 Audi A8 caused a buzz in the auto media, but we're not entirely sure that Audi's gamble paid off. At the moment, there aren't any photos or video of the sedan on the A8 fan page and just 61 comments -- only four of which were posted after the reveal. (Fave...Read More»

2011 Audi A8 teaser
Today In Social Media: 2011 Audi A8 Unveiled On Facebook

Speaking of Audi and advertising, the company plans to unveil the 2011 Audi A8 today at at 6:30pm ET -- not just for a select group of journalists, but for all the A8's Facebook fans. The timing of the live event might seem curious, since it comes after two major U.S. timezones have shuttered for...Read More»

2007 Mercedes-Benz F700 Concept
Engines Will Shrink For Fuel Efficiency, But You'll Pay More For Less

It's long been tradition that big cars have big engines. But fuel-economy standards (in the US) and carbon emissions limits (in Europe) mean that even the big cars of tomorrow will have to use far less gasoline than they do today. One way they'll get there is by radically downsizing the engines...Read More»

2011 Audi A8
2011 Audi A8 On Track

The 2011 Audi A8 is on track to emerge sometimes next year. The current A8 and long-wheelbase A8L get high marks from our test drivers here at TheCarConnection.com, but today's top Audi has been around since 2003 while a new BMW 7-Series and a new Mercedes-Benz S-Class have been introduced. A minor...Read More»

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