2018 Audi A8 breaks cover – debuts piloted driving tech

The new Audi A8 has officially made its world debut at the Audi Summit in Barcelona. Now in its fourth generation the 2018 Audi A8 utilises the company’s MLB platform, first used in the current generation Q7 seven-seat SUV. The new platform allows significant weight savings and application of alternative powertrains such as battery electric.

With a new design language, the new A8 also debuts the next-generation touchscreen operating concept and new hybrid and electric drivetrains. The A8 is also the first production Audi developed with extensive self-driving capabilities.

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