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Their best engines with dialed comfort levels

Audi A8 – not a “Sun” car, right? Then again, why not?

Okay, that’s an expensive dirt barge that spends most of its life carrying its owner in the back, while a driver does the carpooling and keeps the champions away at business “meetings.” business.

The Audi A8 is an expensive dirt barge that spends most of its life carrying its owner in the back

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The Audi A8 is an expensive dirt barge that spends most of its life carrying its owner in the backCredit: Provided
Designed for rear-seat owners, Audi has upgraded the comfort level of the new A8

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Designed for rear-seat owners, Audi has upgraded the comfort level of the new A8Credit: Provided

But I do know for a fact that these pages are read by FTSE 100 owners as well as their drivers, and the thing about flagship models like the Audi A8 is that they’re showcases of technology that will soon be on the roads. lower car model in the grocery chain.

Look at the interior technology of the Mercedes C-Class then compare it to the S-Class – 40 times more expensive – and you’ll see exactly what I mean.

Designed primarily for rear-seat owners, Audi has improved the comfort level of the new A8.

Air suspension is standard equipment, but the faster S8 now comes with road-scanning technology that can adjust power to each wheel depending on the terrain ahead to keep it level with the chassis.

It’s clever stuff and it performs better than other basic systems found in cars like the Genesis GV80 but – and it’s big but – you’re paying close to £103K for the S8.

I’ll wait for it to arrive on the Audi A4, thanks.

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All engines, with the exception of the 60 TFSIe plug-in hybrid, come with 48v mild hybrid assist, which not only reduces economy and emissions but also results in smoother take-offs from the ground occlusion.

No more pouring a cup of coffee down your white shirt before the big client meeting.

Speaking of PHEVs, it now has an improved electric range of 36 miles – more than enough to get from Mayfair to Canary Wharf without using gas.

A rear-wheel steering is an option on most models but is standard on the S8 and top Vorsprung models. Stability is noticeably improved at high speeds, as well as quicker parking.

And there’s S Line trim for the first time, which adds the usual sport glitter and headlights, better seats, the usual stuff.

MAIN FACT: AUDI A8

Price: £74,985
Engine: Gasoline 3 liter V6
Power: 286hp
0-62mph: 5.9 seconds
Max speed: 155mph
So economic: 40mpg
CO2: 184g/km

Want to have fun in your luxury limo? The S8 uses a muscular V8 to accelerate from 0-62mph in 3.8 seconds and hit 155mph.

Don’t forget that you won’t be able to buy a new V8 anytime soon, whether you’re the CEO of a company or not.

The A8 is one of the most expensive ways to own an Audi, but I recently looked at some data on cars that depreciate the most and the A8 comes in at the top.

So if you’re happy to wait five years, you might be able to pick up one to steal. You didn’t hear that from me, did you?

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