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2011 Audi A8 Test Drive: Can Audi Best BMW and Mercedes Sedans?


2011 Audi A8 Test Drive: Can Audi Best BMW and Mercedes Sedans?:MW in the U.S. market, its all-new A8 is likely to be more than partially responsible for the feat. That's because this is a class that is ruled by te
MARBELLA, Spain—If Audi ends up making good on its lofty goal of toppling both Mercedes Benz And Bmw in the U.S. market, its all-new AUDI A8 is likely to be more than partially responsible for the feat. That's because this is a class that is ruled by technology—the absolute state of the art, in fact. And that means the newer the better. But youth isn't the only reason that the AUDI A8 is a serious threat to the current Bavarian establishment. From a touch-based interface that allows drivers to enter queries by simply drawing characters to an all-new eight-speed transmission and some of the highest-quality interior materials we've seen, the car is a monumental achievement for Audi.


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