2020 Audi A8 12-Cylinder Review, Specs, Engine, & Redesign

2020 Audi A8 12-Cylinder Review, Specs, Engine, & Redesign – Previously this week we noticed, via our peers at Car and Driver, that Audi has no ideas to build a successor to the present R8 supercar. Properly, based on yet another statement, the R8 isn’t the only big-engine Audi going away. The W12-powered variant of the A8 is set for the chopping block as well.

Audi A8 12-Cylinder

Audi A8 12-Cylinder

In a discussion attended by Car and Driver, Peter Mertens, Audi’s R&D boss, disclosed to editors at the Geneva Motor Show that the Audi A8’s 585-horsepower W12 trim is not long for this world. “We are not going to have the 12-cylinder forever,” Mertens stated. “There are consumers who truly want the 12-cylinder and they are happy with it and are going to have it,” he added. “But this is proceeding to be the last set up.”

Audi A8 12-Cylinder Interior

Audi A8 12-Cylinder Interior

Audi exposed the existing A8 in 2020; presuming the W12 is available for the full lifetime of this model, 12-cylinder followers will more than likely have several years to obtain their large-displacement Audi. And if you’re an enthusiast of VW Group’s compact 12-pot engine, don’t be concerned-Bentley has no objective of getting rid of the engine, which presented most recently in the all-new Continental GT preparing 626 horsepower.

Audi A8 12-Cylinder Specs

Audi A8 12-Cylinder Specs