The A8’s blend of performance, comfort and serenity are wedded to its beautifully built, practical and well equipped interior. In fact, we reckon that, by a whisker, it beats the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, which shows you just how good to drive and be driven in the current Audi A8 isread the full model review
Opting for S line trim gets you larger 19in wheels, Matrix LED headlights with LED rear lights, front sports seats and rear privacy glass.
Engine:L 50 TDI Quattro
The 3.0-litre V6 diesel has 282bhp. It's a brilliant engine in the A8; with 443lb ft of torque available from low in the rev range, performance is remarkably brisk and overtakes largely effortless, while it also manages to return decent fuel economy. Paired to a slick, eight-speed automatic gearbox it proves to be both smooth and whisper quiet, too.