Audi A8: the new generation will be presented in July in Barcelona

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test Units of the new A8.

The German firm has confirmed that it will reveal its new flagship, the new A8, the 11th July. This event will take place in the city of Barcelona, during the event Audi Summit, as confirmed by the brand in a press release.

This will be a sneak preview of the official presentation of the model, which is scheduled for IAA Frankfurt Motor Show, which is celebrated in the month of September in the German city.

we Understand that in July we’ll see the new design and we will get to know some of the first data of the model, while in September the brand will reveal all the technical specifications, as well as the composition of its range and the possible date of the launch of the new generation.

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design Sketches of the new A6, A7 and A8.

This will be the fourth generation of the A8, will be based on the new platform MLB Evo, which is shared with models like the Q7 or the Volkswagen Touareg, which was leaking today. This new generation of the largest sedan of the range German has already been seen performing his tests, confirming that his new aesthetic is strongly influenced by the Audi Prologue Concept.

Recently, the chief designer of the brand, Marc Lichte, revealed an image that was showing us the differences in design between the future A6, A7 and A8. An image based on a sketch that we understand only reflects part of the reality, since the models did not seem to save the correct proportions and appear somewhat distorted.

The new A8 to debut numerous new techniques, such as systems
driving assistance. As an updated version of the Traffic
Jam Assist
, capable of operating at speeds higher than 60 km/h in the middle
of heavy traffic, without need for the driver. The arrival
of the new model to dealers should be at the end of this
that same year, although this has not so far been confirmed by the
brand.