2012 Audi A8 Long Term Road Test

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2012 Audi A8L: So, did the bike fit?

October 11, 2012

I'm not indicting anybody here -- no harm; no foul -- but we never heard if the bike fit or not.

Chief Road Test Editor, Chris Walton @ 12,234 miles

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2012 Audi A8L: And Another Thing

March 16, 2012


OK, OK, I'm wrong about the A8's trunk being "huge," but I'm sticking with its practicality. Let's say it's merely "sufficient" at only 13.2 cubic feet. Relative to others in its class it is small. The Mercedes-Benz S550 offers 16.4 cubic feet and the BMW 750i offers 14.0 cubic feet.

But there is this: A space-saver spare tire. It's not a full-size spare, but it's also not an inflator kit for run-flat rubber.

Just an FYI.

Josh Jacquot, Senior editor

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2012 Audi A8L: Practical Trunk Space

March 15, 2012


The A8's trunk has it all: tie downs, pockets with restraint nets, grocery bag hooks, a 12-volt power point and an elastic cargo net. Also, as you'd expect in a massive sedan like this, it's huge. And flexible.

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