Communicating with journalists Auto Express, Audi’s chief engineer Stefan Knirsh said that the next-generation Audi A8 sedan may appear very luxury elongated version. Knirsh said that such an idea the company has pushed the commercial success of Mercedes-Maybach S-Class and the S-Class Pullman, which will compete in the upcoming top-end modification of the A8. In addition, companies are thinking about the issue of “eight” in the coupe body. It is known that the next generation Audi A8 will be available in 2018. Sedan receive autonomous control functions that allow the vehicle to maneuver yourself in the parking lot and move at speeds up to 60 km/h.