The flagship Audi A8 D5 sedan in the new body – this is the fourth generation of the A8 model. Accurate information about the premiere of new items yet, but the car was already spotted Photospies during road tests. While the body of the new Audi A8 (2017-2018) is completely covered with camouflage, but even through it can be seen that in general largely sedan design remains similar to the predecessor, and major changes have focused on the front and rear of the car. Apparently, the flagship will get a completely different front, in the style of Prologue concept with the original grille and narrow head optics. Change and taillights, bumpers and other body panels, although the shape will be recognizable. The basis of the new Audi A8 D5 has laid down a modular chassis MLB Evo, will reduce the weight as compared to the previous generation machine. Data on power units for the sedan yet. It is not excluded that the car will get a 4.0-liter diesel V8 supercharged triple that in the Audi SQ7 produces 435 forces. And on top of the range can accommodate a 600-hp W12 engine capacity of 6.0 liters, borrowed from the SUV Bentley Bentayga. Of course, will be in the line of motors, and more modest, but such information will be known later. One of the key pieces of Audi A8 2018 in a new body will be a function of the autopilot D5, which alone is capable of driving a car, not only on the track but also in the city. However, so far only at speeds up to 60 km/h. But it will be an option. The price of the new Audi A8 and the date of commencement of sales yet to be announced.