Αν και δεν έχει ανακοίνωθεί τίποτα ακόμη απο την πλευρά της Audi για το νέο A8, ένα forum του εξωτερικού Gulf4Cars παρουσίασε κάποιες φωτογραφίες απο το νέο (;) μοντέλο.

Εμείς τις παρουσιάζουμε με κάθε επιφύλαξη.

Ολόκληρο το post απο το forum :

[Source: Gulf4Cars]

Assuming they’re accurate (far from guaranteed), the photos (or ‘chops) show an evolutionary exterior design — no surprise, as the A8’s a good-looking car. Up front, the gigunda shield grille is bookended by new-look headlamps that follow the lead of the 2009 A4. Down low, the side intake/fog lamp housings are reshaped as well. Out back, the taillamps ape the ones found on the A4, A5, and revised A6 — a move that ensures the family resemblance is maintained straight through the lineup.relocated to the angled console extension under the climate controls — where the ashtray lives on the current car. It’ll be interesting to see how this works in practice, because while the audio and MMI interface placements in the current A8 family may seem unorthodox, they’re actually easy to use.

Inside, there are some immediately noticeable changes. Yes, the design themes are typical Audi fare, but the control arrangement has been rethought. A restyled shifter is now located farther back and closer to the driver on the center console. It looks kinda lonely there now, because the main MMI controller and audio functions have been

We’ll keep you posted as more info on the next-gen A8 trickles out in the weeks and months to come, when it’ll become obvious whether these images are legit or not. Thanks for the tip, Anwar.