Alluring A8: Audi's new limousine

Audi's new limousine is a veritable luxe barge brimming with tech and personality

Exquisitely furnished and finished, with open-pore wood veneer and lush leather, the Audi A8 also has black mirror touchscreens on the fascia and a fully digital instrument panel behind the wheel.
Exquisitely furnished and finished, with open-pore wood veneer and lush leather, the Audi A8 also has black mirror touchscreens on the fascia and a fully digital instrument panel behind the wheel.ST PHOTOS: CHONG JUN LIANG
Exquisitely furnished and finished, with open-pore wood veneer and lush leather, the Audi A8 also has black mirror touchscreens on the fascia and a fully digital instrument panel behind the wheel.
Exquisitely furnished and finished, with open-pore wood veneer and lush leather, the Audi A8 also has black mirror touchscreens on the fascia and a fully digital instrument panel behind the wheel.ST PHOTOS: CHONG JUN LIANG

There is only one small dial in Audi's new flagship A8 limousine. The rest of the cockpit is lined with black mirrors - touchscreens from which you can access the car's infotainment system, as well as its long list of conveniences.

As unnerving as that may be for the technophobe, it is a taste of things to come.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 22, 2018, with the headline 'Alluring A8'. Subscribe