June 30, 2005
Source: Audi of America
Detroit, MI – For the second consecutive year, the subscribers of AutoWeek magazine have named the Audi A8 as the Best Luxury Car in their “America’s Best” Awards. Despite the fierce competition in this segment, Audi’s much acclaimed A8 sedan once again came out in first place.
Audi first brought this generation A8 to these shores in June of 2003 as the A8 L with its abundant luxury features, standard quattro © permanent all-wheel drive, aluminum construction and dynamic driving experience. Now the A8 is available in two additional versions both with quattro all-wheel drive as standard: the A8 with its shorter wheelbase for more dynamic driving and the A8 L W12 with its 450 horsepower W12 engine and long list of exclusive features which mark this sedan as the best of the best.
Earlier this year the A8 was named Automobile Magazine’s 2005 All-Star Luxury Sedan, the winner of”Edmunds.com’s Top 10 Cars for CEOs in the “Under $75,000 For Work” category and received Consumer Guide’s “Best Buy” rating in the Premium Luxury Car category.
This year’s results appear in the July 4, 2005 issue. According to AutoWeek, it is in this competition where their subscribers choose the hottest, sexiest, most desirable cars, trucks and SUVs in the land. These awards have been held every year since 1990.