Audi Caught Testing Massive A8 Limo

Audi is testing out a massive six-door limousine based on the A8, but we’re not sure why. 

The prototype seen in the photos is wearing official Audi test plates, but that doesn’t explain its existence. With a new Audi A8 due out in 2017, this could be a prototype for a next-generation long-wheelbase A8 model.

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It could also be a one-off project for a high-paying customer, or even a dignitary such as German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

With Mercedes offering the uber-luxury Maybach S600, Audi might be looking to play in the same space with a limousine version of the A8. Now only time will tell.

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