Confirmed by sister publication Motor Trend's editor-in-chief, Ed Loh, Audi's U.S.
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Audi is busy at the 2012 Paris Motor Show--currently underway--unveiling a vision of what the automaker's crossover future could look like, but it seems that vision may already be changing shape.
Real life driving isn't always fun—city traffic can be oppressive, zealous engines are often harnessed, and the brake pedal might be employed more than the gas.
For the 2013 model year, the Audi A8 is dropping its much-loved standard 4.2-liter V-8 engine that makes 372 horsepower in favor of a supercharged 3.0-liter V-6 capable of making 333 horsepower.