You also need to think a little globally. Which is Audi's major market for the A6 ang A8? I think if you consider that likely the Chinese market is the largest, then you'll understand Audi's approach to styling, and to some extent, BMW's. Chinese, by and large, are not into cutting edge, swooping and sporty forms.
Originally Posted by f01driver
And I agree with the A8 looking "old", it's the same issue with the A6 which is a very dull car.
Audi is going to sell over 400K cars in China this year. The USA in 2011 was less than 120K.
Who know's in a few years, if you want cutting edge design, you may need to buy a Cadillac. Since the Germans may be designing to the Chinese instead of the Americans and Europeans.
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