Audi A8 vs BMW 7 Series | What's the best luxury saloon to drive? | Autocar


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    When it comes to luxury saloons, BMW's 7 Series has long been regarded as 'the ultimate driving machine', as the slogan goes. Can the all-new 2018 Audi A8 knock it off top spot as the best driver's car in the class? Matt Prior and Dan Prosser take the luxo-barges to one of Autocar's favourite Welsh B-roads to find out. Subscribe now: smarturl.it/autoca
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Antonio Benson
Antonio Benson

Thank you BMW 7 to you all.

Vor 6 Tage
Danny Tan
Danny Tan

good video informative for Car lovers 👍👍👍

Vor 7 Tage
ferrrini
ferrrini

Audi A8 is more tecnologic but Bmw 7 has more sensible and elegant interior design. I wanna drive Bmw 7 series.

Vor 7 Tage
Max Collu
Max Collu

Both amazing ! + Mercedes S class

Vor 10 Tage
kyaw zaww
kyaw zaww

i like audi a8

Vor 13 Tage
Tankado
Tankado

BMW is utter crap, they didn't make a good sedan since 2001

Vor 15 Tage
Chiro Videos TV
Chiro Videos TV

Another yawn-fest from the two most miserable yet least charismatic reviewers in the UK. This is what happens when you get print journalists to do social media. Zzzzzzzzz

Vor 19 Tage
Alper Зафер
Alper Зафер

Bmw loser 😂😂 audi the best ❤️❤️

Vor 28 Tage
Black Hand
Black Hand

376 audi disagree :D

Vor Monat
muhammad naveed
muhammad naveed

And the award goes to Mercedes S class,

Vor Monat
Vláďis Mata
Vláďis Mata

BMW ❤❤❤

Vor Monat
* Boxxx *
* Boxxx *

That Audi looks really ugly... I am a bimmer fan but S class is best - always was, always will be

Vor Monat
Emad Ahmed
Emad Ahmed

This is in stark contrast of what Mat Watson says. He says the interior quality of the A8 is the best in class and the steering of the 7 Series isn't that good.

Vor Monat
Siyah Army
Siyah Army

waow

Vor Monat
thanasis constantinou
thanasis constantinou

I think the concept of the luxury product, so well described by the ancient Greeks , is completely misunderstood nowadays. Luxurious , it's a product that performs just as well all the functions it's intended for. In this sense, BMW's 7 series superiority in driving behavior and ride quality combined with it's more functional interior , which you described so well , and also the fact that cracks, squeaks and other unpleasant noises are inconsistent with the high price of a luxury car, are proof that BMW 7 series is obviously superior to A8. Furthermore, the nice, elegant screens that are supposed to make you make your job easier, are nothing but trouble when you drive and do not have the functionality and ease of use of the traditional knobs.

Vor Monat
colin5577
colin5577

When are Audi going to go the whole hog and just run the grille across the whole front of the car and embed the headlights in it? Set permanently to full beam, obviously. And framed by a ring of 1000 DRLs.

Vor Monat
tomas kazkoks
tomas kazkoks

BMW BIG 💩💩💩😂

Vor Monat
tomas kazkoks
tomas kazkoks

Audi best

Vor Monat
A khaleel
A khaleel

I owned the three brands, Audi Mercedes and BMW, Audi and Mercedes are really far superior in every way to  BMW but BMW spend a lot more money on marketing, which is reflected on these two unqualified reviewers, I still switch between, Audi and Mercedes but will never  buy BMW again because the amount of troubles I had, you have to slow on corner when it is wet, the car is not comfortable, road noise is too high relative to compatitors, I really hate BMW because I was coned by biased reporters  when I bough my first BMW thinking I am getting a better car than Audi or Mercedes I could not even sell the car easily I sold it in Auction at the end.

Vor Monat
rounak73
rounak73

Virat Kohli at 1:54

Vor Monat
ADAM STOUT
ADAM STOUT

My god that Matt Prior is one boring bastard to watch and listen too!

Vor 2 Monate
Kristóf Kiss
Kristóf Kiss

Base spec Audi and a high spec bmw , what a "fair" review.

Vor 2 Monate
Mihir Pratap Sah
Mihir Pratap Sah

1:53 king kohli 😍

Vor 2 Monate
Thabelo dzivhani
Thabelo dzivhani

What’s funny is that,the guy who was driving the a8 was talking all the bad things about it only,and the guy on the bmw was talking good things about it only,it was very biased!!!!!

Vor 2 Monate
Many Cypy
Many Cypy

Bmw

Vor 2 Monate
Shaan Rathod
Shaan Rathod

Both inferior to S class sooooooooo

Vor 2 Monate
vsboy 25
vsboy 25

Bmw cars still ride better then Mercedes and Audi

Vor 2 Monate
Rishabh Rajvansh
Rishabh Rajvansh

Virat kohli @ 1: 55!!

Vor 2 Monate
H.A VIDEO
H.A VIDEO

Audi

Vor 2 Monate
adilonline82
adilonline82

Back in the day, reviews were done by field experts and people who knew what they were talking about. Nowadays, thanks to wikipedia, a big ego and a sponsor, any Vlogger is now an “expert” What a joke....

Vor 2 Monate
sujain khan
sujain khan

7 series is best car

Vor 2 Monate
fu 93
fu 93

BMW 7 series vs vw passat on steroids lmao.

Vor 2 Monate
Chris Coyle
Chris Coyle

Sorry, The A8 basher moment is at 1:17 to be exact. My inattention to detail and inaccuracy means I should expect a call from Autocar any day soon.

Vor 2 Monate
Chris Coyle
Chris Coyle

The "A8 basher" seen on the bmw's infotainment display at about 2 mins tells you all you need to know about these pricks' pre-meditated conclusions. Utter drivel and predictably biased.

Vor 2 Monate
Nonbelieverification
Nonbelieverification

That Audi interior is creaking and squeaking like crazy. Something you expect from a 90's Nissan perhaps...not from a contempory luxury saloon.

Vor 2 Monate
colt 45
colt 45

Audi looks classier

Vor 2 Monate
Ibrahim Hafeez
Ibrahim Hafeez

Audi is far much better than Bmw/Old Cow 😂

Vor 2 Monate
Rakesh Kumar
Rakesh Kumar

i like 2of them 👍

Vor 2 Monate
cartmann227
cartmann227

A8 every time

Vor 2 Monate
wave runner
wave runner

The front of the A8 looks like a 2005 model year.

Vor 2 Monate
CRYPTO GARAGE
CRYPTO GARAGE

I see in the comments all the audi fan boys crying bias.. bottom line is the 18 7 series is far more superior in all aspects then the heavy boat anchor 18 A8.. cheers!

Vor 2 Monate
Live Jones
Live Jones

Audi has dropped the ball on that front facia it is hideously overly gapped. Two touch screens!? so now I have to look at and for everything where is the luxury in that?. I currently own a 09 A8 which I still like a lot, when I'm ready to rid of her it wont be this A8. Not spending that type of money for something I can barely look at and have to deal with a finger print factory on the inside. Audi pick up the design pen and put down the tablet on the next go round...please.

Vor 2 Monate
YourGodsIcon
YourGodsIcon

I have watched hundreds and hundreds of car review videos over the past 15 years and I have never seen camera placement as satisfying as the ones that are presented inside these two luxury vehicles. I get such a sense of the true ambiance and all-encompassing inclusion from the well thought out placement of these cameras, I feel like I know what it's like to ride inside each of these two vehicles. Thank you, and please, continue to do so. Subscribed.

Vor 2 Monate
Vikas Kumar
Vikas Kumar

It's one of the worst car channel

Vor 2 Monate
J R
J R

You forgot to add in the title... SPONSORED by BMW

Vor 2 Monate
lee nevin
lee nevin

That touchscreen would get on my tits

Vor 2 Monate
Mean Veckor
Mean Veckor

BMW IS KING 🤴

Vor 2 Monate
myvolvoforlife
myvolvoforlife

I’ve driven the 50TDI in the new A6 and the transmission is horribly slow and jerky when downshifting. Also the V6 has noticeable turbo lag and is lacking below 2000rpm. It’s Avery disappointing powertrain for a luxury car...

Vor 2 Monate
Podia Pod
Podia Pod

That grill from the Audi is almost identical to Hyundai's

Vor 2 Monate
Sir. Proctor
Sir. Proctor

Bias

Vor 2 Monate
SeniorLeb
SeniorLeb

BMW drives better

Vor 3 Monate
Stefan Constantinescu
Stefan Constantinescu

I would buy 3 series and 5 series hads down But in that class .... As bmw fan as I am ... S class IS THE CLASS

Vor 3 Monate
shahnwaz khan
shahnwaz khan

Being a user for Bmw 530 d and Audi A6 at same my favourite is always 530

Vor 3 Monate
Breaking Cycles
Breaking Cycles

Can’t wait until the new S8 comes out. It’s gonna blow the doors off the Bimmer.

Vor 3 Monate
Aigars Mahinovs
Aigars Mahinovs

If you want do *drive* a luxury BMW ... get the 8 series. It is fantastic.

Vor 3 Monate
Govind Shankar
Govind Shankar

Audi is the best!!only autocar says bmw is the best rest of all says Audi!! how can you compare topend bmw to a base Audi? there is adaptive dampers for Audi which is the best suspension system in the class!!

Vor 3 Monate
Emad Ahmed
Emad Ahmed

I actually like the interior of the 7 Series more. It has the same quality as the A8 but it looks classier and more plush. And all the controls are more user friendly, the A8 just isn't that intuitive to use.

Vor 3 Monate
Marco Aurélio
Marco Aurélio

Perfect. Thank you.

Vor 3 Monate
Tlhogi Leshabane
Tlhogi Leshabane

BMW forever

Vor 3 Monate
BEAST
BEAST

All know that 2 boys hate Audis****

Vor 3 Monate
emil klotz
emil klotz

Best driving car on the class is the Jaguar XJ

Vor 3 Monate
Svt Trips
Svt Trips

I've been drivin around in all three cars to work. And I must say, S class is really great, but there are a lot of cheap plastic in the back and for such an expensive car, It shouldn't have that. The Audi A8, is great I love VW group cars, but to me it feels a lot like premium VW sedans (arteon). It has some really cool tech and it is really smooth to be drivin in. But it still has a little bit of cheapness to it. The BMW is great, the quality is just on point it's so smooth, and the gear shifts are in another league. Tho' it got some plastic, it don't feel as cheap for some reason, I don't know if they use some other materiels or not. BMW cars, just has something special to them. - I am a previous owner of the Audi, VW group cars. But I am now an owner of a BMW, just to be clear and honest.

Vor 3 Monate
Din Mk Photography
Din Mk Photography

Obviously auto car has been paid by BMW? I’ve driven both these cars and I can Audi is more sophisticated than bmw in every way.

Vor 3 Monate
Empire Aussie
Empire Aussie

Luxury does not automatically mean touch screens and crap.

Vor 3 Monate
sonnyblack0870
sonnyblack0870

I don’t like the way the new A8 looks, I thought the last gen was better looking inside & out, and I really don’t like how Audi went to touchscreen only and got rid of the MMI controller.

Vor 3 Monate
Real M
Real M

It's a natural thing for the BMW to drive much better than an Audi. And the new line of BMWs easily beat everything from both Mercedes and Audi, from 1-series to M-cars to the limousines.

Vor 3 Monate
HyperbirdF6
HyperbirdF6

Why don't you guys ever read? They are talking about a drivers car, not comfort or anything else!

Vor 3 Monate
jay deep
jay deep

90% or more percentage of the people watching this video wouldn't be able to buy this car

Vor 3 Monate
Horacio
Horacio

Autocar had better days seriously....why dont you guys just review BMW cars? this channel should be called AUTOBMW

Vor 3 Monate
MJ Qail
MJ Qail

Yawn, can someone please wake me up when they have an interesting review

Vor 3 Monate
George M
George M

This Autocar review reflects my own experiences with Audi and BMW. I have a BMW 750i with Dynamic Drive and bought a Audi A7 Prestige TDI with Quattro. The BMW 7-series with Dynamic Drive is THE best driving car I've found. It erases road imperfections, holds the road well and takes corners like a M3. My only complaints are that it's much heavier than it feels, making it hard to stop in bad weather, and the maintenance I've done (such as replacing valve seals) has been very time intensive. ...but, BMW's SQL-based ISTA is amazing and I've never had trouble finding part numbers or updating my car's firmware regularly. I bought the Audi A7 in hopes of a sportier ride mixed with better fuel economy for my daily commute, but it's just well-balanced and dull. Best I can say is that Audi is very practical. (This applies to every aspect of the car from the steering feel to the stereo.) I have to take turns at about half the speed of my 7-series because of the understeer and there's almost zero steering feedback in the wheel, no matter the setting (Comfort, Auto or Dynamic). Steering feels more like one of those video game steering wheels than actually driving a car. Ironically, I feel every bump in the road (and the roads here in Chicago are horrible), but Quattro works pretty well in bad weather. ...another huge issue is that Audi also has a lot of electronic bugs (such as the mirrors stop folding out if I lock the doors at the same time or the folding screen sometimes takes a minute to initiate) and their Java-based ODIS software requires a costly online subscription package (meant mostly only for Audi dealerships) to do most things. ...and forget about regular firmware updates as Audi doesn't believe in them. (Updates require SVM codes found in TPIs, which are usually a response to mass consumer complaints or lawsuits.) That said, it's a fine daily driver, but more comparable with Lexus/Acura than Mercedes/BMW. Based on my experiences, I'm not buying another VAG car in the future. They look fine and some specialized makes/models (such as Porsche) are great at one thing, but there are too many compromises that I'm not willing to make. BMW, in my own experiences, is more of a "best-of everything" or close to it experience.

Vor 3 Monate
Alvin Jose
Alvin Jose

every thing they say starts with BMW, its obviously biased. In truth the 7 series is better at steering because it has a mechanical feel. however the A8 is superior in tech. Both are excellent and just depends on the drivers typw

Vor 3 Monate
Grey
Grey

S class... its the S Class... could have saved money and time and just asked me...

Vor 3 Monate
Dilshad C N
Dilshad C N

Status symbol always goes to RR Bentley Merc Bmw Jaguar Audi

Vor 3 Monate
Cloud Cata
Cloud Cata

Not gonna lie. As much as I like Audi even though I prefer BMW and I own a BMW, this new A8 is absolute dogshit. The 7 series looks so much better both interior and exterior

Vor 3 Monate
Jamie Pickles
Jamie Pickles

The Price of Autocar Is £3.80

Vor 3 Monate
Broncho Gillespie
Broncho Gillespie

The current Audi gearboxes, manual excluded are simply terrible, they have so much lag that they are downright dangerous, I won’t have another Audi until they sort this problem out, I value my life too much. The person that signed them off must be a comedian.

Vor 3 Monate
Safaa Aljbory
Safaa Aljbory

I am a BMW enthusiast, but I adore modernity, innovation and excellence, in terms of interior design and technology Audi has outperformed the BMW .... BMW is technically stingy like Apple and I'm sure it's creative! My point of view ; )

Vor 3 Monate
Victor
Victor

Both cars look so extremely boring and those interiors are straight from the 00’s

Vor 3 Monate
Eddy Kenton
Eddy Kenton

BMW bumlickers

Vor 3 Monate
turbisios
turbisios

the most stupid review i ve ever seen!! wtf??

Vor 3 Monate
BadBoySamko
BadBoySamko

Fake video. Two BMW fans are testing Audi vs BMW. Of course that they will choose BMW as a winer. What's the point od the video ???

Vor 3 Monate
SS8000cars
SS8000cars

Panamera 4S by a country mile!

Vor 3 Monate
animeonperseest
animeonperseest

What the hell is wrong with the rear head rest on the BMW?

Vor 3 Monate
LEE AVISON
LEE AVISON

Totally understand that , I've driven many of them new 740e 740i and 760L , It feels so precise and you sit and feel like you are driving a 1 series . (did i just say that) It handles beautifully

Vor 3 Monate
abdul rafey Khan
abdul rafey Khan

Guys if you are reading the comments while watching the video, stop watching it. Its simple nonsense and waste of time. The reviewers seem to be on BMWs payroll. You will not be getting the true and honest picture so unless you are a die-hard BMW fan who enjoys to bully there is nothing much here. The real title of the video should have been "Audi vs BMW | Which company pays Autocar more for marketing"

Vor 3 Monate
James Dickenson
James Dickenson

Did they need to do a road test to know which would drive better?

Vor 3 Monate
swansea007791
swansea007791

How much will it cost to repair when those VW group electronics play up and stop moving those air vents forward ?

Vor 3 Monate
James Dickenson
James Dickenson

Nearly everybody grumbles about having screens for basic operations like heating controls but car manufacturers STILL do this

Vor 3 Monate
tony david
tony david

you are all useless you only did this video to insult the a8 don't you have any other job you don't understand cars a8 is the best car in it's class but this video is all about a8 humiliation did you paid to do so

Vor 3 Monate
anjan rai Kateel
anjan rai Kateel

Why did you purposefully highlighted Virat kholi at the beginning?

Vor 3 Monate
Zahid Khan
Zahid Khan

Yawn

Vor 3 Monate
Kaleem Mirza
Kaleem Mirza

The guy in audi-A8. I think he personally doesn't like audi .. He's fucked up with the review n sitting in a Audi .. he's impressed by BMW ..! What the F !! The audi have .. many good features n a dynamics too ! The guy in Audi should be in office ..not in vedios .. u people are giving one sided review !

Vor 3 Monate
nakul singh
nakul singh

A kind of video I was just waiting for a luxury saloon which one is for driver.

Vor 3 Monate
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_썽

역시 GERMANY

Vor 3 Monate
powersliding
powersliding

a8 grill, shocker..head needs to roll in audi horch

Vor 3 Monate
multan rasuli
multan rasuli

Mercedes s class is the best luxury car! U r a car reviewer but u don’t know this. It’s a shame

Vor 3 Monate
Cagri Yüksel
Cagri Yüksel

I hate it when simple people can't get the concept of a review... They SPECIFICALLY said this is about the driving experience and not which car is better to be driven in ... The Audi could be better on the back seat area you know this was not about which car is overall better but feels better to drive you ignorant poeple

Vor 3 Monate
jonny5777
jonny5777

Great review chaps. I never thought I'd say this but I prefer the Audis interior. It's a shame nobody really buys saloons these days, they're so much better looking and cooler than SUVs.

Vor 3 Monate
Kanon Мебельная фабрика
Kanon Мебельная фабрика

F...ck yeah!!! BMW is the best all round and all day car!

Vor 3 Monate

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