As reported by German magazine Auto Bild and quoted worldcarfans on Monday (3/21/2011), Audi is reportedly preparing A9 as a 2-door coupe based on the Audi A8.
Most likely this car will get to market in 2014 with a starting price of 80,000 Euros, or approximately USD 992.5 million.
Previously also broke the news that Audi will release A9 with four doors that will share the platform with the Lamborghini Estoque production against Mercedes-Benz CLS and Porsche Panamera. Lamborghini and Audi are both subsidiaries under the Volkswagen group.
The possibility also Audi will use the same framework with the A8. Even if it really has to be produced, possibly this car will both be built at the factory Audi, Neckarsulm which during the manufacture A8.
However, Audi A9 is likely to be equipped with a new engine developed by Audi. Machines configured with a capacity of 4.0 liter V8. With 6.3-liter W12 engine can also be an option.