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      05-18-2011, 01:14 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by MMMorish View Post
You are right, though loosely based! The Flying Spur is largly based on the A8 W12.
Flying Spur is most closely related to the VW Phaeton, which has a separate platform from A8 (makes no sense I know).

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volkswa..._D_platform#D4

The A8 has an aluminum space frame which makes it lighter than rivals. Incidentally it is my favourite luxury flagship.