Audi extend their SUV range with a more luxuries and sportier model the all-new Audi Q8. It has dynamic look with lower body, elegant style combines spaciousness with emotional lines of a coupe designed SUV. The Audi Q8 model is the top-range SUV of the Audi lineup, with powerful engines and new specifications like the both Petrol and Diesel, the future model will share the range of the Plug-In-Hybrid and fully electric.
Exterior Design of the Audi Q8
The all-new Audi Q8 is a SUV with length of 5.2 meters, coupe exterior design and sporty lines. In addition of the three meters long wheelbase the Audi Q8 gives plenty of space for both passengers and luggage.
Athletic and powerful silhouette, with flat C-Pillar and balanced proportions this Audi Q8 is more of a competitor for the few top range SUV’s, like the Bentley Bentayga, Lexus LF-1 Limitless, Porsche Cayenne or the Rolls Royce Cullinan.
Huge grille with chrome plated aluminium bars and matte grey finishing on the side, with two air-intakes on the lower section of the front bumper for adding more airflow into the engine and cooling the front carbon discs and brakes, as standard the Audi Q8 comes with DRL with optional Matrix BiLED headlights.
As standard there is 19 inch alloy wheels with optional bigger dimensions up to 22 inch for better stability in cornering, two colors are available for now Dragon Orange and lighter color Galaxy Blue, the wheel arches come as standard with the car color, but for the off-road enthusiasts it can be change with a black color.
Lighting his presence the Audi Q8 it can be seen from a far distance, not only from the front look but with the unique design of the rear side with the C-Pillar shape, LED strip that lighting the boot from the left to the right side, where the LED (Tiger Claw Design) rear tail lights are positioned familiar with the one on the new Audi A7 Sportback and new generation of Audi A6.
Premium look is finished with the matte chrome plated diffuser on the lower section of the boot with dual massive sized exhaust pipes that gives the most sportier look in the Audi SUV lineup.
Audi Q8 Interior Design
Like the exterior design of the Audi Q8, the interior design share some components with other Audi vehicles. The infotainment system which is familiar with the one of the Audi A7 Sportback, the ergonomic look of the dashboard and instrument panel which shares the same with the Audi A8 Sedan.
And the Multi Contour seats which are premium comfort seats are the same that are shared with couple of other models like the Audi A8 and the new Audi A6 S-Line.
The interior cabin is spacious, Audi designers sacrifice important feature for the look of the C-Pillar and that is the third row seats which only will be available with the one of the Audi Q7.
Yes only 5 seats will be available for the all models and variants of the Audi Q8 but with 600 liter boot or 1800 liter boot with folded seats down, its more than enough for the one that only need space for luggage.
Audi Q8 Safety Features and Technology
The Audi Q8 shares the same infotainment system like the new model of Audi A7 Sportback and Audi A6 Sedan, with one more option in the driving mode from the previous one that we saw on the Audi A7 Sportback is the off-road capability.
It is actually a driving mode which can adjust the optional air-suspension of the Audi Q8 it can be lift to gain more comfort on uneven terrain or rocky mountain roads.
Like the others Audi the Q8 has the 360 degree live camera view of the vehicle, wireless charging for smart phones that support wireless charging and ambient lighting that can be changed in adaptation of driving modes.
Specification and Engine Variety for the Audi Q8
The Audi Q8 will come with 3 engine type for now, the one that are shared with the MLB platform are the 3.0 liter 50 V6 TDI Turbocharged Diesel Engine with Quattro all-wheel drive with 282 hp with 600 nm of torque.
The other more powerful engine is the one shared with the Bentley Bentayga is the 4,0 liter Twin-Turbocharged TDI V8 engine with 435 hp and 900 nm of torque.
The other 3.0 liter V6 55 TFSI Twin Scroll Turbocharged Petrol engine with Quattro all-wheel drive produce 335 hp and 500 nm of torque.
Audi engineers said that the Audi Q8 will also be available with Plug-In-Hybrid and even Fully Electric drivetrain later on. All the variety of engines comes with the latest eight-speed automatic tiptronic gearbox.