Manufacturer from Ingolstadt Audi has started to develop Q8 as a representative model in Sports Activity Coupe crossover segment. There are a few significant competitors like BMW X6, Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe, Porsche Cayenne and others. What is the secret of the 2018 Audi Q8? First of all, it comes something sportier than current Q7 model. Furthermore, 2018 Audi Q8 has established coupe roof line which presents the main change. That’s not all; changes are visible in the cabin just like at the high-tech devices list.
This beast is launched by gasoline and diesel V6 engines, while V8 is dropped in oblivion. Finally, the German carmaker obtrudes e-tron drive which is very close to the American customer. The expectation from 2018 Audi Q8 goes in direction to adopt luxurious accents for the crossover segment. If is possible? Until now you can saw the progression in all area of this kind of vehicle.
2018 Audi Q8 Exterior Design
For someone who watches global trends in coupe crossover segment, testing of 2018 Audi Q8 in Scandinavia is very interesting. What camouflage hides from curious eyes of the observer? Perhaps new design language? That’s correct. Namely, new design language takes inspiration from recognizable Prologue concept. Further, the large number of details is borrowed from second-generation Q7. By the way, we think that some distinctive lines are same just like in flagship sedan A8 model. A mixture of existing models goes toward the evolutionary stage when you expect something new. On the front fascia, you will be surprised with larger single-frame grille with eight corners. Also, you can see thinner LED headlights compared to Q7 model. Body lines are sharper than earlier. If you look at the rear end then you will understand that revision has happened. Like cake, the last and the sweetest, coupe roof line for the end.
2018 Audi Q8 Specification
When we speak about specs then we think on a range of V6 gasoline and diesel engines. For example, 3.0-liter V6 produces 333 horsepower and 325 pound-feet of torque. Diesel option gives next numbers and those are 272 horsepower and 442 pound-feet of torque. Next to standard specification 2018 Audi Q8 includes a turbo-diesel V6 engine with 218 horsepower and 369 pound-feet.
E-tron version combines existing diesel V6 engine with an electric motor. Such as result, it delivers 373 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque. In pure electric mode, e-tron has autonomy of 34.8 miles. In addition, engines lineup also includes four-banger engines which are more effective than others. All in all, eight-speed automatic transmission sends power to all four wheels. Maybe are you wondering about a platform of 2018 Audi Q8? In question is second-generation MLB platform from Volkswagen. It has a length of almost 197 inches. Dimensions are incredibly great. VW’s platform is shared with Audi Q7, Porsche Cayenne, Volkswagen Touareg, etc.
Maybe are you wondering about a platform of 2018 Audi Q8? In question is second-generation MLB platform from Volkswagen. It has a length of almost 197 inches. Dimensions are incredibly great. VW’s platform is shared with Audi Q7, Porsche Cayenne, Volkswagen Touareg, etc.
2018 Audi Q8 Interior
Interior is very luxury and reminds on Audi A8. Dashboard is originally from Audi Q7 with the digital cluster, new air vents and more. Seats cover Alcantara leather upholstery in different colors. The carmaker will insert wooden details, aluminum, and other finest materials. The 2018 Audi Q8 is a comfortable and luxury crossover. On equipment list, you can find MMI system with navigation, 10.1-inch screen and smartest technologies.
2018 Audi Q8 Price & Release Date
Its premiere will be at Detroit Auto Show in January of 2017. Price depends on engines and trim packages. Assumption related to price is in a range between $66.000 and $119.000.