The Audi acknowledged one year ago that there are plans to develop model 2016 Audi Q8, but was still no final decision has been made. British Auto car, citing insiders, Audi claims that not only plans that are marketed this model, but also its fully electric version with the tag e – on. There will be also few high-end SUVs on the market for that year like, Bentayga Bentley, Jaguar F-Pace, Maserati Levante and, possibly, the 2017 Lamborghini Urus, which will make this competition more interesting.
2016 Audi Q8 – Exterior and Interior Design
The new 2016 Audi Q8 will be the main competitor to the model Range Rover Sport and is expected to be based on an extended version of Volkswagen’s MLB platform that will be used in the new generation of the Audi Q7, Porsche Cayenne and Volkswagen Touareg and Lamborghini SUV. The new 2016 Audi Q8 will be the largest SUV in the Volkswagen Group, and this is one of the previously published renders its possible appearance. The new model will be 300kg lightweight compared to the previous Q7 and will have the bunch of elements that is included in the previous model like track and wheel base. The Q8 will be certainly with Quattro 4×4 but we don’t have official information. With a new interior material, Q8 breathes with a luxury and sports design. The new LED display, Bluetooth, USB, and lots of high-end stuff will be included. Take a peek under the hood for engine and performance.
2016 Audi Q8 – Engine and Performance
The new Audi Q8 from rumor over the internet will have a tree type of engine. The first one will have 6.0 liter W 12 engine that will develop more than 600 hp and 550 lb-ft of torque, and will accelerate from 0 – 60 MPH in under 3, 7 seconds and maximum speed will be 175 MPH. The Second one engine will be a 3, 0 liters supercharged hybrid with 415 horse power. And the final engine will have a 4, 0 liter V8 twin – turbo engine around of 520 horse power. The second one and the third one will come with all-wheel drive system and 7-speed automatic transmission.
2016 Audi Q8 – Price and Release Date
The new model Audi q8 will be announced in the mid of 2016. The price will be around $150, 000; the SUV is a bit more expensive than the competition, but that’s because they will have an engine that is used in some of the luxury car like Bentley.