Audi will soon release their new SUV, which will be sold as 2018 Audi Q8. Camouflaged test version of future Q8 SUV was spotted during road testing. Production of this model was done on MLB Evo platform, which was also used by Bentley Bentayga, new Lamborghini Urus and Porsche Cayenne. Speaking of dimensions, upcoming Q8 will be lower, shorter and wider than Q7 model.
It looks like it will have more aggressive design, along with wider track and shorter rear and front overhangs. Interior design should be borrowed from Audi Q7 version. Only difference is that new Q8 will only offer 5 seats, instead of 7 seats, which were offered by Q7. There were even some speculations bout top of the range Q8 having only 4 seats inside the cabin, but this is still unconfirmed.
2018 Audi Q8 engine performance specs
2018 Audi Q8 engine lineup will be very similar to the Audi Q7 model. It should get all new 3.0-liter V6 twin-turbocharged engine, which can deliver around 360 horsepower and 330 lb-ft of torque. New 2018 Q8 could also be powered by new 4.0liter twin-turbo V8 engine from Panamera. This powerful V8 can produce between 450 horsepower in base version, up to 600 horsepower in the RS and S versions. We may also expect 4.0-liter V8 triple-turbo engine rom SQ7 model. This engine generates 450 horsepower and 600 lb-ft of torque. All-wheel drive Quattro system will be available as standard equipment, along with ZF 8-speed automatic transmission. There is no information about 2018 Audi Q8 fuel economy specs.
2018 Audi Q8 release date and price review
2018 Audi Q8 release date is still unannounced from the company officials. Also price of future 2018 Audi Q8 is still a mystery. We expect to get new details about this SUV in near future.