Premium car manufacturer, Audi has finally introduced the new concept SUV, 2018 Audi Q8 in the event Detroit Motor Show 2016. As the successor generation of Q, 2018 Audi Q8 become one of the most expensive variant of those who compete with competitors such as Bentley Bentayga.
The 2018 Audi Q8 has a design that seems to incorporate between a Sport Utility vehicle with Sport Coupe models. Starting from the stylish LED headlamps, grille octagon wide, frameless windows located on each side until the big rims measuring 23 inches.
2018 Audi Q8 entrust spurs heart of turbo V6 engine with a capacity of 3000 cc engine mated to an electric plug-in hybrid. The machine is able to drive a car from a standstill to a speed of 100 km / h in 5.4 seconds. The engines are mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission that also can generate power of 442 horsepower. As reported Autocar.co.uk, German manufacturer has not provided information about the selling price and marketing schedules.
“2018 Audi Q8 Concept is a high point for us. This model represents the strength of our brand in terms of technology and design in the composition of an SUV, “said Management Board Member Sales and Marketing of Audi AG, Dietmar Voggenreiter, as released Newspress USA.
The athletic body represents how strong this SUV. With a silhouette of a stocky, big grill, part of the C-pillars leaned typical of exotic cars. Even for the sake of maintaining its Coupe characteristic, Audi chose to use doors with frameless glass.
There are unique from the C pillar used by 2018 Audi Q8. The pillars inspired by the Ur-Quattro that was released in the 1980s. With a very wide shoulders, enabling engineers to widen the track wheel. This composition is expected to provide an appropriate proportion of this model as a car with all wheels motion schemes typical of Audi.
Despite the large dimensions, but the number of passengers who are able carrying only four people. But do not ask how squares. The room can be composed with a comfortable cabin for all passengers while presenting qualified luggage space reaches 630 liters.
One of the highlights described in the interior sector is the concept of 3D layout. Instruments dashboard, the door to the floor using a specially designed texture. Glossy carbon materials, woven fiber abstract to arrange striping aluminum accents in the cabin.
Because using the Plug-In scheme, meaning that the battery capacity of 17.0 kWh it can be recharged by plugging into the power source. If you do not feel like burning a drop of gasoline, the car can swing up to 67 km or about a half hour drive. Of course you could fill it again while walking using conventional engines.
All Wheel Drive motion systems are usually familiar Quattro, will function permanently and full time. So the computer will divide the proportion of power distribution on all wheels automatically. This system has long been trusted by Audi to deliver handling that qualified for the models.