In the last 2017 Detroit Auto Show, Audi Q7 has been caught by spy photos and also in the testing on the road. It means that this car is very popular and indeed many people are interested with this SUV car. To get more and more fans, the Audi’s next flagship for the Q lineup is almost ready to be presented to the world. The new SUV car is called 2019 Audi Q8. The upcoming 2019 Audi Q8 will be similar to the smaller Q7 because they share the same platform, but the changes in some aspects are ready to blow our mind. With the new version of it, it is surely will encourage more rivalry against Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe, Land Rover Range Rover Sport and BMW X6.
2019 Audi Q8 Sharper and More Aggressive Exterior
When it comes to the exterior of 2019 Audi Q8, new design will be upgraded. The Q8 will borrow some design cues from its smaller version. However, the style will be sharper and more aggressive in appearance. The front end will receive more accentuated grille compared to the brand’s other SUV models and Q7. On the rear, there will be full-width, slim taillights.
Roomy Interior of 2019 Audi Q8
When it comes to the interior of 2019 Audi Q8, it resembles to A8 cabin. The new Audi is going to be roomy, comfortable and also very well equipped. On the center of the dashboard, there will be two touchscreens with MMI infotainment and the other for climate control and other settings. The surfaces of the cabin will be painted in glossy black color to enhance more elegant look. Moreover, 2019 Audi Q8 will receive latest safety, driver assist and infotainment tech features.
Audi Q8 2019 Hybrid Engine Specs
When it comes to the engine performance, 2019 Q8 will be powered with several types of engine. There will be installation of V-6 and V-8 engine and most likely a hybrid powertrain. So, the base will be a 3.0-liter V-6 turbocharged engine. It will produce 354 hp and 369 pound-feet of torque. Another option will be a 4.0-liter V-8 twin-turbocharged engine. It will produce 429 hp and 663 pound-feet of torque. These engines will pair with an 8-speed automatic gearbox. While for the drivetrain, the all-wheel drive system will be at standard. Furthermore, rumors say that there is also a base 3.0-liter V-6 turbo combined with an electric motor. This engine will produce 442 hp and 516 pound-feet of torque.
2019 Audi Q8 Release Date and Price
Regarding the release date, 2019 Audi Q8 will arrive sometime during 2018. While for the price, there is still no information about it. However, many people predict that it will be around $60,000 or $80,000.