Audi has given the official confirmation that the 2019 Audi Q8 model will be on sale during 2018. The exact date has not yet been specified, but it is expected until the end of 2017. Q8 SUV is just one of several models that Audi is planning to put on the market by 2020. The aim of the company is the annual sales of 2.4 million vehicles. In realization of this long-standing plan to participate several new models.
2019 Audi Q8 Design
2019 Audi Q8 will be on the top of the range Audi’s model lineup. Although it will be based on the same platform as the Q7 model, should be the maximum distance from it. The company has decided to size, quality and luxury upgrade this model compared to the rest the offer. 2019 Q8 will be long over 5 meters. Although the model is sold in all markets, its global character will be in some way ‘restrained’. This would mean that the 5-meter-long luxury SUV with all characteristics, primarily be offered to US and Chinese market. There, where all the larger, is better.
Regardless of the length, compared to the Q7 SUV, 2019 Audi Q8 will have the same wheelbase. They will have a shorter rear overhang, and will be 7 cm lower than the Q7 model. The fact that Q8 model will be offered only in the version with five seats remained unexplained. Whether Audi will offer Q8 SUV with five seats only somewhere, or there will be an option with seven or more seats? Together with the A8 model, Q8 2019 will represent the most beautiful, spacious and luxurious what Audi has to offer. Unlike all new and modified crossover models, designers will not try to give the vehicle a new coupe-like appearance. The new Q8 will have a roof with standard lines that provide enough space for headroom in the rear.
Specs and Engine Options
The latest information on Audi Q8 model does not concretized power units which will be found in the offer. Until now, the most likely the first choice of the conventional engine, cited 4.0 L V8 twin-turbo engine with 550 hp. Technology Autonomous driving will certainly find its application in this model, as well as engines with electric compressor. This would mean the use of the drive system which uses Audi SQ7. On offer will be surely will find a large selection of V6 and V8 gasoline and diesel engines, as well as a hybrid variant.
Price of 2019 Audi Q8
Based on all available data, and to a less luxurious version of Q7 SUV model, there are predictions the price range for this top model. The base 2019 Audi Q8 could have a price of $ 85,000 (61,000 euros), while the high-performance RS version with price tag has reached nearly $ 150,000.