2018 Audi Q8 Release Date

After the announcement and promotion of the new Q7 SUV, Audi announced the arrival of 2018 Audi Q8 SUV model. This luxurious Audi SUV will arrive on the market in 2018. It will, at the same time, represent the top offer from Audi Q family. This luxury SUV is not the only new feature that Audi is prepared for the future period, when it comes to crossover SUV models. Specifically, at the Auto Show in Geneva, in 2016, was shown the smallest Q model, Audi Q2. In addition, the company is preparing the successors of the current Q3 and Q5 models, then the new crossover Q1, Q4 and Q6 and fully electric model. So, with concomitant luxury Q8, Audi will significantly improve the entire crossover SUV offering.

2018 Audi Q8 VS Q7

The new Q8 SUV will be a luxury model, which by its size will be very similar to the Q7 model. This model will be based on the MLB platform. In relation to the Q7, will have very similar dimensions when it comes to the length and width of the vehicle. However, 2018 Audi Q8 will be lower than the Q7, by about 2 inches. In relation to the Q7, the new Q8 should have a wider track, while predicts that the wheelbase will be around 118 inches.

Reduced vehicle height, compared to the Q7 model, will lead to less space for the heads of passengers who sit in the back. Also, 2018 Audi Q8 will have a smaller storage volume. According to the latest information, to produce the vehicle will be used aluminum and carbon fiber. This will, in many ways, influence the reduction of vehicle weight, and therefore the fuel economy. As things stand now, Audi Q8 will be produced at the factory in Bratislava, Slovakia.

2018 Audi Q8

2018 Audi Q8 Specs

2018 Audi Q8 will be offered only in the version with five seats. This luxurious five seat SUV will possess a high level of equipment, with the most modern systems and technologies. What is certain, Q8 will possess a large number of high-tech elements, such as the new MMI Multi Media Interface System, OLED high-definition digital display, and many others.

It is not known final driveline specification. However, it is certain that on the offer will find V6 and V8 diesel and petrol engines. In some announcements mentioned in the sports version of the 2018 Audi SQ8. This version is expected with a 4.0-liter V8 twin-turbo diesel engine.

Besides different version with conventional engines, the range will be found, and Plug-In Hybrid versions of the model. 2018 Audi Q8 Plug-In Hybrid is expected with a combination of gasoline engine and electric motor. Announces the possibility of electric driving mode, but with autonomy of about 50 kilometers. With this hybrid version, it can be expected and the version that would combine the diesel engine and electric motor.

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