Seen by many as a direct response by Audi to the BMW X6, the company is currently working on the new 2017 Audi Q8. Set to be released sometime next year, the industry has already started talking about it. After all, Audi, one of the biggest and well-respected car designers haven’t and will never disappoint. It is said this upcoming ride will be built on the same platform as the Q7, but its unique design will attract the attention of some many customers.
Audi Q8 – Exterior and Interior Design
From images we have managed to see so far, this ride is going to come with one of the fascinating looks. It will come with a sleeker silhouette courtesy of a lower profile roofline, and the car will look like a more beefed up version of the ever beautiful car, the A7. The front fascia has also seen some good work go into it; it will be somewhat larger and more striking. The model will also feature new alloy wheels. The LED lights have been refreshed and will be ideal in all weather conditions. There will also be strong fog lights that will surely come in handy in during those foggy weather conditions. The front also will come with great air inlets that will cool air under the car’s hood.
The inside of this car is precisely what is supposed to be the climax of the whole design. The interior design is expected to surpass that of its predecessor. According to our sources, seats will come fully complete with high-quality leather that is comfy to the skin and unbelievably easy to clean. For entertainment, there will be a music stereo system. For safety reasons, this car will come equipped with seat belts, airbags, and parking sensors. Other goodies consumers are going to net from this car include a GPS navigating system to allow drivers to travel to any part, rearview camera, traction control, modern air conditioning cruise control, Bluetooth connectivity, Wi-Fi among others.
Audi Q8 – Engine Options
According to initial reports, this new flagship SUV, the upcoming Audi Q8 concept will receive a varied range of gasoline and diesel V6 and V8 engines. The supercharged 3.0-liter V6 gasoline engine will be offered as well as the diesel version of the same engine. The hybrid version will likely have an engine of 2.0-liter four-cylinder. On top of that, we are likely to see a 4.0-liter gasoline V8 engine. This unit will be mounted on an 8-speed automatic transmission system. It will be a front wheel drive car with an option of turning it into a 4-wheel drive car.
Audi Q8 – Release Date and Price
As far as release date and price is the concern, the company has not released any official information, but our sources indicate that this outstanding ride might hit dealerships and showrooms near you by the end of 2017. The initial cost is expected to be around $50,000 and $70,000. However, don’t get excited yet; these figures could change once the car hits the market. With all having said and done, the upcoming Audi Q8 is are worth saving for; it is a car that has been designed to meet the demands of people who are seeking for a luxurious and comfortable car.