The performance-focused Audi RS Q8 made its global debut today at the LA International Auto Show. This gorgeous Audi combines the best of SUV practicality paired with eye-catching, sleek Audi coupe design. That means you will be able to enjoy a head-turning vehicle with the flexible capability to carry passengers or cargo as needed.
The RS Q8 will feature a biturbo V8 engine, promising an exhilarating driving experience. The RS Q8 actually produced the fastest production SUV lap at the Nurburgring racetrack. The amazing power of this engine pairs perfectly with the eight-speed Tiptronic® transmission and exceptional handling of the quattro all-wheel drive system. Customize your drive with the Audi drive select system with its seven modes: auto, comfort, dynamic, all-road, off-road, and two configurable settings. This system can alter inputs to the engine, transmission, air suspension, all-wheel steering, and power steering to deliver the a dynamic drive every time. Plus, the system can also affect engine sound so the vehicle’s sound can match the drive style.
The exterior and interior designs will be every bit as amazing as the performance. The athletic appearance is enhanced by the dynamic roofline and pronounced wheel arches. The resulting appearance is unmistakably Audi! The cabin has a refined styling that is luxurious and elegant. It features the MMI® touch response system for excellent accessibility to infotainment, communication, and navigation systems through an easy-to-use touch display. The special RS data shown on the MMI display and Audi virtual cockpit display provides information such as lap times, torque, tire pressure, and g-forces. The Audi RS Q8 provides you the option for passengers or cargo with its three rows of seating and ample cargo area. Fold down the seats to create up to 60.7 cu ft of cargo space!
The Audi RS Q8, the first Audi RS-SUV to be available in America, should be available in 2020. Thelen Audi will keep you updated as more details arrive so you know when you can order yours!