After launching the Q8 flagship SUV in India earlier this 12 months, Audi is all set to launch the RS Q8 right here this month. Audi confirmed the August launch on Saturday however didn’t reveal a lot concerning the car itself.
The Q8 was launched in India at a beginning worth of ₹1.33 crore (ex showroom) and it takes luxurious to the subsequent degree in a bid to problem the likes of Porsche Cayenne. When launched, the RS Q8 will change into essentially the most highly effective SUV from the German automotive maker within the nation. Powered by a 4-litre TFSI twin-turbocharged V8 petrol engine, the RS Q8 has some severe efficiency capabilities, moreover its imply visible profile. Transmission duties are managed by an eight-speed Tiptronic auto unit.
Examined and tuned on the famend Nurburing race monitor in Germany, the RSQ8 raced to a lap time of seven:42:25 over the course of 12.94 miles (20.82 kilometre) ring. It’s hardly stunning as a result of the SUV has thunderous 582 bhp to supply and max torque of just about 800 Nm. This helps it blaze to the 100 kmph mark in simply 3.7 seconds and makes it one of many quickest SUVs wherever.
There are as many as seven drive modes contained in the RS Q8 on supply in worldwide markets which permits for an entire big selection of steering, suspension and transmission shift packages. 22-inch wheels will come as commonplace and whereas the Q8 itself is a feature-loaded automotive, anticipate the RS Q8 to take issues to the subsequent degree contained in the cabin as effectively.
Anticipate the Audi RS Q8 to be priced upwards of ₹2 crore and it might go head on in opposition to the Porsche Cayenne Turbo and Lamborghini Urus.