The Audi Q8 has finally arrived in India at a price of Rs 1.33 crore (ex showroom). The Audi Q8 has become the flagship SUV of India. The length width and height of the car will be 4986mm, 1995mm, 1705mm respectively with a wheelbase of 2995mm.If compared to the Audi Q7 the length of the car is lesser by 66mm. The Audi Q8 is going to be a 5 seater with a boot capacity of 605 litres.
If we talk about under the hood, the Q8 offers you a 55TFSI petrol variant which is powered by a BS6-compliant 3.0 engine with a 48V mild hybrid system that produces 340ps of power and 500Nm of torque. The Q8 incorporates a lithium ion battery and a belt alternate starter, during braking it can recover up to 12kw of power and it can recharge the battery. It will have an 8 speed automatic gearbox with AWD.
In terms of design, we get to see a massive grill from Audi which is flanked by LED headlamps and moving to the rear Audi is offering connected LED tail lamps and dual exhaust tips. The Audi Q8 will come with 21-inch alloy wheels with an option of 22 inch too.
The Audi Q8 gets ambient lighting, connected car tech, 4 zone climate control, a panoramic sunroof, cruise control, powered front seats and Olufsen sound system and it provides you a ton of safety features like 8 airbags, ABS with EBD, a 360-degree camera, tyre pressure monitor, lane departure warning, front and rear parking sensors.
Audi offers a dual touchscreen display, the one on the top will be 10.1 inch display which will be for navigation and infotainment system and the one on the bottom will be an 8.6 inch display which will be for the 4-zone climate control.
This car will directly compete with the BMW X6.