Audi’s New SUV Coupe` Model Audi Q8 Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Audi Q8 has been launched this year on January 15th. This model of Audi is an effort in increasing the line up of the SUV/ MUV series that Audi has come up with. Audi Q8 is a high-end coupe SUV that is built on the same platform as Porsche Macan and Lamborghini Urus. This is the first SUV Coupe` model by Audi Cars to be launched in India.

Audi Cars come in different models in India:

  • Q3, Q5, Q7, Q8 SUVs/ MUV Category
  • A3,A4, A5, A6 and Audi RS 7 Sportback
  • Audi RS 5, R8
  • Audi A3 and Audi A4 convertible cars

Audi Q8 is a five-seater coupe built to compete with the likes of BMW X6 and the Mercedes GLE Coupe. Audi Q8 has a sole of 340 hp, mild Hybrid, V6 petrol engine. This has been brought about in India as import and will be limited to 200 units. The prices of the series will be starting from Rs 1.33 Crores.

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The interior of the Audi Q8 is a signature of Audi with a virtual cockpit and infotainment screen with a glazed dashboard. It will also feature the new design on its newer model with a hexagonal grille and sleek headlamps. It has a sporty look with large wheels and a low roof. The cockpit has a sea of the touch panel controllers to ensure the surfaces are clean. It has got all the features of high-end Audi with a panoramic sunroof, 360-degree parking assist, ventilated power seats.

It comes under the variant 2.0- liter and 3.0-liter petrol versions with a 48V mild-hybrid system making 340 hp and 500 Nm of torque. The engine is clubbed with an 8-speed DCT automatic gearbox. The interior design, layout, and features are inspired by the Audi A6. The AC vents are integrated into the Dashboard as strips which gives a neat look and finish to the interiors.

Rivals for the Q8 include Range Rover Sport, Porsche Cayenne Coupe, and the BMW X6.