The German car manufacturer Audi is certainly one of the best companies in the world. They have great SUV models and their Q lineup is something really special. The Q7 model is their biggest SUV and the flagship model. At least will be the flagship model until the brand new 2019 Audi Q8 hit the dealerships around the world. The most recent Audi SUV’s will be exceptional model and we can expect it on the market by the end of 2018. The Q7 is more like a family SUV while the brand new Q8 is more coupe-like. Although there is no so much official information, we will try to present you this model as best as we can. Just don’t forget that everything is mostly based on speculations and rumors, but of course, there is going to be and some official info as well.
2019 Audi Q8 Render
2019 Audi Q8 Exterior design
The exterior design of the future SUV will be amazing. According to some rendering photos, everything from the outside is phenomenal. This model will be very similar to the current Q7 but of course, there will be some differences. At the first glance, the Q8 actually looks like a sporty version of Q7. If you are wondering how that looks? The answer is an extraordinary and interesting concept. It is a child between a sport car and SUV, sound good? From render images Here we can notice similar front grille as in the Q7, but sharper. Actually, everything on this model will be sharper and thinner.
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The headlights will be very nice and thin while the technology that powers it is the newest generation of LED system. Down low, the front bumper will be more massive and muscular than in the Q7 model and it will be fitted with the larger air intakes and with the LED fog lights. The rear side will be inspirited by mentioned model but will be more stylish and sleeker. According to our sources, this model will have a length of 197 inches.
New Audi Q8 2019 Interior
The interior design of the recently developed 2019 Audi Q8 will be very elegant and comfortable. Also, compared to the Q7 model, this one will be definitely more luxurious from the inside. Seems like there will be so many soft-touch materials such as aluminum, wood, leather and carbon fiber. Leather and Alcantara will be standard upholstery materials. There is no official info, but so many rumors suggest that the dashboard will be the same as in the Q7 model which is we think excellent move. We can expect new MMI system. Considering that this is more couple like a vehicle, we expect a five-passenger capacity, but some rumors also suggest that we can expect seven-passenger capacity(but unlikely). We will find out soon.
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Engine and Performance
Underneath the hood, the resulting model will be powered by few gasoline and diesel engines. This is also not confirmed yet, and as soon as we receive official info from Audi, we will update our review.
So, rumors suggest that should be the 2.0 L, 4-cylinder engine that will be pulling around 252 hp and 272 lb-ft of torque. Also, the second unit should be a 3.0L V6(probably TFSI) engine that is capable of delivering 333 ponies and 325 lb-ft of torque.
On the diesel side, we can anticipate a 3.0 L, TDI rated at 272 horsepower and 442 lb-ft of torque as well as a turbo diesel V6 with a max power output of 218 ponies and 369 lb-ft of torque. Furthermore, there are high possibilities that Audi will make another option
in the form of e-tron Quattro model, a TDI engine with electric motor help. Considering global electrification of vehicles, it is a certain thing.
Probably all 2019 Audi Q8 engines will use an 8-speed automatic transmission system ZF-sourced, that will send power to all wheels.
Price and Release date
The release date of the 2019 Audi Q8 will be probably by the end of 2018. When it comes to prices, the new model will have a starting price of around $66,200.
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New Audi Q8 2019 photos(render images)