The novelty was cheaper than many of its competitors, such as Lamborghini Urus, which is in Europe, asking for 200 thousand euros.
It is worth noting that the German automaker presented two premieres at the auto show in California. One of them is a crossover Audi Q8 RS, received the 4.0-liter eight-cylinder engine with two turbines, with technology off of the cylinder and mild hybrid drive. The power plant produces a total power of 600 horsepower and 800 Nm of torque.
The driver can change the engine sound by using the system Audi drive select. Additional exhaust system RS sport gives an even more sporty sound.
It is known that a mild hybrid (MHEV) based on 48-volt main electrical system. It is a belt starter-alternator connected to the crankshaft. During braking, it is capable of producing up to 12 kilowatts of power and store it in a small lithium-ion battery.
The interaction of the components of the MHEV seriously improves ride comfort and also allows to achieve reduction of fuel consumption of 0.8 litres per 100 kilometres.
New from Audi has got air suspension and sway bars from SQ8. We will remind, it was released this year with a diesel engine in Europe.
It is reported that Audi Sport will be equipped with the RS Q8 enhanced suspension for better handling and maneuverability.
Display driver has several special screens version of RS, and also other pleasant things for comfort.
Sales model will start in Germany in the first quarter of next year, and we have the novelty will appear not earlier than the first half of that year. The German dealers SUV is available for 127 thousand euros.