Audi Q8 RS was faster than officially stated

Audi Q8 RS was faster than officially stated


According to official information, the model is able to accelerate to “hundreds” in just 3.8 seconds. However, measurements by independent experts have shown much better results.

We have repeatedly seen information that some manufacturers deliberately understate the capabilities of their cars in promotional materials. In particular this sin German automakers, scrupulous suitable to your reputation. At this time, stir in the Audi, to belittle the capabilities of the budget version of the Lamborghini Urus. Record in its class on the track of Nurburgring Audi Q8 RS was faster than stated.

As noted in the official documentation, the “charged” flagship from Ingolstadt is able to accelerate to 100 km/h in just 3.8 seconds. Independent experts were able to record the maximum speed, acceleration 3.58 seconds. And the car itself weighs 2 315 kg without the driver. Acceleration to 200 km/h took only of 11.71 seconds.


All this became possible thanks to the forced biturbomotor 4.0-liters. This same unit is set for RS models, the RS7 Sportback and RS6 Avant. The crossover is able to develop up to 600 horsepower and 800 Nm of torque. Paired with him running a sports “automatic”, also received special firmware. In addition, the RS Q8 is additionally equipped with starter-generator and brand-wheel drive system that distributes torque in proportion of 40:60, giving more power to the rear axle.

It is worth noting that the obtained results are superior to even the official possible Lamborghini Urus. Model under the Italian brand is able to accelerate to “hundred” for 3.6 seconds and 200 km/h gain in 12.8 seconds.

At the moment, taking orders already opened with an initial value from 127 000 Euro.

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