Atelier Manhart presented a set of improvements for the “charged” crossover Audi RS Q8, dubbed RQ 900. The number in the name is not accidental – it is the power of forced biturbomotor. The price of the SUV, copies of which will limit the ten instances, is 280,000 euros.
The first thing experts Manhart modified chassis – Audi RQ 900 sits 30 millimetres closer to the ground than normal RS Q8, then put on the new kit. It includes the hood, front splitter, fender flares, side skirts and diffuser. The cabin of the crossover is stitched in black leather with contrasting stitching and accents, adorned in Alcantara and pads made of carbon fiber.
But major changes occurred under the hood. Powerful V8 4.0, working in conjunction with a mild hybrid system, got bigger turbochargers, new enhanced components and rewrite the firmware of the control unit. At the same time modernization was subjected to transmission and exhaust system. Moreover, the order can be set including bezkatalizatornye downpipe or straight through muffler.
After the improvements, the impact had grown from 600 forces and 800 Nm of torque forces to 900 and 1080 Nm of torque, but on the dynamic characteristics of the RQ 900 did not report. The usual Audi RS Q8 exchanged first hundred through 3.8 seconds, 0.1 seconds faster than the current Porsche Cayenne Turbo. Lamborghini Urus slightly faster acceleration from a standstill to a hundred he takes 3.6 seconds.