“Charged” SUV Audi Q8 RS caught on the tests without camouflage


On the “Nordschleife” of the nürburgring have photographed the “charged” SUV Audi Q8 RS. According to forecasts, this version will be the most powerful crossover in the Audi lineup and will occupy a niche between the Porsche Cayenne Turbo and Lamborghini Urus.


Unlike the usual diesel and Q8 crossover coupe SQ8 enough: the flagship stands out for the original bumpers with huge air intakes, low profile tires with 22-inch wheels, a pair of oval exhaust pipes, divorced, the edges of the rear bumper and bright red brakes.

The interior design is kept secret: it is likely that differences from SQ8 the cabin will be reduced to a more sporty front seats, carbon and metal inserts on the front panel, tunnel and door cards.

Under the bonnet of the RS Q8 will be placed 4.0-liter V8 engine with twin turbocharging, issuing about 600 horsepower and is already familiar on models of Porsche and Lamborghini Urus. It is also possible variant with a hybrid power plant, which was first introduced on the Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid – in this case, the return will amount to 680 horsepower.


If premiere Audi RS Q8 will be held next month at the Frankfurt motor show, the European sales of the model will begin before the end of the year.

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