New Audi Q8 RS caught on Nurburgring


The flagship crossover Audi in the near future will be presented in the most powerful its execution. In the meantime, a test prototype of the novelty was spotted at nürburgring race track.

As was said earlier, the German automaker plans to introduce before the end of this year a total of six models of high-performance RS-family. Known approximate date of the show one of them – we are talking about “hot” station wagon RS6 Avant. This car can show in September.


In this article we want to talk about the current flagship crossover prestigious company, but rather about the most powerful his performance RSQ8. The prototype was spotted at nürburgring race track.

From the normal version of the model, the novelty is distinguished by the oval exhaust pipes. The test car was a disguise front and rear bumper and side sills.

The sound you hear, definitely not created a diesel engine, and most likely a 4.0-liter twin turbo V8, most likely, with some additional hybrid component for a low level boost and a better fuel efficiency. Expect somewhere in the region of 600 horsepower of modestia. According to insiders, the new product should accelerate to 100 km/h in less than 4.8 seconds – for this time can overcome the first “hundred” slightly less powerful version of the same crossover, which received the designation SQ8.


According to rumors, Audi will offer the RS Q8 also with plug-in hybrid powertrain, which is likely to be borrowed from Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid its power is 670 HP Official presentation of Q8 RS and RS Q3, RS Q3 Sportback facelift RS4 Avant, RS6 Avant and RS7 Sportback is expected in the coming months.

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