Written byMudit Dube
German automaker Audi is all set to launch its most-powerful SUV ever, the RS Q8, in India on August 27.
The upcoming model will boast a new rakish design, a luxurious cabin laced with an advanced assortment of tech features, and a powerful 4.0-liter, twin-turbo V8 engine.
Notably, the bookings for the Audi RS Q8 are already live in the country.
Here's our roundup.
The Audi RS Q8 will have a bold and striking design, featuring a glossy black single-frame grille, sleek projector headlights, revamped bumpers, and a hefty-looking bonnet.
On the sides, the SUV will be flanked by blacked-out B-pillars, ORVMs, as well as 22-inch alloy wheels.
The rear section will sport a diffuser, quad exhaust pipes, an RS-branded spoiler, and a full-width LED taillight setup.
The RS Q8 will offer a luxurious five-seater cabin with premium upholstery, decorative inlays, automatic climate control, and a flat-bottom steering wheel.
The SUV will also sport a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, dual center displays (10.1-inch upper and 8.6-inch lower), and a 730W Bang & Olufsen sound system.
On the safety front, it will provide multiple airbags, ABS with ESC, and a rear-view camera.
The RS Q8 will be powered by a BS6-compliant 4.0-liter, twin-turbo V8 petrol engine that produces 600hp of maximum power and 800Nm of peak torque.
The motor will come mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission gearbox and Quattro all-wheel-drive system.
According to the automaker, the SUV can accelerate from 0-100km/h in 3.8 seconds and has a top-speed of 305km/h.
The pricing and availability details of the Audi RS Q8 will be announced at the launch event on August 27. However, it is expected to be priced at around Rs. 2 crore. Once launched, it will take on Porsche Cayenne Coupe and BMW X6 M.
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