At this time, we can hear the news about the latest 2019 Audi Q8 and at the annual press conference, the manufacturer has confirmed that this June they will present a luxury crossover SUV in Shanghai. 2019 Audi Q8 looks almost invisible and when we see spy photos, we can see that it will be based on 2019 Audi Q8 E-Tron concept and 2019 Audi Q8 Sport concept model.
This will go up on the same MLB-Evo platform which also supports Audi Q7. In addition, the size is almost the same. Unlike Audi Q7 which comes standard with a three row seating configuration, 2019 Audi Q8 will offer seating for four people. However, a five seat configuration will be optional.
In general, the latest Audi Q8 will feature octagonal grille and slimmer headlamps that are very similar to those of the latest 2019 Audi A8 and which provide a more dramatic look. Under the hood, the new Audi will offer several engine options including a 4 cylinder, V-6, V-8 unit but also a plug-in hybrid powertrain. Furthermore, the manufacturer is likely to adjust it to self driving technology. 2019 Audi Q8 main competitors will include BMW X6, Range Rover Velar and Mercedes AMG GLE Coupe.
2019 Audi Q8 : Exterior and interior
The new 2019 Audi Q8 will be based on the same MLB-Evo architecture as Q7. However, compared to Audi Q7, Audi Q8 will be 0.3 inches shorter and 2.9 inches wider. As for the exterior design, 2019 Audi Q8 will look very attractive and brave. The front end will be dominated by massive octagonal grille and slim LED headlamps. At the back, there will be modern wide taillights.
Unlike Audi Q7, 2019 Audi Q8 will not get a third line and will offer seats for four passengers. However, a five-seat configuration will be optional. There will be plenty of headroom even for rear passengers even though the roofline is sloping. Furthermore, the cargo space is good and offers a space of 22.2 cubic feet. In the technology department, 2019 Audi Q8 will arrive with a number of modern infotainment and security features.
2019 Audi Q8 : Engines and Performance
The upcoming 2019 Audi Q8 will be supported by several types of engines including 4 cylinder, V-6, high performance V-8 and plug-in hybrid engines. The base is the 2.0 liter inline 4 which is also used in Audi Q7 and is capable of producing 252 horsepower. Next is the 3.0 liter V-6 turbo engine capable of developing 354 horsepower.
There will also be a plug-in hybrid engine that will incorporate a 3.0 liter V-6 engine and 134 hp electric motor. The total output of this unit is 443 horsepower and 516 pound feet of torque. In addition, this engine will provide 37 miles of electrical all round range. Finally, the high performance version will use a twin turbo 4.0 iter V-8 engine. This one will be able to produce 500 horses.
2019 Audi Q8 : Release Date and Price
For the release date, 2019 Audi Q8 will be sold in the market and there will be showrooms at the end of this year. The initial price of the new 2019 Audi Q8 is estimated at around $ 57,000, just wait for the official price.