There’s already much hustle-bustle about the 2017 Audi Q8, although it’s still far away from its release date. Expectations have grown to touch the peak and rumors making round suggest that the SUV might even take the market by surprise with its performance and appearance. This five-door coupe-like SUV is meant to impress those consumers who watch out for a luxurious, classy ride with tremendous performance.
2017 Audi Q8: Design and Comfort
Audi’s bringing about this full sized, top range SUV to strengthen and extend their market share and position by the end of the year 2020. Its body with look more like a coupe, and the height being lower than that of Q7. This SUV is going to be packed with surprises on the inside as well as on its outside.
Design of 2017 Audi Q8 has been more or less borrowed from Q7. Though they show resemblances, Q8 will obviously going to be more advanced, with all available high-tech features being rightly implemented. It’ll be built on VW MLB second generation platform. As for its body structure, Q8 is slightly longer in length and shorter in height compared to Q7. So the design is sleeker as one can guess. Its outstanding new structure is further complemented by a longer wheelbase.
It has also got very unusually designed headlights, refreshed grille, a spectacular hood and overall a uniquely sporty design. Also, use of materials like steel, carbon fiber and aluminum has reduced the body weight by approximately 2000 kg. Countries like the USA, China and Middle Eastern countries exhibit high demand for full-sized SUVs and Audi believes that Q8 will be perfectly able to satisfy such consumers.
We have very little information about 2017 Audi Q8 interior designing. This is probably because Audi has got some big tricks up their sleeves and they are not willing to disclose it just yet. The big news is going to arrive later. However, some information leaked by inner sources reveals that much attention is being paid to the comfort features. Audi plans to line up Q8 among the most luxurious SUVs and their actions will be in keeping with their mission. Buyers can hope to find all latest high-tech gadgets installed for infotainment purpose. Drivers control and comfort has also been ensured. Both the riders and the drivers are apparently going to love spending time with their innovated new SUV. Safety features are being rightly incorporated to take care of passengers while they enjoy their ride.
2017 Audi Q8: Engines
Audi will spoil buyers with choices when it comes to the powertrain configuration of 2017 Audi Q8. All the reports are still quite vague and it could be made out that engine options will vary in different markets. Nevertheless, the choices are impressive. Possibly, there’ll be a V6, a V8 and W-12 among the available choices. USA market will have access to a twin-turbo 4.0 liter V8 engine that generates 550 HP. There’ll be diesel and gas variants, and on a later date a hybrid engine might also be made available.
Price and Arrival
The base version of 2017 Audi Q8 will cost around $60, 000 to $70,000. It will be available either in late 2016 or early 2017.