Audi RS Q8 India To Launch Soon
Audi India has made it official after teasing us for a while that it will launch the RS Q8 performance SUV in India on 27th August. The key highlight of the RS Q8, based on the Q8, is its 4-liter TFSI twin-turbocharged V8 petrol engine which can belt out 600PS and 800 Nm.
We’ve got the Audi RS Q8 official launch date now! The German carmaker is all set to launch on 27 August 2020 the performance SUV in India. The RS Q8 is the performance version of the Q8 that was launched earlier this year as the name suggests. The Q8 was launched at a starting price of approximately 1.33 crore in India. Expect upward pricing of the RS Q8 of some 2 crores. This will go head-on against the Lamborghini Urus and the Porsche Cayenne Turbo.
You will reserve the Audi RS Q8 with an initial sum of INR 15 Lakhs. Customers can book their Audi RS Q8 online at home’s convenience or register their interest at the nearest Audi India dealer. The country-wide Audi India network is designed to cater for all configuration and customization requests.
Back in the day, in the performance department, SUVs mostly didn’t do so well and this was reserved for sportscar likes. The common notion surrounding SUVs is they are bulky, rugged, and built to handle a variety of terrains. Enter ‘Super-SUVs,’ a new breed of SUVs that reek sportscar-like performance and handling features without losing out on the appeal of the butch. The Audi RS Q8 will be the most recent entrant in this sphere.
The highlight of the performance-SUV is the powertrain. The RS Q8 is powered by a twin-turbocharged 4-liter TFSI V8 petrol engine that can belt out 600PS and 800 Nm. The SUV will get in 3.8s from 0 to 100 mph, and go on in 13.7s to 200 kmph. The top speed is limited to a maximum of 305 kph.
The fact that it is the fastest SUV to loop the Nurburgring is what goes on to demonstrate its capabilities even more. Tested and tested on Germany’s famed race circuit, the RSQ8 raced over the course of 12.94 miles (20.82 kilometers) to a lap time of 7:42:25. A Tiptronic eight-speed auto unit handles transmission duties.
Exterior highlights that distinguish the Audi RS Q8 from the regular model include an aggressive fascia, a new single-frame grille, redesigned front and rear bumpers, an integrated diffuser, and an RS-spec spoiler. The model receives 22-inch alloy wheels as standard while the choice of the 23-inch models.
The upcoming Audi RS Q8 will come inside, equipped with sports seats, leather and Alcantara trims flat-bottom RS-spec steering wheel, and virtual cockpit. Within the RS Q8, there are as many as seven drive modes on offer in international markets allowing for a wide variety of shift programs for steering, suspension, and transmission.
With the launch of a new state-of-the-art service facility in Delhi NCR, Audi India has reiterated its emphasis on a customer-centric approach. Located over a total area of 43,000 sq.ft., Audi Service Delhi West houses 20 bays with an exclusive body shop. The new facility is capable of servicing 40 cars in a single shift a day. Audi trained technicians to ensure that vehicles with approved equipment, tools, and technologies are maintained efficiently to meet Audi standards.
The German automaker reported that it has seen a steady rise in after-sales activity over the last few weeks as people prepare to resume their everyday lives amid Covid-19.
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