Audi registered the name Q8 RS before the Intellectual Property Office of the EU. You are laying the foundation German sports brand SUV future?
2017 seems the year 8 Audi: recently unveiled the new generation of the A8, the vehicle level representation cars will come with a wealth of technology, quality and sportiness. So it is by Q8, a lead throughout the entire course model.
The road is underway Audi with immediate flagship SUV throughout this year it is as follows: at the Detroit Motor Show in January, unveiled the Audi Q8 Concept; two months later at the Geneva Motor Show, came the Audi Q8 Sport Concept. The next Frankfurt Motor Show, in September, it's time to see the Q8 in its final version. However, shortly before the German event, the portal Auto Guide has revealed that the brand with the four rings has registered the name Q8 RS.
RS Audi Q8: fierce competition
this road It seems well on its way towards the future arrival of a sports variant to move the foundation segment Premium sports SUV. BMW X6M (575 hp), Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 (557 hp), Bentley Bentayga W12 (608 hp) and the future Lamborghini Urus (the Porsche Cayenne Turbo S remains a little further in size) could welcome soon this will more than likely RS Audi Q8.
Match the Q8 Concept unveiled earlier this year, the Q8 RS would also have dimensions 5.02 meters long, 2.04 meters wide and a height of 1.70 meters. The platform would be the same as the last generation of the Audi Q7 and Bentley Bentayga, and that the new bull of Lamborghini, the so-called MLB Evo platform.
Under the hood we could find the same engine that the future Urus, the 4.0 V8 Bi-Turbo petrol, with quattro all-wheel drive Y automatic gearbox. The power? You could shoot over 600 hp, outpacing rivals BMW and Mercedes. There is also speculation with a plug-in hybrid variant, as in the aforementioned prototypes, which would give a full mechanical range.
Perhaps in the Frankfurt Motor Show next September some data confirming the arrival of this model are revealed. And, when it introduced the Audi Q8 Sport Concept in Geneva, there was talk that he would be getting ahead of future SQ8 (the latter prototype had combined 476 hp, yes). What if in fact the view was put beyond? The German manufacturer has already announced last year that 8 new models arrive RS in the coming years, and Q8 could be one of them. In just one month we will know more details, we will be very attentive.
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