Audi created BMW X6 competitor

January 3, 2015 at 2:05 pm

Audi Q8 will appear in the next three years. BMW created a new niche of crossover, making the first generation of X6 model (E71), which went on sale in 2008. This year, Mercedes-Benz has also entered the fray in this segment, making the model GLE Coupe. Audi does not want to stay away from the division of the pie. The company confirmed plans to release a model Q8, which will be built on the same platform as the second-generation Q7 – MLB.
Although up to the serial car is still very far, but now we know that the car will be longer than five meters, and the design will be “more emotional and sporty.” It is likely that in the range of powertrains will be hybrid and fully electric installation. This will help fight the Tesla Model X, the output of which is also in the offing. Top-end version of the model will be a version RS Q8, equipped with a gasoline 4.0-liter V8 engine with a pair of turbines.

Audi Q8 pics

Audi Q8 picture

Start price of serial Audi Q8 is expected to reach 141 thousand dollars. Recall that the world premiere of the Audi Q7 second generation will present in January at the Detroit auto show. SUV is built on a new model platform MLB concern Volkswagen.

Audi Q8 pics

Audi Q8 image

That will be used for future generations of crossover VW Touareg, Porsche Cayenne, as well as new SUV from Bentley and Lamborghini. Due to the wide use of aluminum and high-strength steels new generation Q7 easier to 325 kg. In Germany, orders for the new Q7 will take in the spring, and prices start at 61,000 euros mark.

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