Audi is testing a luxury model Q8

September 24, 2016 at 10:49 am

Audi engineers are preparing a new large crossover Q8, which premiere will take place at the end of next year. The car is currently undergoing road testing in Germany. Model came into a spotlight of photo spies, and to their happiness, the novelty was tested without any camouflage.

2017 Luxury Audi Q8 crossover pic

2017 Luxury Audi Q8 crossover pic

Automobile was spotted on the tests without any camouflage; it usually indicates that the novelty is almost completely ready for presentation. But no, the car is essentially a mule, and its constructors are testing new power trains of Q8, but as for the body, the mule uses the one of Q7 model.

2017 Powerful crossover Audi Q8 photo

2017 Powerful crossover Audi Q8 photo

The car is based on the chassis MLP, which is also the base of the crossover Audi Q7 of last generation. Under the hood of the car will be power units in V6 and V8 configurations. Experts claim that in tandem with a hybrid installation, these engines will be able to cover distances up to 56 km without the need of recharging. Meanwhile, Audi’s management decided to abandon the development of the new 8-cylinder petrol units. The German automaker will focus on creating more environmentally friendly cars.

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