Some big changes will be presented for the new 2017 Audi Q8. As we know that in 2009 the king in the market was BMW with their X6 to provide best crossover with the popular sports coupe but Audi took over all the domination in 2013 as the strong rival. It seems that they would like to keep their position by releasing this new car.
2017 Q8 is known well with the concept of Prologue. Its previous model was built with the high level of comfort through the spacious cabin design. It was designed with the expressive details as a coupe that even much sportier compared to the Q7.
2017 Audi Q8 Exterior and Interior
Although the company would like to release 2017 Audi Q8 with sportier and more emotional design, it is reported that the design for this car will be more different than the Q7. It happens because the unique styling cues. The company is also reported to release this car with the iconic parts from the current design. It is expected that the roof is built just like a coupe with the sleek headlights, increased grille and the sharper cues for its bodywork. The head of design for Audi, Marc Lichte mentioned that the design for 2017 Audi Q8 will be very sporty. The car has about 5 meters of greater length with the support of the second-generation of Volkswagen Evo MLB architecture platform which is also used by Lamborghini Urus, 2015 Bentley Sports, Volkswagen Touareg, Porsche Cayenne and Audi Q7. We even found about the indication that this car will share the automotive technology with Q7. The interior details will be adopted from the A8 sedan. The cabin has aluminum inserts as well as Alcantara and leather.
2017 Audi Q8 Engine
2017 Audi Q8 as a new sports car is expected to have TFSI engine that is either 4.0 liter or 3.0 liter and also TDI engine with 3.0 liter. It is quite promising if Audi will offer hybrid engine type with the impressive engine execution. Although it is still based on speculation, Audi might have a big plan to go with all-electric engine for electric variant. However, we must admit that all details are still unclear.
2017 Audi Q8 Release Date and Price
2017 Audi Q8 is speculated to be in showrooms at the end of 2016 with the base price is more expensive than the current Q7. It could be around $70,000 in the American market.