The Audi Q8 combines the elegance of a four-door luxury coupé with the practical versatility of a large SUV. Richly equipped, comprehensively connected and tough enough for off-road duty, it is a confident companion for business and leisure. Expressive design with new Singleframe and features from the original Audi quattro. Generous, elegant interior, touch operating concept and high-tech navigation: The Audi Q8 is a confident companion for business and leisure.
With the imposing Singleframe in octagonal design, the Audi Q8 is the new face of the Q family. The
brawny radiator grille stands upright and, together with the spoiler that has been drawn toward the
front and the large, highly contoured air inlets, emphasizes the self-confident look. The elegantly
sloping roofline terminates in gently inclined D-pillars and rests against the quattro blisters
above the wheel arches, which house up to 53.34 cms (R21) wheels. A light strip connects the units
at the rear.
The purely mechanical center differential transfers the forces to the front axle and rear axle at a ratio of 40:60 as standard. When required, it transfers the majority to the axle with the better traction. Besides the standard progressive steering, whose steering ratio becomes increasingly direct the further the steering wheel is turned, Audi also offers the option of all-wheel steering. It can turn the rear wheels as much as 5 degrees – counter to the direction of the turn at low speeds to increase agility and at higher speeds in the direction of the turn for better stability. All drive systems are particularly efficient thanks to the new mild hybrid technology (MHEV).
Easy-to-understand symbols stand for the digital precision from Audi and for the high level of integration of architecture and operation. The central element is the top MMI touch response display. With its black – panel look, it almost dissolves into a large, black surface when switched off. All elements refer logically to one another, from the flat air vent strip to the wide console on the center tunnel bearing the tiptronic selector lever. Options including customized contour seats with massage function and ventilation, four-zone automatic air conditioning and the air quality package further enhance the elegant ambiance.
The Audi Q8 comes standard with the top-of-the-line infotainment system, MMI navigation plus with MMI Touch response. It includes the Audi Phone Box with Audi Smartphone Interface. In addition to all this, the natural language voice control turns the Audi Q8 into an intelligent dialog partner.
In the dark, the contour light traces the distinctive design lines of the interior and provides backlight for the three dimensionally lasered quattro badge above the glove compartment – an example for the love of detail at Audi.
HD Matrix LED Headlamp technology, available as standard illuminate the roads after dark.
A finale look at the rear end of the new Audi Q8 approves the first impression: The SUV coupe achieves an unobtrusive presence through subtle lines and clear contours, which at the same time symbolizes high quality and dynamism. Expressive design with the features of the original Audi quattro. The new Audi Q8.