The production version Audi Q8 has landed in India as a part of its global testing. The Q8 is closely followed by what appears to be the new A8 which also landed recently for testing.
Unveiled as a concept at the 2017 NAIAS, the Q8 is slated to go into production sometime next year. Audi had announced that the production will start in Bratislava (Slovakia), where the Q7 is already in production since 2005.
Although the Q8 appears to be larger than the Q7, it is in fact shorter, and is most likely to be offered only in a 5-seat configuration, mostly due to its coupe-like roofline. The concept measured 5,020 mm in length, 2,040 mm in width and 1,700 mm in height. Compared to the Q7, the Q8 is 32 mm tighter, 172 mm narrower (including mirrors) and 40 mm shorter. However, the wheelbase measures 3000 mm – 6 mm more than the Q7.
The Q8 will come as a plug-in hybrid with a 3.0 litre TFSI engine. Read more about the Q8 here.
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