luxury car manufacturer Audi announced the launch of the all-new Audi RS Q8 in
India at Rs 2.07 crore onward. The Audi RS Q8 combines the power of an RS model
with the elegance of a premium coupe and the ability of an SUV.
turbocharged direct injection V8 produces a sporty V8 growl, and Audi’s Drive
Select Dynamic Handling System lets you adjust driving manners to your
preference. The mild-hybrid system (MHEV) with a 48-volt main on-board
electrical system combines with the V8 and ensures maximum performance with
Audi RS Q8 also features cylinder on demand (COD) technology that turns off
cylinders when power needed is lesser to save fuel. The car uses a standard
eight-speed Tiptronic gearbox that sends power to the permanent all-wheel drive
quattro system. The new Audi RS Q8 successfully combines outstanding sportiness
and maximum everyday usability.
standard, the Audi RS Q8 boasts an All-wheel steering, RS roof spoiler, Audi’s
Virtual cockpit, quattro with self locking differential, Sport Adaptive Air
Suspension and 2 RS modes for personalised drive settings. The Audi RS Q8 also
comes standard with 23” 5 Y spoke diamond turned alloys. Air Quality Package
with 4 Zone climate control is also standard.
optional extras, the Audi RS Q8 offers a black styling package with logos in
black, panoramic sunroof, Head-up display, Matrix LED headlights, RS Sports
exhaust, a B&O Advanced Sound system with 3D sound and RS dynamic package
plus (Top speed increased to 305kph).
Singh Dhillon, Head of Audi India, said, “We are thrilled to bring the record
setting Audi RS Q8 to India. It’s an all-in-one model that is at home in the
rough as it is on the racetrack. The Audi RS Q8 is an agile beast and is a true
high-performance sports model under its aggressive exterior. It’s massive
twin-turbo V8 with 600hp and 800 Nm of torque propels the car to 100kph from
standstill in under four seconds. We are confident that the Audi RS Q8 will
have a magnetic pull for luxury sports cars aficionados.”
KEY HIGHLIGHTS OF THE AUDI RS Q8
? Imposing octagonal Singleframe design with a
black, glossy RS honeycomb grille
? Large side air inlets
strips in the body color
? A striking RS roof edge spoiler
? Characteristic rear light strip and
RS-specific rear apron
? RS oval-shaped tailpipes add a sporty touch for pure
? Standard LED headlights illuminate the road
with dark-tinted, RS Matrix LED headlamps and LED rear combination lamps
available as an option
? Digital three-dimensional signature daytime running
? Twin Turbo 4.0L TFSI
? 800Nm torque
between 2,200and 4,500 rpm
to 100km/h in a super-fast 3.8 seconds
? Dynamic Package
Plus takes the top speed to 305kph
? Full-bodied and sporty V8 growl
? Audi Drive Select
Dynamic Handling System
? Mild-hybrid system (MHEV) with a 48-volt
main on-board electrical system
? Cylinder on
demand (COD) system
standard eight-speed tiptronic transfers power to the permanent all-wheel
? Standard All-wheel
steering with a sporty ratio of 13.3:1.
additional RS mode button on the steering wheel
? Black callipers -
Red available as an option
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