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Last Updated : Jan 17, 2020 03:57 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

In Pics: Audi Q8 SUV at a glance

Priced at Rs 1.4 crore (ex-showroom), the Q8 will be pitted against the upcoming BMW X6

On January 15, Audi launched its flagship SUV, the Q8 for the Indian market for starting price of Rs 1.33 crore. (Image source: Audi)
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On January 15, Audi launched its flagship SUV the Q8 for the Indian market for starting price of Rs 1.33 crore. (Image source: Audi)

In terms of exteriors, the SUV gets an octagonal grille in a single frame design which is flanked by matrix LED headlamps. Dual tone alloys also come standard and LED tail lamps that run across the rear of the car. (Image source: Audi)
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In terms of exteriors, the SUV gets an octagonal grille in a single frame design which is flanked by matrix LED headlamps. Dual-tone alloys also come standard and it has LED tail lamps that run across the rear of the car. (Image source: Audi)

The sloping roofline also adds to the coupe stance along with the aggressive splitter and dual trapezoidal exhausts. (Image source: Audi)
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The sloping roofline also adds to the coupe stance along with the aggressive splitter and dual trapezoidal exhausts. (Image source: Audi)

The inside gets a twin touchscreen infotainment system with phone app connectivity, climate control, wireless phone charging, a panoramic sunroof and ambient lighting. For the driver, Audi has also included its connected car tech and its virtual cockpit. (Image source: Audi)
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The inside gets a twin touchscreen infotainment system with phone app connectivity, climate control, wireless phone charging, a panoramic sunroof and ambient lighting. For the driver, Audi has also included its connected car tech and its virtual cockpit. (Image source: Audi)

However, along with all of these, Audi loves giving their customers a number of customisation options. There are 54 exterior colours along with 11 interior colours as well as nine wooden inlays to choose from. (Image source: Audi)
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However, along with all of these, Audi loves giving their customers a number of customisation options. There are 54 exterior colours along with 11 interior colours as well as nine wooden inlays to choose from. (Image source: Audi)

Coming down to the mechanics Audi will only be offering the 55 TFSI trim that comes with the BS-VI compliant 3-litre engine that churns out 340 PS of maximum power and 500 Nm of peak torque. The SUV is a 48 V mild hyrbrid vehicle with transmission being taken care of by an 8-speed Tiptronic gearbox. (Image source: Audi)
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Coming down to the mechanics Audi will only be offering the 55 TFSI trim that comes with the BS-VI compliant three-litre engine that churns out 340 PS of maximum power and 500 Nm of peak torque. The SUV is a 48 V mild hyrbrid vehicle with transmission being taken care of by an 8-speed Tiptronic gearbox. (Image source: Audi)

Audi has also given customers an optional all-wheel-steering system. This allows for the rear wheels to also turn in a certain direction depending on speed. (Image source: Audi)
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Audi has also given customers an optional all-wheel-steering system. This allows for the rear wheels to also turn in a certain direction depending on speed. (Image source: Audi)

At lower speeds, the rear wheels turn in the opposite direction to give the car a tighter turning radius while at higher speeds, they turn in the same direction as the front for better stability while cornering. (Image source: Audi)
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At lower speeds, the rear wheels turn in the opposite direction to give the car a tighter turning radius while at higher speeds, they turn in the same direction as the front for better stability while cornering. (Image source: Audi)

The Q8 also gets a host of safety systems including ABS with EBD, ESC, eight airbags, a 360 degree camera, adaptive cruise control along with lane change warning, and front and rear parking sensors. (Image source: Audi)
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The Q8 also gets a host of safety systems including ABS with EBD, ESC, eight airbags, a 360-degree camera, adaptive cruise control along with lane change warning, and front and rear parking sensors. (Image source: Audi)

With Audi's customisation abilities a lot more can be changed in the car, including the S-Line package which gives you some exterior upgrades to make the SUV look more aggressive. (Image source: Audi)
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With Audi's customisation abilities a lot more can be changed in the car, including the S-Line package which gives you some exterior upgrades to make the SUV look more aggressive. (Image source: Audi)

The Audi Q8 will come to India via the completely-built-up (CBU) route and only 200 units of the car will be on offer. (Image source: Audi)
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The Audi Q8 will come to India via the completely-built-up (CBU) route and only 200 units of the car will be on offer. (Image source: Audi)

First Published on Jan 17, 2020 03:28 pm
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