German affluence carmaker Audi that fabricated its name in India with its SUVs a decade ago, launched its best able SUV on Thursday, the RS Q8 at a jaw bottomward amount tag of Rs 2.07 crore.
The RS Q8 which is a sportier auto adaptation of its better SUV till date, the Q8, can dart to 100 kmph in 3.8 abnormal and has a lap time of 7 account and 42 abnormal on the iconic Nurburgring Nordschliefe in Germany, the fastest for an SUV on the track. Powered by a 4 litre accompanying turbo petrol engine, the car has a best ability achievement of 600 bhp and torque of 800 NM. It has a top acceleration of 250 kph.
“It’s an all-in-one archetypal that is at home in the asperous as it is on the racetrack. The Audi RS Q8 is an active barbarian and is a accurate high-performance sports archetypal beneath its advancing exterior. It’s massive twin-turbo V8 with 600hp and 800 Nm of torque propels the car to 100kph from standstill in beneath four seconds. We are assured that the Audi RS Q8 will accept a alluring cull for affluence sports cars aficionados,” says Balbir Singh Dhillon, Head of Audi India.
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The SUV additionally has a mild-hybrid arrangement (MHEV) with a 48-volt capital on-board electrical arrangement that the aggregation claims enhances the achievement with aerial efficiency. It appearance butt on appeal (COD) technology that turns off cylinders back beneath ability is bare to save fuel. The gearbox is accepted eight-speed Tiptronic that sends ability to the abiding all-wheel drive quattro system.
Other appearance in the car accommodate an All-wheel steering, RS roof spoiler, Audi’s Virtual cockpit, quattro with cocky locking differential, Sport Adaptive Air Suspension and 2 RS modes for personalised drive settings. The Audi RS Q8 additionally comes accepted with 58.42 cms (23″) 5 Y Spoke Diamond Turned alloys. Air Quality Amalgamation with 4 Zone altitude ascendancy is additionally standard.
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As alternative extras, the Audi RS Q8 offers a Atramentous administration amalgamation with logos in black, across-the-board sunroof, Head-up display, Matrix LED headlights, RS Sports exhaust, a B&O Advanced Complete arrangement with 3D complete and RS activating amalgamation additional (Top acceleration added to 305kph).
“The afresh launched Audi RS 7 and the Audi RS Q8 that debuts today are at the acid bend of Audi Sport. This shows our charge to alms the actual best to our barter in India,” says Dhillon. “We will add added agitative new models from the Audi all-around ambit to India this year and attending advanced to acceptable the celebrations of our barter during the blithe season.”
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Riding on the success of its SUVs-the Q3, Q5 and Q7, Audi rose to the acme of the affluence car pecking adjustment in India amid 2012-15 and was the aboriginal to aperture the 10,000 assemblage per annum sales mark. It has back absent the drive and managed to advertise beneath than 5,000 units in 2019. With a revamped and broadcast artefact portfolio, it is now gearing up for a comeback.
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