2018 Audi Q8 Sport Concept, Specs, Design, Interior, Engine
The SUV Coupe developed on the platform of the Q7 is preparing to debut. Unveiled the new 2018 Audi Q8 Sport Concept at the Geneva Motor Show 2017.
Not yet the finished product is revealed, little Miss. At the Geneva Motor Show 2017, is the new Audi Q8 Sport Concept, a prototype which represents a vision of the future of trademark four rings in the SUV and Q8. The news is definitely the traction system based on 3.0 V6 TFSI with a hybrid system and power-operated compressor, from 476 HP and 700 Nm of torque which enable performance from 0-100 in 4.7 seconds and a top speed of 275 Km/h. In practice, the electric drive will allow the car to get around the city with engine off. In addition, the new Audi Q8 is proposed as a great traveler, with its 1200 km range and very restrictive consumption, a liter less per 100 km compared to the older generation.
Audi Q8 Sport Concept Design
After talking about engines and technique, we discover the design of this Audi Q8 Sport Concept. The size we talked of a car long 5.02 meters, 2.05 and pitch of 3 m despite the impressive dimensions, this SUV is characterized by lines sporty cars. Generous octagonal on the front grille, framed by a mask painted in contrast color and aluminium strips. Ample space to the vents. Nice rear spoiler from the long roof, which extends over ul rear window. All outdoor lighting elements are framed by aluminium blades.
2018 Audi Q8 Sport Concept Interior
Speaking of the Interior of the new Audi Q8 Sport Concept, is very space offered for passengers, spacious and covered with sophisticated materials. They’re comfortably five occupants and their luggage, with the trunk that can hold 630 liters of the load. Noteworthy is the evolved version of the Audi Virtual Cockpit, while the head-up display uses augmented reality: with a resolution of 1,920 x 720 pixels, view graphic representations with even greater detail.
From Detroit to the road, to prepare for the debut. Audi Q8 is engaged in developing and testing the first images give us a very sporty suv design, thanks to the many facets and edges that define the muzzle, with a single frame grille especially large and in some ways evocative of Maserati Levante, that view of the concept. The most important changes arrive at the rear, where the standard product walks away significantly from the show car, and it could not be otherwise. The headlights follow the lines “classic”, as seen in the picture of Motor.es, the bumper change shapes, while the Coupe-like profile is preserved like waist line that tends to be moderate mind in Cuneo.
He made his first outing at Detroit 2017, obviously in the guise of concept cars. Audi Q8 Concept goes to further explore the high end suv segment, those re-baptized full-size dimensions at high altitude 5 meters long. A model clearly positioned above Q7, which should represent the soul more sporty, given the attractive lines of the bodywork.
The first thing that strikes is undoubtedly very tapered line of Pavilion, which converges in a very slanted rear window and sporty.
APPARENTLY, POWERFUL SPORTS FACT
In addition to very aggressive design, the front bumper with generous and rear air vents with a fake sport, air Extractor make it there are also overall proportions. The new Q8 concept is, in fact, longer and wider than the Q7 ‘s sister, but at the same time even lower. In front is the evolution of the Audi styling cues, the hexagonal grid size really exaggerated. Other stylish details worthy of note are the frameless side Windows, the absence (prototype) of external handle, 23-inch alloy wheels and ceramic brake disks by 20 inches. Inverted trapezoidal headlamps, sculptured bonnet, side that does not give up to mark the wheelhouse and stands out for the C-pillar plate, inspired by Audi Quattro. Behind, with the one rear lamp, seems to have influenced style of Lamborghini Urus concept, seen years ago.
Will come probably in 2018 the serial model and according to Audi won’t be too different from the prototype. At the NAIAS in Detroit Audi Q8 Sport Concept anticipates a plug-in hybrid solution, as pointed out by the initials e-tron on elaborate front bumper. Under this fascinating muscled body hides the hybrid powertrain of the Volkswagen Group, which includes a 3.0-liter turbo gasoline V6, mated to an electric motor and an eight-speed automatic transmission. A total of 700 horsepower and 442 Nm of torque develops. Enough to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.4 seconds and reach a top speed of 250 km/h, electronically limited.
Audi says the Audi Q8 Sport Concept can travel up to 23 km in all-electric mode. At the same time declares an average consumption, mix European approval of 100 miles per gallon, that is 2.8 litres per 100 km. The hybrid powertrain allows you to also have all-wheel drive and torque vectoring. Among other technical equipment of the model we report the Adaptive air suspension.