It’s no secret that the famous carmaker from Ingolstadt is expanding its lineup with the brand-new crossover called Q8, but latest reports suggest we are about to see its hi-performance, 2020 Audi RS Q8 version. The company is finally entering the so-called coupe-crossover segment, established by BMW many years ago.The new Q8 will come with a sporty, a little bit rounded end of the roofline, which will provide that coupe-like shape. We are about to so see several new parts in 2020 Audi RS Q8, not the just new engine, but plenty of visual details, as well as some other mechanical upgrades.
2020 Audi RS Q8 redesign
of base design characteristics, we won’t see bigger differences between base models and 2020 Audi RS Q8. It will come with the same construction, riding on the same architecture and featuring the same overall shape.On the other side, expect to see a bunch of mechanical upgrades that will provide better performances. The new engine, 2020 Audi RS Q8 will also come with chassis tunings, which will include things like new suspension, brakes etc. Compared to standard models, we will see lower ground clearance, in order to provide a lower center of gravity.
2020 Audi RS Q8 styling
For this occasion, the company will offer a lot of new details. We are about to see the same look as in base models but upgraded with a bunch of minor tweaks.Of all, there is a new grille design, as well as a new front bumper, which comes with larger air intakes. The rear end of 2020 Audi RS Q8 will also get a bit of treatment, with a new bumper and exhaust tips.
2020 Audi RS Q8 interior design
The interior design is also about to get a few novelties, though the core is about to remain the same. The new Q8 takes A8’s cabin as an inspiration. We can clearly see the same approach, which includes a lot of long horizontal lines, which are providing that premium feel.The new 2020 Audi RS Q8 will be very refined in this aspect, as we can presume the same level of quality as in A8 sedan. The performance version will spice the things for a bit, offering a lot of aluminum trim, racing steering wheel, new instrument cluster etc.
2020 Audi RS Q8 engine
A few words about the core of 2020 Audi RS Q8. It is pretty much certain that this version will use a familiar 4.0-liter V8 engine. While some experts think that the same version is about to come in the new 2020 Audi RS Q8, others believe that Audi’s performance version will feature rather lower output numbers, probably around 500 horses.Still, if the company decides to install a more powerful variant, with 650 horses, there is no doubt that the new 2020 Audi RS Q8 will be able to go from zero to sixty in about 3.5 seconds. On the other side, this would also mean that Urus will probably be getting a new, even more, powerful variant, to justify its probably much higher price tag.
2020 Audi RS Q8 release date and price
The 2020 Audi RS Q8 is expected to come right after the launch of new Q8 and S Q8 models. When it comes to competition, the Audi RS Q8 will join BMW X6 and Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S Coupe in this mid-size coupe-crossover segment.