The Q8 measures 4.99m meters long, 2m wide and 1.71m tall, the SUV coupé is wider, shorter and lower than its Q7 sister model. With a wheelbase of nearly 3ms, it offers a spacious interior that rivals its direct competitors.
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The new Q8 55 TFSI is equipped with a six-cylinder spark-ignition engine with three litres of engine displacement and direct injection that produces 250kW/500Nm.
It sprints from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.9 seconds. Its maximum speed is electronically limited to 250 km/h. An additional engine variant in the form of a 3.0 TDI (45 TDI) will be available in South Africa from mid-year 2019.The Audi Q8 55 TFSI consumes between 9.1 – 8.9 litres of fuel per 100km, corresponding to 207 – 210 grams of CO2 per kilometre, depending on the chosen equipment level. Standard capacity of its fuel tank is 85 litres.
It's fuel range varies between 8.9 - 9.1 litres of fuel per 100km claimed by its automaker.