Need a new SUV? Audi's flagship Q8 creeps up local sales figures in May

Audi showed the new Q8, which goes on sale in SA next year, stating that thee Q8 brings together the best of both worlds — the elegance of a four-door luxury coupé and the practical versatility of a large SUV.
Audi showed the new Q8, which goes on sale in SA next year, stating that thee Q8 brings together the best of both worlds — the elegance of a four-door luxury coupé and the practical versatility of a large SUV.

Audi South Africa registered more Q8 models than Q7s during May, according to sales data by Naamsa. We take a look at the brand's top five selling cars in Mzansi.

We recently had Audi's flagshig SUV on test. Launched in May, powered by a 3.0-litre V6 turbocharged engine with 250kW and 500Nm. 

Audi says the Q8 sprints from 0-100km/h in under six seconds and has a top speed of 250km/h. And in the most recent Naamsa sales data, the German brand says it sold 39 models in May, the Q8's first official month of being on sale. 

In comparison, Audi only delivered 19 Q7s to delivers last month. The brand's mid-size SUV, the Q5, posted sales of 109 units, but was only the third best-selling model behind the A3 Sportback and Sedan models. 

See the list below: 


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