Audi's new SQ8 is its biggest SUV but also a sports car. How can these two diametric opposites be combined?
Does it really deliver the power, agility and fun we'd expect of a sports car?
Ex-race-car driver Klaus Niedzwiedz finds the answers.
READ: Audi joins luxury SUV-coupe battle: New flagship Q8 SUV part of 7-model assault
With the launch of its Q8, Audi joins the luxury SUV-coupe battle that's sweeping the global vehicle market. It was launched in South Africa earlier in May 2019. Pricing for the vehicle starts from R1.3-million.
Its new flagship SUV is big, bold and brash. Over the years, Audi has been criticised for playing it too safe with regards to its vehicle designs – more evolutionary rather than revolutionary.