2020 Audi Q8 Redesign, Features, Engine, and Interior. Lately, we could hear the news about the newest 2020 Audi Q8 and at the annual press conference, the manufacturer has confirmed that this June they will present its luxury crossover SUV in Shanghai. The Q8 has been spotted almost undisguised and when we take a look at the spy photos, we could notice that it will be based on the Q8 E-Tron concept and Q8 Sport concept models. Unlike the Q7 which comes standard with a three-row seating configuration, the Audi Q8 will offer to seat for four.
Visually, the newest Audi Q8 will feature octagonal grille and slimmer headlamps which are very similar to the ones on the latest 2020 Audi A8 and which give it more dramatical look. The Q8’s main competitors will include the BMW X6, the Range Rover Velar, and the Mercedes-AMG GLE Coupe.
2020 Audi Q8 Engines and performances
The upcoming 2020 Audi Q8 will be powered by several types of engines which include 4-cylinder, V-6, high-performance V-8, and a plug-in hybrid engines. The base is a 2.0-liter inline-4 also used in the Q7 and is able to make 252 horsepower. The next is a 3.0-liter V-6 turbo engine is able to develop 354 horsepower.
There will also be a plug-in hybrid engine which will combine a 3.0-liter V-6 engine and an electric motor 134 hp. The high-performance version will use a 4.0-liter V-8 twin-turbo engine.
Exterior and interior
The 2020 Audi Q8 will be based on the same MLB-Evo architecture as the Q7. As for the exterior design, the Audi Q8 will look very attractive and bold.
Unlike the Q7, the 2020 Audi Q8 won’t get the third row and will offer to seat for four passengers. In the tech department, the Q8 will arrive with a host of modern infotainment and safety features.
Release date and price
The 2020 Audi Q8 should go on sale sometime by the end of the year. The starting price of the new Q8 is expected to be around $57,000.