Audi Q8 announces prices for the US; launch in 2019

Audi Q8 announces prices for the US; launch in 2019

Audi has announced the US pricing for its all-new flagship coupe-SUV Q8. The new Audi Q8 will be offered in three variants - Premium, Premium Plus, and Prestige priced from $67,400 to $76,500,

For the US Market, the 2019 Audi Q8 will be offered with one engine option - a 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 that churns out about 330 bhp and develops over 500 Nm of peak torque, that comes mated to an 8-speed tiptronic automatic transmission. The engine comes paired with Audi's 48-volt mild-hybrid system and also gets Audi's quattro all-wheel-drive system as standard.

Visually, the Q8 comes with an elegantly sloping roofline that seamlessly merges into the inclined D-pillar and rests against the quattro blisters above the wheel arches. The SUV is equipped with sleek LED headlamps and HD Matrix LED technology available as an option. Other features include standard heated, power-folding side mirrors with memory, and chrome exterior window surrounds, roof rails and exhaust tips.

The cabin comes with a 10.1-inch MMI infotainment system. There is an 8.6-inch digital display below for the air-con system and other in-car controls and a 12.3-inch display for the virtual cockpit instrument cluster. The Q8 also gets a host of tech like adaptive cruise assist, efficiency assist, crossing assist, lane change warning, curb warning, Q and 360-degree cameras. The remote garage pilot feature, which will come in early 2019, will allow you to guide the SUV into a garage and back out autonomously via the myAudi smartphone app.

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