German luxury carmaker Audi launches RS Q8 in India

New Delhi, #dailynews60 : German luxury carmaker Audi has launched its latest SUV, Audi RS Q8, in India with price starting at Rs 2.07 crore.

The Audi RS Q8 is powered by a turbo 4-litre petrol engine delivering power of 600 hp that can accelerate from 0 to 100 kph under four seconds. It combines the elegance of a premium coupe and the ability of an SUV, Audi India said in a statement.

Commenting on the launch, Audi India head Balbir Singh Dhillon said, “it’s an all-in-one model that is at home in the rough as it is on the racetrack… We are confident that the Audi RS Q8 will have a magnetic pull for luxury sports cars aficionados.”

The model has a mild-hybrid system (MHEV) with a 48-volt main on-board electrical system. It also features cylinder on demand (COD) technology that turns off cylinders when power needed is lesser to save fuel. The car has a standard eight-speed gearbox.

It is also equipped with high-end features such as all-wheel steering, roof spoiler, virtual cockpit, sport adaptive air suspension and air quality package with four zone climate control, among others as standard.

Dhillon said the recently launched Audi RS 7 and the Audi RS Q8 show the company’s commitment to offering the very best to its customers in India.

“We will add more exciting new models from the Audi global range to India this year and look forward to enhancing the celebrations of our customers during the festive season,” he added.