2019 Audi Q8 Specs, Release Dates, Prices

ABOUT THE 2019 AUDI Q8

Arriving later this year, the all-new 2019 Audi Q8 joins the growing Audi SUV lineup with enough space to take up to five passengers along for the ride. Featuring a striking coupe-like exterior appearance combined with the functionality of an SUV -- the Q8 sports a wide, upright grille design blended seamlessly into a swept-back roofline. Located just beneath the edge of the engine hood is a narrow LED light strip which emits the light for its dynamic turn signals and daytime running lights.

KEY FEATURES

  • 3.0 TFSI 333-horsepower combustion engine paired with a 100 kW electric motor

  • Audi virtual cockpit with a resolution of 1920 x 720 pixels and new functions

  • Anticipated 0 - 60 MPH time of 5.4 seconds and top speed of 155 MPH

  • Expected all-electric range of 37 miles

  • Audi drive select system with three drive modes: EV, Hybrid, and Battery-Hold

  • Standard quattro permanent all-wheel drive system

 

Performance

Even though official performance figures are still not available, the all-new 2019 Audi Q8 is expected to get its power from a 3.0 TFSI 333-horsepower combustion engine paired with a 100 kW electric motor. Offering a combination of potent performance and exceptional efficiency, the Q8 offers a balanced driving experience not found on any competitor in its segment. In concept form, the Q8 was able to achieve a 0-60 time of 5.4 seconds on the way to a top speed of 155 MPH. The same Q8 concept also boasted the ability to provide an all-electric range of 37 miles.

Helping to personalize your driving preferences, an Audi drive select system offers three drive modes: EV, Hybrid, and Battery-Hold. Hybrid mode lets the hybrid management system to choose which drive type is best suited for the current conditions. EV mode places a priority on electric driving while Battery-Hold mode stores the available electric power for use at a later time. Keeping the Q8 firmly connected to the road across all types of weather conditions is legendary quattro all-wheel drive.

Luxurious Interior

Each facet of the interior of the 2019 Audi Q8 was meticulously constructed with progressive elegance in mind. You'll notice the horizontal character of the instrument panel as it descends in steps gradually towards the floor of the cabin for a flowing layout. Front sport seats along with spacious rear seating feature side bolsters to the head restraints for the ultimate support and comfort. Commands and information requests are effortlessly processed via touch displays augmented by the Audi virtual cockpit.

Taillamps

From behind, onlookers will notice a clever strip of lights which extends across the width of the rear end which plays a role in its distinctive e-tron light signature. Other design enhancements include the quattro logo precision-milled below the rear doors in addition to exterior mirrors with multifaceted edges. Emphasizing the front and rear wheels equally, this design also hints at the impressive handling capabilities offered on the 2019 Audi Q8.

2019 AUDI Q8 FEATURES & SPECS

Premium 55 TFSI® (3.0T) quattro®

  • Starting at $67,400

  • Audi virtual cockpit (12.3" LCD digital instrument cluster with two visual modes: Classic and Infotainment)

  • MMI® Navigation plus with voice control system

  • 20" 5-arm design wheels

  • Full LED headlights

  • Panoramic sunroof with power sunshade

  • Sliding, split-folding 40/20/40 rear seatbacks with adjustable recline

 

Premium Plus 55 TFSI® (3.0T) quattro®

In addition to or replaces highlighted features of Audi Q8 Premium

  • Starting at $71,400

  • Bang & Olufsen® 3D Premium Sound System, 17 speakers, 16-channel amplifier and 730 watts

  • Audi side assist and Audi pre sense® rear with Rear cross traffic assist and Vehicle exit warning

  • 21" 5-segment-spoke-W design wheels

  • Top view camera system with Virtual 360° view

  • Four zone climate control and ventilated twelve-way power front seats

Prestige 55 TFSI® (3.0T) quattro®

In addition to or replaces highlighted features of Audi Q8 Premium Plus

  • Starting at $76,550

  • Adaptive cruise assist with Traffic jam assist, Intersection assist and Turn assist

  • Audi active lane assist with Emergency assist

  • Traffic sign recognition

  • Head-up display with navigation and assistance systems information

  • HD Matrix-design LED headlights and LED taillights with dynamic animation

 

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