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2020 Audi RSQ8 revealed

Darcy Foster • Audi Sport has revealed its all-new RSQ8, sitting above the SQ8 as the most hardcore version of its flagship SUV. The engine is the same one found in the new RS6 Avant and RS7, a 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 unit producing 441kW of power and 800Nm of torque...

2020 Audi RS Q8 sets Nurburgring SUV lap record - Video

Audi Sport has snatched the title of 'fastest production SUV, off-road vehicle, van or pick-up' around the Nurburgring Nordschleife from Mercedes-Benz, posting a time of 7 minutes 42.253 seconds in the upcoming 2020 RS Q8 super SUV. With champion race car driver Frank Stippler at the wheel, the RS Q8 was over 12 seconds quicker than the previous record holder – the Mercedes-AMG GLC63 S – which set a benchmark of 7 minutes 54...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

CarAdvice podcast 161: 2019 Porsche Cayman GT4 and Goodwood FoS

This week on the podcast are Scott Collie and Paul Maric. In car news, the Bentley EXP 100 GT concept, BMW X7 pick-up concept, and 2020 Mini Cooper SE have been revealed, and the 2020 C8 Chevrolet Corvette rear end has been spied. Paul and Trent Nikolic attended the Goodwood Festival of Speed, where Trent experienced the 2019 Porsche Cayman GT4...

2020 Audi SQ8 revealed, here in 2020

Audi Sport has revealed the latest addition to its performance SUV range – the new SQ8. Scheduled to arrive in Australia during the first half of 2020, the SQ8 TDI features the same turbocharged 4.0-litre V8 diesel as the related SQ7, augmented by two conventional turbochargers and an additional electric compressor...

2020 Audi Q8 'TFSI e' spied

Spy photographers have snapped a development prototype believed to be the upcoming plug-in hybrid version of the Audi Q8 in Europe this week. We already know what the Q8 looks like, so there's no reason to apply heavy camouflage to the swoopy crossover's body. Photographers pointed out the additional flap for the charge port on the left rear quarter panel, along with yellow stickers indicating this is a hybrid test vehicle...

Audi Q8 45 TDI launches in Europe

Audi has launched a new 45 TDI variant of its Q8 in Europe this week, joining the 50 TDI and 55 TFSI in the overseas line-up. The 45 TDI is essentially a de-tuned version of the 3.0-litre V6 turbo-diesel with the same 48V mild-hybrid technology offered in the 50 TDI, making 170kW and 500Nm in this application. Peak torque is available from 1370-4500rpm...

2019 Audi Q8 pricing and specs

The 2019 Audi Q8 has touched down in Australia, with the German marque's local arm detailing pricing and specifications for its SUV flagship ahead of customer deliveries commencing in January. Priced from $128,900 plus on-roads, the Q8 will be available with two V6 powertrains – one petrol, one diesel. Regardless of engine, the Q8 comes with a decent equipment list as standard...

Audi Australia's busy launch calendar detailed

Audi Australia is set to roll out seven important new offerings in the next year or so, as it seeks to bounce back from a few years of declining sales. Between now and the third quarter of 2019 it’ll launch two new SUVs — one a new generation and another just plain new — a new-generation range-opening city car, two new-generation large passenger cars and its first full electric vehicle, the e-tron quattro crossover...

2019 Audi RS Q8 spied

The Audi RS Q8 has been spied at the famed Nurburgring circuit this week, ahead of an anticipated reveal in the next 12 months. Spy photographers noted the loud exhaust note of this vehicle, along with the massive wheel and brake package indicating it's a performance model...

Audi could be working on Q9 flagship - report

The Audi Q8 may have just launched to sit at the pinnacle of the brand's SUV tree, but there could be a new king of Audi 'Qs' should the market demand it – according to a new report out of the UK. Speaking with Autocar at the reveal of the Q8 (pictured) in Shenzen, China last month, CEO Rupert Stadler (who has since been arrested by German authorities, read up on that here) left the door open for an even more luxurious model...