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Demand For Audi Q8 On The Rise; RSQ8 Being Considered For India – CarandBike

Audi India has been receiving demand for the Q8 SUV coupe and the corporate has now requested for extra manufacturing slots

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Cricketer Virat Kohli and Balbir Singh Dhillon, Head Audi India on the launch of the Q8

Audi India launched the Q8 SUV within the nation in January this 12 months and that was adopted by the A8 L. The Q8 was an all-new mannequin from the corporate in a really very long time particularly in a rustic like India. The firm has already began bringing in new-generation fashions to the nation and this contains the likes of the A6 after which even the A8. Of course, extra automobiles are coming and there is much more to look ahead to. In an unique chat with carandbike, Audi India Head, Balbir Singh Dhillon spoke about how the demand for the Q8 is the nation is healthier than anticipated. He stated, “In terms of our expectations, our dealership expectations, honestly, it has been a very good response. We have recently requested our headquarters to actually give us more production slots, because we had kept the numbers conservative, keeping in mind the price of the car, but the response has been overwhelming and we are happy that the customers have liked the car, designed the car and some of the cars are on the way, while some have been delivered already.”


Audi Q8

The Audi Q8 will get 20 inch alloy wheels with the choice of 21-inch as nicely 

Also Read: Audi India Launches Q8 In India

While Balbir, didn’t put a quantity to the bookings and deliveries, the truth that the corporate is asking for extra manufacturing slots factors out to the truth that the primary consignment that has come to India has been nearly offered out. The firm is, actually, additionally severely contemplating the RSQ8 for India. The RSQ8 is a automotive which, for first time within the firm’s 25-year historical past, offers an SUV coupe a success of adrenaline to make it a high-performance sports activities automotive. It’s excessive efficiency as a result of underneath the hood the RS Q8 comes with a 4-litre V8 which punches out 600 bhp and 800 Nm of torque. The turbocharged gasoline engine with direct injection accelerates the massive SUV coupe from Zero to 100 kmph in simply 3.eight seconds and to 200 kmph in 13.7 seconds. The 250 kmph high pace is electronically ruled however with the elective dynamic bundle, high pace is rated at 305 kmph.


The Audi RS Q8 can go fro 0-100 kmph in simply 3.eight seconds 

Given the truth that the Q8 is priced at ₹ 1.33 crore (ex-showroom India), the RSQ8 will slot greater than this value level, so clearly, the variety of models are more likely to be pre-ordered solely, however we’ll know extra about it very quickly.


Meanwhile, the corporate has introduced within the Q8 as a CBU unit, however it’s providing customisation choices on the SUV. Balbir talked about how he was concerned in personalising the Q8 of the Indian cricket crew captain, Virat Kohli. He stated, “The Q8 is a kind of car which is an extension of one’s personality. This belongs to that segment where the customer wants to design his/her own car and we had promoted this when we launched the car in India.”

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