The Sportiest Q: The New Audi RS Q8

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="39407"] source: Audi AG The most powerful SUV coupe from Audi Sport GmbH High performance, variability, everyday usability 441 kW (600 hp), 800 Nm (590 lb-ft), from 0 to 100 km/h (62.0 mph) in 3.8 seconds The new Audi RS Q8 (combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 12.1 (19.4 US mpg); combined CO2 emissions in g/km*: 277 - 276 (445.8 – 444.2 g/mi)) is the top model in the Q product line. It combines the power of an RS model with the eleganc...

All-New Audi RS Q8 Makes Global Debut At Los Angeles International Auto Show

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38674"] source: Audi of America All-new RS Q8 is the first RS-SUV from Audi in America Dominating performance of an RS, everyday functionality of an SUV, and the dynamic design of an Audi coupe Audi RS Q8 is fastest production SUV to lap Nürburgring racetrack with an official time of 7 minutes and 42.2 seconds The all-new Audi RS Q8 will make its global debut today at the 2019 Los Angeles International Auto Show. The Audi RS Q8 combines the ...

Audi Introduces 2020 e-tron Sportback, All-New RS Models, and S Models At Los Angeles Auto Show

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38541"] source: Audi of America Global debut of Audi e-tron Sportback, second fully electric production model from Audi of America First-ever RS Q8 makes world debut at Los Angeles Auto Show, November 20 New suite of RS models includes all-new Audi RS 6 Avant and RS 7 Bringing the latest in electrification, the all-new e-tron Sportback will make its global debut on the stand in Los Angeles. The first electric Sportback from Audi merges thrillin...

Confirmed: Audi RS Q8 Will Drop at 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show

While we've known about the upcoming Audi RS Q8 for a few months now (reporting on it HERE, HERE and HERE), there's no doubt that it's gotten a lot more attention this morning with news its breaking a new Nürburgring lap record for SUVS (HERE). Seems about as good a time as any then to share news we learned during Audi Club Nationals 2019... that the RS Q8 will make its American debut (and maybe even world debut) at the Los Angeles Auto Show later this month. How do we know? News was dr...

Autocar: 2020 Audi RS Q8: first ride in ‘Ring record-breaking SUV

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="37613"] source: Autocar, video: Nürburgring   Editor's Note: We just ran across a YouTube video of the RS Q8 run so we've added it to the bottom of this post We ride shotgun in Audi's 592bhp super-SUV ahead of its official debut The Audi RS Q8 hasn’t been officially unveiled yet, but already it’s a record breaker. Packing 592bhp, the high-riding, high-performance flagship has smashed the SUV lap record at Germany’s fearsome Nürburgring...

Audi RS Q8 a “Cool Mule”, Testing at Nurburgring with this Livery

Considering the news cycle this week, it appears that Audi Sport has been extra-busy RS-ing all of the things. Yesterday's drop of the RS 6 Avant plus confirmation of it for the USA lit up all the phones at your friendly neighborhood Audi dealers, and now we've got new photos of the RS Q8 testing at Nurburgring. Like the Audi RS 6 Avant, the RS Q8 is based on the latest evolution of the brand's MLB component set, and in as much it is expected to share the same highly potent drivetrain ...

Motor1.com: Audi RS Q8 Spied Completely Uncovered With Wild Red Accents

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32576"] source: Motor1.com Audi has done little to keep its king-sized high-performance Q8 SUV under wraps. Sightings of lightly camouflaged prototypes started occurring in mid-2018 after a year of rumors. The camouflaged covered the front fascia, wheel arches, the lower portion of the doors, and the rear bumper. It wasn't hiding much. Instead, the prototypes confirmed the RS Q8's development. We now have new spy photos that throw away the ...

Audi RS Q8 Test Mule Spied.

Man, it's got to be hard being a test mule driver at car manufacturers today. Spy photographers were just the start, because now that Instagram has happened there is a cottage industry of photographers in factory towns such as Ingolstadt who are more than happy to snap some shots and feed their Instagram account. Take for instance @_audi__pics_ and these shots of the upcoming RS Q8. https://www.instagram.com/p/Bvqj6x3p_O6/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet It's not that the RS Q8 h...

Audi RS Q8. It’s Been Spied. Now, It’s Been Rendered.

There's no question the market has embraced crossovers wholeheartedly. While more traditional car enthusiasts still prefer low-slung sedans, Avants and even sports cars, sales numbers simply don't lie. Such a transition of consumer tastes means crossovers like the new Audi Q8 are critical to the well-being of the four rings brand. Not surprisingly then, Audi Sport appears to be readying an RS variant. Spy photos suggest Audi's not just considering the model. If read correctly, a bonkers f...

Motor Authority: 2020 RS Q8 Spy Shots

[source: Motor Authority] It must be "Spy Shot Tuesday". We just published Motor1.com's spy shots of the new S6 and now Motor Authority has shots of a camouflaged RS Q8 testing in the Alps. The Q8 was just revealed last week at the Audi Brand Summit so it seems like the wheels are churning in Ingolstadt. See the unedited photo and more after the jump HERE.

Is The R8 Dead in 2020?

words: Bill Cho, photos: Audi AG An upsetting report from Automobile Magazine earlier today stated that Audi will phase out the R8 in 2020 when the next generation Lamborghini Huracán arrives. The R8 e-tron and the 1,000hp Scorpion supercar are also shelved. But there is good news with talk of the range topping RS Q8 so not all is doom and gloom. Read the article Audi Sport's Near Future on automobilemag.com after the jump.