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2018-06-08 14:06

Robin Classen

Audi's new flagship SUV, the Q8, will be hitting European showrooms soon. Here's what you need to know about the upcoming model.

Although it is based on the Q7, just by looking at the Q8 you can see distinctive changes from long-serving flagship SUV.

Audi's next-gen flagship SUV revealed - new Q8 debuts

Interior parts like the seats are borrowed from other Audi models like the A8, A7 and A6 - keeping it in the family and close-knit.

If you're wondering about performance and speed, the Q8 is powered by a V6 diesel engine but a petrol version will be available soon.

All models will also feature 48V mild hybrid systems to improve fuel economy but for those not too interested in fuel economy and wanting to go fast, the range is also likely to feature an SQ8 model soon enough.

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