The Audi Q8 receives a 340 hp V6 petrol engine

The Audi Q8 receives a petrol V6 with 340 hp

Audi will increase the range of available engines for the premium Q8 SUV. Your customers can order this rival of the BMW X6 with the anagram 55 TFSI . Number that indicates that the engine that hides under the hood is a V6 petrol 3.0-liter turbocharged , which delivers 340 hp and 500 Nm of maximum torque.

Its brand of Acceleration at 0 to 100 km/h is set at 5.9 seconds and is capable of reaching 250 km/h electronically limited. That is to say, with its 54 more CV, it improves the sprint of the current 50 TDI in 0.4 seconds and its top speed by 5 km/h. With his arrival, this diesel will no longer be the only one available in the SUV options.

A micro-hybrid V6

With the help of a 48V micro-hybrid system, the new V6 engine achieves an average consumption of between 7.4 and 7.6 l/100 km, according to the WLTP combined cycle tests. At speeds between 55 and 160 km/h, the Q8 can deactivate its engine for a maximum of 40 seconds, if the driver does not touch the accelerator . It also has an enhanced energy recovery system to increase fuel economy.

Front of the Audi Q8

Later another diesel for Q8

A less powerful version of V6 will also be available for Q8 Audi 3.0-liter diesel. Its performance figures will be 231 HP and 500 Nm of torque, with which the 45 TDI will reach a top speed of 232 km/h. Its combined consumption will be between 5.3 and 5.6 liters per 100 km, depending on the equipment selected.

The new Q8 are equipped with an eight-speed automatic gearbox and permanent quattro four-wheel drive as standard. Prices have not been announced in Spain, but 55 TFSI is already available in Germany from 76,300 euros and 45 TDI from 73,300 euros.

If you want to know the Audi Q8 at detail, do not miss the Test of Actualidad Motor with the 50 TDI engine of 286 HP the quattro traction and the tiptronic automatic change. You may be interested