When it comes to gutsy power, a lot of focus has been on utes, But David Brown reports that some luxury brands are making their SUVs both stylish and performance oriented.
Just over a year ago Audi launched its Q8 SUV with an impressive outward style and interior.
Now they are about to get a hot version. The SQ8 is due in April
Powered by a 4.0 litre diesel V8 with twin turbochargers which are mated to an electric powered compressor run by a its 48-volt mild-hybrid electrical system to get maximum power across its full rev range.
With 320kW and peak torque of 900Nm from 1250 rpm, it will accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in a 4.8 seconds. And its fuel consumption is rated at 7.8L/100km,
Priced at $165,500 plus on roads costs.
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