Active, highly efficient and extremely comfortable: Audi presents the Audi Q8 concept at the North American Cosmopolitan Auto Show (NAIAS) 2017. With this beau idal the premium manufacturer is tapping into a new segment for the full-size merit – an elegant alternative to the robust presence of a classic sport utility conveyance. The Q8 concept stands for maximum prestige. It combines the spaciousness conventional of an SUV with the emotional lines of a coupe. Propulsion is provided by a energetic, yet highly efficient plug-in hybrid with 330 kW of methodology output and 700 Nm (516.3 lb-ft) of torque. The concept car is the bottom for a production model that Audi will launch on the market in 2018.

At 5.02 meters (16.5 ft) lengthy, the Audi Q8 concept is an impressive presence in the full-size class. Gives to a wheelbase of three meters (9.8 ft), the show car offers plenty of duration for passengers and luggage. Despite the sloping, coupe-like roofline, on a par the rear-seat passengers enjoy ample head and shoulder range. The control concept uses large touchscreens in the cockpit and is rounded out by an stretch version of the Audi virtual cockpit and a contact-analogue head-up manifestation. The latter uses intelligent augmented reality technology that unites the real and the virtual worlds.