Audi has announced that it is launching two new V6 engine options for the Audi Q8. These will include an additional version of their TDI diesel engine and a new 3.0 TFSI petrol engine.
The new petrol engine is the Audi Q8 55 TFSI and it comes with 340 horsepower and will have a 0 to 62 miles per hour time of just 5.9 seconds.
The new Audi Q8 55 TFSI* is equipped with a six-cylinder spark-ignition engine with three liters of engine displacement and direct injection that produces 250 kW (340 metric hp). In the wide rpm range from 1,370 to 4,500 revolutions per minute, it develops a maximum torque of 500 Nm (368.8 lb-ft). Thanks to the turbocharged gasoline engine, the Audi Q8 sprints from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 5.9 seconds. Its maximum speed is electronically limited to 250 km/h (155.3 mph).
The second new engine is an additional version of the three-liter diesel. It provides 170 kW (231 metric hp) of power and also develops ample torque of 500 Nm (368.8 lb-ft). The plateau is available between 1,750 and 3,250 rpm. From a standing start, the Audi Q8 45 TDI* accelerates to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 7.1 seconds and on to a top speed of 233 km/h (144.8 mph).
You can find out more details about the two new versions of the Audi Q8 over at Audi at the link below.