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Fresh 2014 Audi Q7 and Q8 rumors emerge

Next-gen Audi Q7 mule spy photo
Next-gen Audi Q7 mule spy photo

S Q8 could have 550 hp

We've already seen prototypes of the 2014 Audi Q7, but new details are starting to emerge about the upcoming model.

According to Car Magazine, the redesigned crossover will ride on the "tall edition" of the MLB Evo platform. It will reportedly feature aluminum body panels which could enable the model to weigh 350 kg (772 lbs) less than its predecessor.

The magazine is also reporting that there will be a Q8. It will be based on the Q7, but have sportier styling and a more powerful engine lineup.

Speaking of engines, the crossovers are slated to feature two V6 petrols with 230 hp (171 kW / 233 PS) and 300 hp (223 kW / 304 PS), a 250 hp (186 kW / 253 PS) 3.0-liter V6 TDI and a 400 hp (298 kW / 405 PS) 4.2-liter V8 TDI. There could also be two plug-in hybrid variants - one with a four-cylinder petrol engine and another with a V6 TDI - and an S Q8 with a twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8 that produces 550 hp (410 kW / 557 PS).

 

Source: CAR

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sl65amg_612 sl65amg_612
incredibly ugly!!! it looks like an elephant....
May 24th, 2012 8:36am
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CarFan1978 CarFan1978
Looks dated already!
May 23rd, 2012 11:12pm
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porsche6616 porsche6616
looks clumsy and stupid
May 23rd, 2012 1:51pm
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SebXX SebXX
The center vents looks borring...
May 23rd, 2012 12:15pm
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Philosopher Philosopher
Q7 is absolutely the most exciting full-size SUV in the whole world, specially when it comes with the V12 engine. i can't wait to see this monster refreshed.
May 23rd, 2012 9:11am
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GRAVE GRAVE
It is not full size. Full size is like Land Cruiser. And the V12 TDI is a great engine but it is not efficient. The 4.2 is more than enough. Still I prefer the GL over the Q7
May 23rd, 2012 10:35pm
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Jorge_has_A3_TDI Jorge_has_A3_TDI
You forgot the magnificent V12 TDI!
May 23rd, 2012 2:12am
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