This is the ultimate Audi SUV, the brand new Abt RSQ8 Signature Edition! Limited to only 96 units, the Signature Edition features 800hp, bespoke carbon, a trophy time capsule and more. Let's check it out and go for a first drive, including a fast run on the Autobahn! Audi's flagship SUV, the RSQ8 is transformed into a "Racing Utility Vehicle", presented in Myth Black with a full suite of bespoke details and elements to emphases the unique and special nature of the car.
Following the Johan Abt Signature Edition of the RS6, limited to 125 units to celebrate Abt's 125th Anniversary, the RSQ8 derivative brings the premium level to the taller form factor. The exterior features plenty of carbon parts with the bold weave, from the front grille and splitter, to the wheel arches, side skirts, mirror caps, spoiler, diffuser etc. There are new specific 23" wheels, suspension and an enhanced exhaust system, before moving to the interior. Inside has been completely reworked, with new leather and Alcantara finishing, the badges and stitching, plus features the time capsule. The 4.0l twin turbo V8 is also given a boost from 600hp and 800Nm to a gigantic 800hp and 1,000Nm, meaning 0-100km/h (62mph) in just 3.2s and a top speed of 315km/h (196mph). Abt's first motorsport trophy came in 1956, and that very trophy itself has been used to create parts that can be found in the time capsule of the central console. This nod ensures that each car is special can never be repeated again. Thanks for watching.
|Episode title||The ULTIMATE Audi SUV! Abt RSQ8 Signature Edition FIRST LOOK and AUTOBAHN DRIVE|
|Date added||5 May 2022|