Two new Audi Qs
Audi is to increase its SUV range with two new Q models and has announced that the new Q8 will be built in Bratislava (Slovakia) in 2018 with the first Audi Q4 being constructed in Győr (Hungary) from 2019.
“We will integrate two completely new Q-models into the existing production network and will thus increase our competitiveness in an extremely important segment,”stated Audi’s Board of Management Member for Production and Logistics, Prof. Dr. Hubert Waltl.
With the Q8, the brand will open up a new segment for its top-end models. The premium SUV in a coupe style combines space with emotive design and offers the latest technologies in assistance and infotainment systems. The Q7 has been produced at the Slovakian plant since 2005. Meanwhile, the second generation of the large SUV is in production there, as an S version and as the Q7 e-tron plug-in hybrid.
The Audi Q4 will be positioned between the Audi Q3 and Q5. And as of 2018, Audi Hungaria will also be responsible for production of the Audi Q3.