Audi to launch Q8 in India in January, Auto Information, Automobilnews
New Delhi: German luxurious carmaker Audi will carry its flagship SUV Q8 in India in January subsequent yr as a part of its technique to strengthen presence within the nation by 2025.The corporate has already began taking orders for the automobile from the weekend because it appears to be like to re-enter the highest finish of the luxurious autos phase.
“One of many pillars for us in defining Technique 2025 can be C and D segments push. This (Q8) clearly makes a really large contribution within the D phase, the place we shall be current once more,” he added.
When requested when the brand new Audi Q8 shall be launched, he mentioned, “On January 15. This shall be our subsequent launch in BS-VI class of automobiles after we launched the A6 a few weeks again.” The mannequin shall be offered in India by way of import of totally constructed unit.The main target space of Technique 2025 is buyer centricity. So according to it, Q8 will play one of many main roles, Dhillon mentioned.
For this, “we’re focusing on particular person expertise of shoppers who’re upward of Q7 phase, who wish to configure the automobile to match their persona and design their very own automobiles. It will likely be made for purchasers particularly to their need and design”.
By way of the Q8, Audi is looking for to supply a mix of the magnificence of a four-door luxurious coupé and the sensible skills of a big SUV, in accordance with the corporate.
Dhillon mentioned potential Q8 patrons are “already extraordinarily profitable folks of their lives. They need one thing which is unique over and above what they have already got”.
The mannequin will supply patrons the choice of customizing their automobile as per their design desire and wishes.
“So, it stays fairly unique as it is going to be in made-to-order sort of a phase that we’ll characterize,” Dhillon mentioned, including the automobile would primarily give attention to those that wish to drive themselves. “Orientation of Q8 shall be driver centric,” he mentioned.