The four-ring German company is ready to introduce an all-new 2021 Audi Q9. From what we heard, this model will be more aggressive than the popular Q8 model. According to German magazine Auto Bild, the forthcoming Audi Q9 will arrive at the end of the year, and it will rival the most popular SUVs on the market BMW X7 and Mercedes GLS.
Moreover, few details about the Audi Q9 have leaked. The new SUV will inevitably be offered in various trims. Generally, the RS variant is a possibility, as well.
2021 Audi Q9 Exterior
The exterior styling of the upcoming 2021 Audi Q9 would be way aggressive than the flagship Q8. We got some rendering photos and we must say that we love how this model looks. From what we see, the new model will share plenty of similarities with the Audi Q8.
Basically, the latest Q9 will ride on the same platform and it will use the same coupe-inspired shape. However, it provides a totally different grille that reminds us of the Audi TT model. Dimensionally, the upcoming 2021 Audi Q9 will be larger than the Q8 model. By the way, we are still eagerly waiting for more information.
Q9 Provides Plenty of Upscale Materials
The all-new member 2021 Audi Q9 will provide a more luxurious cabin than the Q8. From the information that we got, the four-ring company will offer plenty of upscale materials inside and more standard techs. Also, expect seats to be more comfortable than in Q8.
The next flagship model will definitively be improved over its little brother. Most likely, it could host a new dashboard and the same Audi Virtual Cockpit. Besides, the manufacturer will introduce tons of modern amenities and great safety aids.
2021 Audi Q9 Engine Specs
As for the engine department, we got information that the 2021 Audi Q9 model will be equipped with three engine variants. A 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 engine will probably power the base model. This mill will be able to deliver 335 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque.
RS-badged version might also be available and from some gossip, it will use a more potent engine. This model will probably come with a 4.0-liter V8 unit that produces around 600 horsepower. According to some experts, both engines above would be pair with 8-speed automatic transmission. Diesel version might also arrive in Europe and it could use the same powertrain as the SQ8 version.
Arrival Date and Cost
The all-new 2021 Audi Q9 is the model that will be based on the famous Q8. According to rendering photos, this SUV will introduce a great and more aggressive design than its sibling.
At this point, it looks like the new Audi Q9 is coming later this year. However, we are still waiting for more official details. As we mentioned, this model is in the production stage and its hard to predict its pricing at this time. From some speculations and gossips, the base model would cost around 75.000 dollars, which is 8.000 more than Q8.