Audi RS Q8 review

Category: Sports SUV

Section: Interior

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Interior

The interior layout, fit and finish

While the RS Q8 doesn’t look dramatically different to lesser Q8s inside, aside from its sports front seats and some bespoke readouts for the digital instruments, that still means it feels more sumptuous than rivals.

Racy features include a g-meter, should you wish to know how much cornering force your passengers can withstand before they start to complain of motion sickness.

Meanwhile, driving position adjustments can be made electrically, including for the steering wheel as well as the seat and its lumbar support, so getting settled is effortless.

The RS Q8 also combines decent visibility with front and rear parking sensors and a rear-view camera. Plus, its standard LED matrix headlights automatically dim portions of the high beam to avoid dazzling oncoming traffic, while ensuring that you still get a bright view of the road ahead.

It’s just a pity you have to look away from the road to operate the twin touchscreens in the centre of the dashboard, with even simple things like the climate controls operated through these. The dial-based setups in the Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio and BMW X6 M Competition are far less distracting.

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