Coupe-esque SUVs tend to look quite ungainly. If you want proof, just look at cars like the BMW X6 and the Mercedes GLE Coupe. That’s what makes the new Audi Q8 a pleasant break from the norm: here we have decent proportions, interesting details, and a rear-end that looks how the Lamborghini Urus’ might, had if the designer calmed the hell down with his ruler.
But how might it look if Audi gave the Q8 an RS makeover? It’s something that’s rumoured, and given the current popularity of mega-fast enormo-SUVs, we wouldn’t be at all surprised to see such a model appear alongside the V6 petrol and diesel versions plus the anticipated SQ8.
We don’t have to wait until such a car emerges, either: prolific Internet renderer X-Tomi Design has already done the inevitable round of Photoshop trickery, and the results are mean. Very mean.
If you see this thing growing ever larger in your rear-view mirror, you’re going to get out of the way. Fast. And speaking of speed, this will be a quick car: behind that vast honeycomb grille will live the Audi/Porsche developed 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8, potentially developing as much as 641bhp.
Cut-price Urus, anyone?