Audi Q8: ‘There’s nothing it will not do to make you feel more comfortable’ | Martin Love

The new range-topping SUV from Audi is an astonishingly accomplished car. So why does it leave Martin Love feeling so uneasy?

Audi Q8
Price
£64,810
0-62mph 6.3 seconds
Top speed 155mph
MPG 41.5
CO2 178g/km

Visiting some friends years ago, when our kids were young, we distracted our two-year-old son with a bucket of wooden bricks so we could get on with the sanity-saving business of not being parents for a while. He got down to work with the coloured blocks, piling them up with his sticky little hands. Finally, inevitably, as he gingerly put the last brick on the top, he brought the whole tower clattering down. In the silence that followed we looked at him across the room. He looked at us, all Pollyanna curls and big blue eyes, before whispering: “Fuuuuuck!

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