This 760-HP Audi RS Q8 Will Hurt Your Ears

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This thing is obscenely loud.

The Audi RS Q8 is remarkably impressive for an SUV. Back in 2019, it smashed the Nurburgring's SUV lap record. But the quickest SUV in the world is not quick enough for some, nor loud enough. Mansory made one that looked like a nightmare, but the one we're talking about today is a lot more subtle in the styling department. That doesn't mean it's subtle everywhere though, as the raucous exhaust will certainly draw attention long before this SUV comes into view. That noise isn't just for show either, as this RS Q8 develops a whopping 760 horsepower and 781 lb-ft of torque.

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Tuned RS Q8s are not much of a rarity these days, but very few are as noisy as this one. It features bigger downpipes with sport cats and has had the soft limiter and OPF filters removed, meaning you can rev this thing out at a standstill to draw all the car-spotting crowds in the area with ease.

If you want to make a hasty escape when you're tired of your super SUV being filmed, the tune from JD Engineering in the Netherlands has resulted in a 0-62 mph time of between 3.0 and 3.2 seconds, while top speed is rated at over 205 mph.

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No other tuning upgrades are specifically mentioned, but we suspect that the RS Q8 received aftermarket intakes and a gearbox tune too. Although we can't be certain, it seems that the adjustable air suspension has either been replaced by an aftermarket system or has been recalibrated for a lower ride height. Paired with that Nardo Grey paintwork, this is one subtle-looking but ferocious SUV. Sadly, JD Engineering makes no mention of the cost of this tuning package, but with such spectacular results being derived from the 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine, we doubt that the asking price is nominal. And when you have figures that can scare off supercars, price is inconsequential.

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