The Audi Q8 1st generation is a mid-size luxury crossover SUV coupe made by Audi that was launched in 2018. It is the flagship of the Audi SUV line, and is being produced at the Volkswagen Bratislava Plant. The Audi Q8 was presented to the public in concept form on 9 January 2017, at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan. In May 2018, Audi started a cinematic styled miniseries that teases the Audi Q8 in five short episodes. The car made its first full appearance in the fifth episode, presented on a special microsite and shown to the public at the Audi China Brand Summit in Shenzhen. The Q8 was launched in Malaysia in March 2019 where it is powered by a 3.0L TFSI engine with Quattro.