The Audi e-tron was the start of the premium manufacturer’s shift towards electric cars when it was launched in 2018. Since then, the model has set the standard in the luxury electric SUV segment. The new Audi Q8 e-tron builds on the success of the electric car pioneer. The successor offers an optimized drive concept, improved aerodynamics, higher charging performance, greater battery capacity and longer range. The Audi Q8 e-tron SUV has a range of up to approx. 58 miles and the Audi Q8 Sportback e-tron up to 60 miles according to WLTP.
Since the launch of the Audi e-tron about 4 years ago, and with 150,000 cars delivered, Audi is consistently following its electric roadmap. The electric car portfolio today consists of 8 models, which will have increased to over 20 models by 2026. In the same year, the transition to only launching fully electric models on the global market takes place.
- Two body variants, SUV or Sportback, in three versions
- Increased battery capacity, longer range and higher charging performance
- Sharpened steering and more dynamic driving characteristics
- Newly designed front and brand identity
- Carbon dioxide-neutral production in Brussels, with an increased proportion of recycled material
Audi Q8 e-tron is the top model among the brand’s electric SUVs and crossovers
With the model name Q8, Audi clearly shows that the Audi Q8 e-tron is the top model among the brand’s electric SUVs and crossovers. The Audi Q8 e-tron and Q8 Sportback e-tron are immediately recognizable as electrically powered models, where the new design in the front contributes to advancing Audi’s electric car design. With the Audi Q8 a new exterior identity is introduced where the four rings get a two-dimensional design, and the model designation a new place on the B-pillar.
With a length of 4,915 mm, width of 1,937 mm and height of 1,619 mm for the Sportback and 1,633 mm for the SUV, the Audi Q8 offers maximum space and comfort. The SQ8 e-tron and SQ8 Sportback e-tron are both two millimeters lower and 39 mm wider. The wheelbase of 2,928 mm also provides plenty of legroom in the back seat. The luggage has plenty of storage space with 569 liters for the SUV and 528 liters for the Sportback. There are also 62 liters in the front storage space, the so-called “frunk”.
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