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Improved efficiency and range, elegant design

The premium manufacturer entered the age of e-mobility with the Audi e-tron in 2018, marking the start of the electric future for the four-ring brand. Since then, the model has been setting standards in the electric SUV luxury class. The new Audi Q8 e-tron now continues the success story of the electric pioneer. As a top electric SUV and crossover model, it boasts an optimised drive concept, improved aerodynamics, higher charging power and expanded battery capacity, as well as an increased range of up to 577 km in the SUV (according to WLTP), and up to 594 km in the Sportback (according to WLTP). Significant updates, especially in the front of the vehicle, lend the new SUV flagship a new and fresh appearance. The new Audi Q8 e-tron and Q8 Sportback e-tron can already be ordered in Croatia. Model configurator and more information can be found at

New face, new name, new corporate identity

Naming this model Q8, Audi is sending a clear message that the Audi Q8 e-tron is a top model in the electric SUV and crossover range. The Audi Q8 e-tron and Q8 Sportback e-tron are immediately identifiable as all-electric models thanks to the new front and rear designs, which systematically build on Audi’s electric design language. As a prestigious electric Audi SUV, the Q8 e-tron introduces the new corporate identity of the exterior appearance with a two-dimensional design of the four rings. The model name in Audi lettering on the B-pillar is also new. Three versions with electric all-wheel drive are available for each of the two body styles.

Expanded battery capacity and improved charging power

Two battery sizes are available. In the Q8 50 e-tron, the battery has a net storage capacity of 89 kWh (gross: 95 kWh), while the more powerful versions of the Q8 55 e-tron have 106 net kWh (114 gross kWh). By updating the battery management system, the battery capacity available to customers has also been increased. At a high-power charging station, the Audi Q8 50 e-tron reaches a maximum charging power of 150 kW. For the Q8 55 e-tron, the maximum charging power increases up to 170 kW. The large battery can charge from 10 to 80 percent during a roughly 31-minute charging stop – under ideal conditions this corresponds to a range of up to 420 kilometres (according to WLTP). At an AC charging station or a Wallbox, the Audi Q8 e-tron charges with up to 11 kW of power. Audi also offers an optional AC charging capacity of up to 22 kW.


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