All-electric, high-performance, sporty, and upscale luxury defines the all-new 2024 Audi Q8 Sportback E-Tron. A remake of the Q8, moving Audi closer to its goal of electrifying its vehicle lineup by 2030. The 2024 Q8 E-Tron perfectly blends power, style, and innovation. Everything about the Q8 Sportback is new, including its name.
Some 402 horsepower and 718 lb.-ft. of torque races the Q8 Sport S Line E-Tron Quattro from zero to 60 miles in just 5.4 seconds. This all-electric SUV is powered by three electric motors, giving it muscle and a 300-mile range on a full charge.
The new Q8 Sportback is also equipped with cutting-edge technology, luxurious materials, and an elegant exterior design. After sitting inside, I was surrounded by a meticulously crafted interior with plush leather seats, state-of-the-art infotainment, and a panoramic sunroof that spans the entire length of the vehicle’s roof.
In addition, the 2024 Audi Q8 Sportback offers a range of exterior customization options, allowing owners to personalize their vehicle to suit their style. From a selection of vibrant paint colors to different wheel designs and sizes, the Q8 Sportback can be tailored to make a statement on the road.
Models/Price: The 2024 Audi Q8 E-Tron offers six trim levels: Premium ($75,595), Sportback Premium ($78,995), Premium Plus ($79,995), Sportback Premium Plus ($83,395), Prestige (j$85,995), and Sportback Prestige ($89,396) MSRP. I tested the Sportback S Line E-Tron Quattro, which retailed for $77,800 and came to $95,990 with options.
Power: The Q8 Sportback S Line E-Tron has a 114-kWh battery, dual motors, and a single-speed transmission with quattro all-wheel drive. Charging the 397V Lithium-Ion battery takes 6.5 hours on a 19.2 kW-240V outlet and only 31 minutes on a DC Fast Charger.
The Quattro all-wheel-drive system produces excellent traction and stability, even in challenging road conditions. This, combined with the vehicle’s sporty suspension and precise steering, allowed for confident and agile maneuvering.
The Q8 Sportback can also be driven in multiple modes, including Comfort, Dynamic, and Off-Road, allowing you to customize the driving experience to your preference.
MPGe Economy: In terms of fuel efficiency, the Q8 Sportback has an efficient engine and advanced technology that achieves 84 city/90 highway MPGe, according to the EPA.
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