Audi has recently taken the covers of the new e-tron models, which will be rebadged as Q8. Audi is expected to drive in the refreshed e-tron lineup to India early next year.
German auto giant Audi has confirmed that it will launch the new Q8 e-tron electric SUV in India soon. The automaker announced on social media that its most recent EVs are headed to Indian markets. The automaker recently unveiled the new Q8 e-tron family for international markets. The new Q8 e-tron, Q8 e-tron Sportback, SQ8 e-tron, and SQ8 e-tron Sportback were unveiled by Audi last week. The German automaker’s previous e-tron electric SUV will be replaced by the Q8 e-tron.
The German automaker made the decision to rebrand as part of its first significant update since its debut in 2018. The Q8 e-tron from Audi has been unveiled in both its standard and Sportback forms. The older e-tron is anticipated to be replaced by the new model in Indian markets soon. When it is released, it will compete with vehicles like the BMW iX electric SUV and the upcoming Mercedes EQB.
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Compared to the previous family members, all four models have undergone significant design changes, and they all feature new battery packs that improve both performance and range. The has undergone design changes, including a new grille. Additionally, the lights and the LED bar that spans the length of the tailgate at the back have been updated. The Q8 e-tron Sportback is more of a coupe version of the Q8 e-tron, which is still essentially an SUV but has a swooping roofline.
The performance side of things has undergone the most change. Range on the Q8 e-tron, which was previously limited to 484 km, will now reach up to 582 km. This is because the battery size has increased from 64 kWh to 95 kWh. The Q8 e-tron SUV produces 664 Nm of maximum torque and 300 kW of maximum power. The Sportback version has a longer range, up to 600 kilometres. The SQ8, which also has the biggest battery pack, has a maximum output of 370 kW, a maximum torque of 973 Nm, and a range of up to 513 kilometres on a single charge.
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