Audi revealed pricing for its electrical SUV Q8 e-tron, for the US market the corporate will not be going to supply the entry-level battery with all fashions utilizing solely the bigger pack.
Audi is bringing its electrical SUV to North America and the corporate has introduced the official pricing. There might be just one model accessible within the US, which in Europe has the 55 quattro designation. Two physique kinds might be accessible – SUV and Sportback – and the primary automobiles ought to seem on the showrooms this summer time.
Audi Q8 e-tron
Beginning with the Audi Q8 e-tron quattro (55), the car is priced at $74,000 earlier than vacation spot fees. The identical model sells in Europe for €85,300 making the US providing considerably cheaper. The automobile comes with a 114 kWh (106 kWh usable) battery and a twin-motor 300 kW powertrain. The EPA score has not been issued but however the WLTP stands at 578 km or 359 miles.
The Audi Q8 e-tron Sportback comes with the identical battery and the identical powertrain however it comes within the S Line trim. The car begins at $77,800 within the US whereas in Europe it’s priced at €87,550. The European model comes with a WLTP score of 600 km or 372 miles. It’ll be attention-grabbing to see the distinction in vary as soon as EPA provides its score to each variations of the automobile.
Audi Q8 e-tron Sportback
The smaller 95 kWh battery pack received’t be accessible within the US in any respect, and the corporate hasn’t revealed its plans but for the S fashions with 370 kW (503 hp) powertrains. All US fashions assist 170 kW DC charging which ought to prime up the battery to 80% in about 31 minutes. The Stage 2 charging might be a distinct story – at 240V and 9.6 kW it could possibly take as much as 13 hours to recharge the 114 kWh battery pack however at 110V that point can double.
Audi Q8 e-tron will get aggressive pricing within the US, its EPA score ought to come at round 300 miles as nicely. The US market is getting busy with electrical SUVs however Audi has a pleasant area of interest to itself and is well-established as a premium model. Its gasoline-powered Q8 siblings are very talked-about and the electrical fashions will profit from that for positive. The primary automobiles might be delivered to showrooms throughout the US this coming summer time.
Inside on each fashions is analogous