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Audi Q8 e-tron test: cheaper than the Tesla Model X, but is it enough

In order to facilitate recharging and make the trips more serene for the driver and his passengers, especially during the big trips, the Audi Q8 e-tron is delivered as standard with an itinerary planner. But this is not the only model in the range to afford this functionality, since this is also the case with All brand electric vehicles. This is accessible directly via the SUV touch screen, or on the moaudi smartphone application.

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Audi Q8 e-tron 2023

Audi e-tron is one of the precursors in the 100% electric luxury SUV category. Available in two distinct versions, it is possible to buy the “short” e-tron or the sportback model, a cut SUV whose rear part is truncated. The two variants have 355 horsepower (402 with the “boost mode”) and a 95 kWh battery. In 2023, we note the arrival of a new Vorsprung edition and the withdrawal of the E-tron S Sportback. Audi has announced that the model will change its name for Q8 e-tron during 2023.

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            Audi Q8 e-tron test: cheaper than the Tesla Model X, but is it enough ?

            After five years of career, the Audi e-tron offers a small restyling and changes its name to take that of Q8 e-tron. The opportunity for the electric SUV to receive a few small adjustments to stay in competition against its rivals. But it will be enough not to be distanced ?

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            Audi Q8 e-tron (2022)

            April 22, 2023 04/22/2023 • 14:01

            It has already been five years since the Audi e-tron was launched in the range. This is the very first 100 % electric model of the manufacturer, which had already used this name for its hybrid A3 a few years earlier. But while the European Union wants to prohibit the sale of electric cars from 2035, the firm with the rings must now speed up on its electrification. However, it is not lagging behind, since it offers a fairly rich range, with its Q4 e-tron and other e-tron gt and rs e-tron gt.

            In order to be in line with this nomenclature, the e-tron takes advantage of its small restyling mid-carrier to change its name and take that of Q8 e-tron. But do not get me wrong, It does not replace the thermal Q8 currently marketed. However, this will probably be the case a little later, because Audi will in turn become a 100 % electric brand from 2033.

            But as you can suspect, his surname is not the only thing that evolves on this new version, which is also available a small facelift. What to allow him to stay in the race, although the previous version was still some success, with About 2,000 copies sold in last year In France. A rather correct figure for a high -end positioning model, although it is still very far behind the Tesla Model Y and its 11,892 units. The German SUV is therefore determined to come back in force with this new version, which has to face the Mercedes EQE SUV and other BMW IX.

            Technical sheet

            Model Audi Q8 e-tron (2022)
            Dimensions 4.915 m x 1.937 m x 1.633 m
            Power (horses) 340 horsepower
            0 to 100km/h 6 s
            Level of autonomy Semi-autonomous driving (level 2)
            Max speed 200 km/h
            Main screen size 10.1 inches
            Car Type 2 combo (CCS)
            Entry -level price 86,700 euros
            Price € 86,700
            Product sheet

            Design: a more aggressive style

            If the Audi e-tron did not seem to suffer too much the passage of the years, a small restyling was still not too much in order to allow it to stay in the race. Like most of the time, The latter carries in particular on the front panel, But unlike many other manufacturers, it is particularly visible here. We discover a redesigned and much more angular grille than before, surrounded by new air intakes. It should be noted that it can now be backlit as on the Skoda Enyaq IV, provided you pay an additional 450 euros.

            Optics have not been reworked by the brand’s teams, as The profile that remains strictly identical. The rear part is also unchanged, apart from the shield which benefits from a very slight pencil stroke. We will also note the arrival of the brand logo on the amount of the window. The dimensions remain unchanged, since the electric SUV displays a length of 4.92 meters For 1.94 meters wide and 1.63 meters high in its standard version, while the SportBack Coupé variant displays a centimeter less.

            Audi announces a CX of 0.27 For our test model, which is still very far from the 0.20 record for a standard vehicle currently held by the Mercedes EQS. New elements have indeed been added to this restyled version to improve its aerodynamics. Among them, Active air shutters in the grille, wheel deflectors or even more flat.

            In total, These are no less than nine body shades which are offered in the SUV range, with a dominance of black, white and gray. It is still possible to opt for red or an exclusive personalized audi color, from 4,400 euros. If the 20 -inch rims are delivered as standard, a total of eight choices is available for customers, including an aero model to maximize autonomy.

            Habitability: a rather generous space

            As mentioned a little higher, the new Audi Q8 does not change its length from an iota. It is therefore logical that the wheelbase remains as strictly identical, Always displayed at 2.92 meters. A rather satisfactory figure for this model, which is between the thermal Q7 and Q8 in the range. It is therefore not necessarily the most habitable model in the range, all engines combined, but this is certainly the case if we only take into account the electric offer. Thus, the occupants are rather well installed aboard the SUV, which offers sufficient space at the front as at the rear.

            This is all the more the case in this standard version, which displays an increase up of 3 centimeters Compared to the Sportback variant adopting a more fleeting line. Thus, passengers on the rear bench benefit from a more than correct roof guard, as well as a good space in the legs and elbows. At the front, the driver and his passenger will appreciate electrically adjustable and heated seats.

            The chest volume is quite generous, since it oscillates Between 569 and 1,655 liters when the rear seat is folded down. For the record, its main rival, the Mercedes EQE SUV is satisfied with 430 liters when it is in place. Note that the electric SUV with rings also has a little fruit (front trunk) 62 liters. Many interior storage storage completes all of this, but we regret that the central console cannot close. It is a little disappointing for a model with ambitions and positioning also premium.

            As always at Audi, the perceived quality is obviously there, while The materials are very good. We still deplore some unsightly plastics at the glove box, even if the overall finish is very satisfactory. Too bad, however, that the overall presentation is always very austere, as in all models of the brand. It will be necessary to opt for the avus finish to take advantage of the Induction smartphone charger.

            Infodivement: complete but not easy to use

            In addition to the shape of the steering wheel, there is not much that really changes in the driving position of the Audi Q8 e-tron. And especially not the infotainment system. So we always find a very technological interior, With no less than three screens. The first, which displays a 12.3 -inch diagonal plays the role of instrumentation handset, while the second of 10.1 inch is tactile and integrates most of the features of the car. The latter, however, requires a certain time of adaptation, due to its complexity and these many features and information.

            For the time being, the Audi Q8 e-tron is not yet compatible with the OTA updates, unlike the Q4 e-tron, the first model of the brand to have this technology. On the other hand, the driver can take advantage of connected navigation as well as updated cards. The touch screen is compatible with Apple Carplay as well as Android Auto. If some commands are tactile, Others are on the other hand on haptic return And require to press stronger, which can be quite confusing, even impractical when you are not used to.

            A last screen is positioned lower, at the central console. The latter is only dedicated to air conditioning adjustment, as well as heating seats. Admittedly, it is very gadget and is not essential, but that has its little effect ! The up-and-on-up display system, which in our view is essential for driving is offered as an option or standard on the Avus finish. The latter displays all the information relating to driving such as speed in a very clear way. USB-C sockets in the central and rear console are also available for the driver and passengers.

            To all of this are added two screens, one on each door, which displays the images from the cameras-caméra. A system billed 1,910 euros optional and that do we do not bring much. In addition, visibility is not optimal, as is the evaluation of distances, especially during parking. No wonder only 20 % of customers opt for this device, which however slightly increases autonomy on the highway due to better aerodynamics.

            Finally, The Audi Q8 e-tron is compatible with the Myaudi application, which offers many features such as the search for a dealer or terminals as well as the updating of cards. It is also possible to plan the recharge to take advantage of off -peak hours.

            Driving aid: a generous endowment

            Displayed from 86,700 euros, the Audi Q8 e-tron is positioned as a high-end model. Inevitably, we obviously expect a standard endowment worthy of the name. Fortunately, the manufacturer does not disappoint us, despite the absence of a few elements such as electric seats as well as keyless opening, available on the highest end finish.

            Only two versions are offered, namely Sine and Avus, the brand having decided to keep only the most popular by customers. The goal is also to facilitate production, in order to reduce delivery times, elongated due to the shortage of semiconductors.

            The first level of finish is therefore well endowed, with among other things E -quatro all-wheel drive, which is distinguished by the absence of a transmission tunnel since each engine is installed on the axle. The adaptive suspension is also delivered as standard, As well as progressive direction as well as bi-zone automatic air conditioning. Stationary air conditioning is also part of the standard endowment and allows you to heat or cool the driving station before starting, when the car is connected. Which reduces consumption once on the road.

            The electric SUV is also delivered with the heat pump, as on certain versions of the Renault Mégane E-Tech and other Kia Ev6.

            The new Audi Q8 e-tron is equipped with level 2 autonomous driving, which is part of the optional road assistance pack for 2,550 euros and delivered as standard on the S line finish. For the record, he associates an assistant with the maintenance of the track, as well asan adaptive cruise control. But unfortunately we could not test it during our test, because this system could not be activated in Portugal, where this grip was taken.

            The car is also equipped with a Way output alert system with semi-automatic piloting In the event of a medical emergency. In this case, the vehicle corrects the steering if the driver is unable to do so, so as not to change the way involuntarily. This system, which is found on many other models under a different name, works between 60 and 250 km/h.

            Route planner: delivered as standard and very practical

            In order to facilitate recharging and make the trips more serene for the driver and his passengers, especially during the big trips, the Audi Q8 e-tron is delivered as standard with an itinerary planner. But this is not the only model in the range to afford this functionality, since this is also the case with All brand electric vehicles. This is accessible directly via the SUV touch screen, or on the moaudi smartphone application.

            The latter offers many features, since it allows you to calculate a route and is capable of search alone the best charging stations on your way. It also displays the range of your car from your starting point, which makes it possible to better anticipate your trip, especially during summer hunts. This is calculated thanks to many sensors that analyze driving, if it is rather soft or on the contrary quite sporty.

            Other parameters are also taken into account, as the topography of the road, the speed limitation or the traffic jams on your route. The use of air conditioning is also analyzed to display an autonomy value as close as possible to reality. The system is constantly updated with new information such as prices as well as payment options and any access restrictions. The system favors rapid terminals like that of the Ionity network, with which Audi is a partner.

            This route planner is available in all countries where the brand is present and is associated with the terminal network Audi e-tron charging service.

            Driving: very versatile, but not dynamic enough

            If Audi has made changes to optimize autonomy, nothing has been touched with regard to driving, which therefore remains completely unchanged from the e-tron that we have already known since 2018. Two versions are available, namely the 50 and 55, Both equipped with an E-Quattro all-wheel drive. We were able to take the steering wheel of the second, which has two asynchronous electric motors, all developing a total power of 408 horsepower for a torque of 664 nm. The latter is common to the two variants, whileA version S q8 e-tron equipped with three engines will arrive a little later.

            Without surprise, The electric SUV keeps the MLB-EVO platform which it shares with the thermal version of the Q8. If it is starting to get age, it is still efficient, ensuring that the e-tron is a satisfactory handling. However, the roll of roll is still present, even if the very low center of gravity thanks to the batteries under the floor limit the damage. Our test model always suffers fromA high weight, displayed at 2,555 kilos empty. Driving will therefore not necessarily be more sporty, especially since the front axle lacks responsiveness.

            If 0 to 100 km/h is announced in 5.6 seconds, Acceleration lacks a bit of punch, despite the instant torque characteristics of electric models. The maximum speed is restrained at 200 km/h. For its part, the damping was revised and above all slightly firmed, without becoming uncomfortable. The occupants are well treated despite the 21 -inch rims, Whatever the type of road as we could see during our test. On the highway, we appreciate the work done on soundproofing, even with regard to aerodynamic noise.

            Six driving modes are offered, acting on the firmness of the direction and the suspension, as well as on the reactivity of the accelerator. Several levels of regeneration are also available, which can be adjusted via the steering wheel palettes. A automatic mode is also available, based on connected navigation.

            It is possible to drive using a single pedal, as on the Tesla Model 3 and other Nissan Leaf, among others. Comfort is therefore to put behind the wheel of this Audi Q8 e-tron, which unfortunately announces A robbery diameter that does not help him in town, 12.2 meters.

            Autonomy, consumption and recharge: the SUV with a big appetite

            Audi listened to its customers and the criticisms sent by the press with regard to the big weak point of its electric SUV: autonomy. For this, many improvements have been made to the design to reduce air resistance, but not only. The manufacturer has also increased battery capacity, which goes from 95 to 114 kWh gross For our 55 test version. Result, the autonomy is now displayed at 552 kilometers according to the WTLP cycle. But is it really useful ?

            Because we know that a big battery does not only have advantages, quite the contrary. This increase in capacity notably increases the total weight of the car, which also increases consumption. This is rather high, since we have noted an average of 27.5 kWh per 100 kilometers in mixed cycle. A figure that climbs about 30 kWh on a highway and which drops slightly to 26 kWh in town. For its part, Audi announces a maximum of 24.4 kWh in the mixed cycle, under optimal conditions, on the WLTP mixed consumption cycle. For comparison, a Tesla Model X Plaid is given for 20.8 kWh / 100 km.

            The new Q8 e-tron is delivered as standard with an integrated 11 kW charger by alternating current, but it is possible to Load 22 kW via an option billed 1,950 euros. Thus, the time required to recharge from 10 to 80 % goes from 11:30 a.m. to 6 a.m. On a quick terminal, the electric SUV can now collect up to 170 kW. Thus, it is only necessary 31 minutes to load up to 80 %, Or even 28 minutes for the 50 Quattro version with its smallest battery.

            Our test model is compatible with the Audi Charging Service network, which gives access more than 440,000 public charge points in 27 countries Europeans via a single card. Three formulas are available, including one free and two others displayed at 7.99 and 14.99 euros per month. The SUV is also equipped with the plug & load function on the ionity terminals. This system, also proposed by Tesla and BMW allows you to launch the recharge without having to take out its card.

            A very elitist rate

            The new Audi Q8 e-tron starts from 86,700 euros, In its 50 S-Line version displaying 340 horsepower and a range of 453 kilometers. It takes 95,200 euros with the Avus finish, while it is possible to opt for the more efficient variant 55. This delivers a power of 408 horsepower and can travel up to 532 kilometers in a single load. The entry ticket is displayed at 96,200 euros in S-Line version and 104,700 euros in Avus finish.

            Unfortunately, at such a price level, the SUV with rings is not eligible for the ecological bonus of 5,000 euros, reserved for cars less than 47,000 euros. And even if we know that an electric car costs less than an equivalent thermal model, not sure that it is enough to seduce customers looking for a cheap vehicle. Because what q8 e-tron is certainly not.

            The better equipped finish is worth it because it brings many additional equipment. Among them, let us quote in particular The head-up-down display, the panoramic glass roof as well as the city assistance and road assistance packs. Now exit the catalog of extended options, which has earned many criticisms in Audi. From now on, the main equipment is delivered as standard depending on the finish, but the price is more salty.

            The new Audi Q8 e-tron rivals head-on with the Mercedes Eqe SUV, which starts from 93,150 euros with its 292 horsepower engine and 568 kilometers of autonomy. The new BMW IX is also a serious competitor of our test model. For the record, it starts From 84,200 euros with a power of 326 horsepower and a 426 kilometers WLTP.

            Of course, it is impossible not to quote the Tesla Model X, displayed from 111,990 euros and claiming 625 kilometers of autonomy with a phenomenal power of 670 horsepower. The Volvo Ex90 will also be a formidable rival for the q8 e-tron.

            Audi Q8 e-tron test: an XXL battery for the brand’s largest electric SUV

            Audi Q8 e-tron

            Launched in 2018, the first 100 % electric Audi offers a slight restyling. The SUV takes the opportunity to adopt the prefix Q8, and especially to integrate a huge battery. Is it enough to change the situation on an increasingly competitive market ? We have taken the wheel of the Audi Q8 e-tron and give you all our impressions and all our conclusions.

            Audi Q8 e-tron

            Announced in 2018, theAudi e-tron made its first laps in 2019. Five years later, the manufacturer of Ingolstadt had time to calmly expand his catalog of 100 % electric cars, from the Q4 e-tron SUV to the impressive E-tron GT sports sedan, germaine cousin of the Porsche Taycan. So it was time to come back to the one by whom it all started.

            Looking for changes

            First change, the Audi e-tron is now called Audi Q8 e-tron. It doesn’t seem to say anything like that, but this simple addition makes it possible to better identify the model as well as its positioning at the top of the brand’s electric SUV range. As a reminder, it now has 8 100 % electric vehicles, and will even offer 20 models by 2026. Other important information, The Audi Q8 e-tron is not a simple battery version of the Audi Q8 Thermal SUV, the two models being completely different both in their style and by their motorization.

            Audi Q8 e-tron

            At the first glance, very clever who will be able to point the aesthetic changes of the Audi Q8 e-tron compared to the first Audi e-tron. However, looking at it, There are some small modifications at the front level, which hosts an extended logo and especially an LED banner like other Audi models. Of the manufacturer’s own admission, all the work has focused on Improvement The autonomy of the Audi Q8 e-tron, especially in terms of air flow management both above and below the vehicle. Active shutters are integrated on the grille, and air inputs benefit from new gowns at the front. In addition, there are also new aero rims. In the end, despite its size, the largest SUV of the brand sees its penetration rate in the air (or CX) which was already 0.28 only, switch to 0.27 now. And even 0.24 for the Audi Q8 e-tron sportback that we are testing.

            Not bad for a machine that displays dimensions 4.915 meters long, 1.937 meters wide and 1.633 meters high. And as mentioned above, the electric SUV is available in A 1.619 meter high sportback version, but also in Sq8 e-tron And SQ8 Sportback e-tron For those who want even more sportiness. These are two lower millimeters and 39 millimeters wider. In all cases, the Audi Q8 e-tron benefits from a wheelbase of 2,928 meters, which fully benefits habitability.

            What to offer Even more leg space at the back and a substantial space in the trunk. The latter displays a capacity of 569 liters, which is reduced to 528 liters on the Sportback version due to its plunging roof line. Very good point unlike its premium German competitors, Audi had the good idea to offer a 62-liter trunk on the Q8 e-tron. Not enough to house a cabin baggage, but sufficient to store the cables which will be more accessible when the vehicle is loaded with suitcases.

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            A cabin that begins to date

            If the external appearance of the Audi Q8 e-tron barely evolves, The interior presentation has not changed in five years. An eternity or almost even in the field of the automobile which flirts more and more with that of tech. So much thatWe could almost call it dated So much things have evolved on the electric car market in 2023, with more attractive proposals at the same level in competition in competition. And what about the Audi Q4 e-tron which is sold practically half cheaper and which nevertheless has practically the same interior ?

            Audi Q8 e-tron

            Brief, We still expected more from the high -end SUV whose finish makes very basic materials cohabit with others more suited to the premium segment, as wood veneer (grainy ash or sycamore), aluminum and even carbon fiber For the versions s line and e line edition. In addition, alongside the light brown walnut wood that appears, Audi could not miss the lasting materials that become essential in the automotive industry. For the Audi Q8 e-tron, it will be a partial derivative of recycled PET bottles.

            Audi Q8 e-tron

            No change either in the infotainment system and 100 % digital instrumentation. Modular as desired thanks to the buttons that are integrated on the steering wheel, Digital Cockpit is very practical To display information such as vehicle or even navigation. This can also be associated with A head -up display, While the infotainment screen revolves around a 12 -inch tactile slab. A diagonal that seems a bit small, compared to current standards. Placed under the ventilation nozzles, the screen displays an interface that is purified and always effective, but less visually pleasant than what some competitors offer.

            Audi Q8 e-tron

            On the other hand, the Audi Q8 e-tron can always rely on its technologies and in particular the predictive navigation. This allowsOptimizing autonomy of the car according to many parameters such as topology, and to adapt the speed and regeneration of energy for example when approaching a roundabout. The manufacturer therefore recommends using the navigation system as much as possible, including on a route that we know by heart like that between his home and the office.

            Audi Q8 e-tron

            A third screen is offered as standard as on the first e-tron. Located under the slab which is dedicated to the infotainment system, it includes in particular Air conditioning orders. However, its integration requires lowering your gaze when led by. Each pressure is accompanied by a haptic return supposed to imitate the physical pimples, but it is impossible to manipulate this screen blind.

            Audi Q8 e-tron

            Finally, the Audi Q8 e-tron always offers its optional exterior mirrors. Offering a futuristic style to electric SUVs, they are certainly prettier than those of the Hyundai Ioniq 6, but less discreet than those of the Honda E, for example. Nevertheless, if they have the advantage of further improving the CX of the vehicle and flashing in red if a vehicle is nearby when changing line, The integration of screens into the passenger compartment is still problematic. Indeed, rather than looking in the axis of the rear view mirror, we start to look for them before realizing that you have to lower your eyes at the door handle. Perhaps the driver will get into the habit over time, but in any case he will also have to deal with reflections and a biased perception of distances. Not ideal for an option that inevitably fantasizes the technophile, but which is billed nearly € 2,000 for a wobbly experience.

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            A larger battery for more autonomy with the Audi Q8 e-tron ?

            At the time of its marketing, Audi e-tron had not impressed us on the side of its autonomy, far from there. The fault, in particular to too high consumption. Audi therefore had to review his copy, especially since the landscape of the electric car has changed in five years. In addition to the few aerodynamic improvements, The engineers have chosen to join a new battery in the Audi Q8 e-tron In its S and 55 variations. And what a battery ! With 106 kWh of useful capacity, It is one of the biggest available in the world currently. For the record, the e-tron Audi was equipped with an 86 kWh pack “only”. The manufacturer nevertheless retains a small 89 kWh battery useful (against 64 kWh before) on the Audi Q8 e-tron 50 version which will constitute the entry level.

            Audi Q8 e-tron

            Inevitably, the announced autonomy of the car is increasing sharply, whatever the version:

            • +44 % for the Audi Q8 e-tron 50 which can theoretically travel up to 468 km;
            • +32 % for the Audi Q8 e-tron 55 with an autonomy announced up to 552 km;
            • +32 % also for the next Audi SQ8 e-tron which promises up to 513 km of autonomy.

            Audi Q8 e-tron

            In addition to increasing battery capacity, Audi also revised the upward charge power. 150 kW instead of 120 kW previously for the entry-level Audi Q8 e-tron 50 model, and 170 kW instead of 150 kW for the other two versions. Thus equipped, Our Audi Q8 e-tron 55 can fill up on watts in 31 minutes to go from 10 % to 80 % capacity. The electric SUV is still equipped with two charging hatches on both sides of the hood. A dedicated to quick recharge on the continuous current terminals, and one for recharging by alternating current by plugging the electric car on a domestic outlet or a wallbox. In the latter case, the on -board charger accepts a power of 11 kW as standard. It is also possible to benefit from an optional 22 kW load power.

            Audi Q8 e-tron

            Finally, there is no change to note at the level of the announced powers which remain generous: 340 hp for the Audi Q8 e-tron 50, 408 hp for the Audi Q8 e-tron 55 and 503 hp for the Audi SQ8 e-tron.

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            Driving the Audi Q8 e-tron 55

            it is not a surprise, The Audi Q8 E-tron 55 always offers the same driving pleasure, Well helped by effective filtration of rolling and aerodynamic noise. Pneumatic damping fully participates in the comfort of the SUV which can even venture off the beaten track with its off-road mode which suits the chassis, without going to the crossing. Nevertheless, we were able to take our Audi Q8 e-tron 55 on a course of earth and sand.

            Audi Q8 e-tron

            Back on the road, The electric SUV knows how to be sufficiently dynamic thanks to an accurate front axle and the cash movements contained. The 408 hp which are delivered by the two engines (one on the front axle and one on the rear axle for an all-wheel drive) allow to ignore the weight of Mammoth, the Audi Q8 e-tron 55 accusing more than 2 , 58 tonnes on the scale. On the other hand, the accelerations are progressive, without ever doing violence to the occupants unlike other lighter electric vehicles. However, it only takes 5.6 seconds to pass the electric SUV from 0 to 100 km/h.

            Audi Q8 e-tron

            And what about the announced autonomy ? If he is progressing in this area, Audi Q8 E-tron 55 must always reconcile with high consumption. With 25 kWh/100 km noted during part of our test (the other having notably been carried out on an off-road route, with accelerations which are not representative of normal use), it is unlikely to reach The values ​​promised by the manufacturer. Rather count on 400 km, keeping your foot light on the accelerator. What is more than enough for long journeys that is said. Provided of course that you do not reluctant to take breaks of half an hour every two hours approximately.

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            Prices revised upwards for the Audi Q8 e-tron

            It’s not just the battery of the Audi Q8 e-tron that increases. The prices of this restyled version evolve upwards. Audi Q8 e-tron 50 S line starts at € 86,700, When our version Audi Q8 e-tron 55 with the new 104 kWh battery is displayed from € 96,200. Sportback versions are displayed from € 89,300 and € 98,800 respectively. Prices which obviously deprive the electric bonus electric car.

            Audi Q8 e-tron

            If the vehicles are well equipped as standard, many options are also offered. And in particular the road assistance pack which includes the adaptive cruise control with driving assistant in traffic jams, the line crossing warning and the efficiency assistant (€ 2,550). Small meanness in passing with The € 600 requested for USB type C ports. Finally, the technophiles will necessarily throw a eye interested in virtual exterior mirrors despite the defects mentioned above (€ 1,910), or the up-and-on-up (€ 1,650) display (€ 1,650).

            Audi Q8 e-tron

            Finally, the Audi Q8 e-tron is accompanied by the offer Audi Charging. This badge gives access to more than 400,000 charges in 27 European countries. Three pricing formulas are offered: Basic and more for rechargeable electric and hybrid vehicles, and pro which is reserved for 100 % electric models. The latter is offered the first year for the purchase of the Audi Q8 e-tron.

            Audi Q8 e-tron

            The Basic formula, which is free, allows you to benefit froma cost of € 0.12/min On a recharging point by alternating current, or even € 0.60/min for continuous recharge. Count 0.69 €/kWh on the quick ionity terminals (with the plug & load when it is available).

            Audi Q8 e-tron

            More advantageous, The more formula is billed € 7.99/month. It puts the previous prices to 0.08 €/min and 0.42 €/min over the charging points by alternating and continuously respectively respectively. On the other hand the price at Ionity stations does not change at € 0.69/kWh.

            Audi Q8 e-tron

            Large rollers will therefore have every interest in subscribing to the professional offer beyond the first year offered. Billed € 14.99/month, it puts the minute to € 0.07 and € 0.35 on AC and DC terminals, and especially 0.36 €/kWh at Ionity.

            Final test note: Audi Q8 e-tron

            Renamed Q8 e-tron, the first electric SUV of Audi offers a slight restyling supposed to promote aerodynamics in order to grab precious kilometers of autonomy. But it is above all the new battery that allows the Audi Q8 e-tron to stay in the race on the segment of large electric SUVs. With a record capacity of 104 kWh, it promises more than 500 km of autonomy. A value that will nevertheless be very difficult to reach the car as high consumption, especially due to its very high weight. There remains an electric SUV still as attractive, especially in its sportback version, and endowed with amazing dynamic behavior.

            • Comfort
            • Performances
            • Dynamic behavior
            • High consumption
            • High weight
            • The price