Audi Q8 Sport Hybrid Concept

Audi Q8 Sport Hybrid Concept
- Audi Q8 concept debuted at this year’s Detroit auto show, here comes Sport monikar with new paint, revised powertrain and new bumpers

- Q8 with basic hybrid, no plug-in, uses lighter 0.9-kWh lithium-ion battery pack to deliver electric assist via a transmission-mounted electric motor during acceleration as well as brief spurts of electric-only driving

- uses e-charger or electric superchargerstored technoloy, electricity to power a compressor mounted in the intake plumbing, canceling any lag

- e-charger helps the V-6 run at lower speeds by boosting low-rpm torque but sharpens the turbo engine’s response and responsible for a moderate boost in output over Audi’s 450-hp twin-turbocharged V-6

- 476 horsepower and 516 lb-ft of torque

- Q8 Sport concept closely resemble the production Q8 SUV that Audi will compete against BMW’s X6 and Mercedes-Benz’s GLE coupe