Audi Q8 hybrid gets some power upgrades from ABT Sportsline
Audi calls its Q8 coupe-SUV flagship “the most advanced ever”, and the name fits – its V6 gets help from an electric motor in order to produce 462 PS (456 hp / 340 kW) and barely any exhaust. Well, tuners just found a way to squeeze it for even more power.
An upgrade from ABT Sportsline lets the petrol engine in the Q8 60 TFSI e system to go from 340 PS (335 hp / 250 kW) to 408 PS (402 hp / 300 kW). The torque simultaneously rises from 450 to 500 Nm (from 332 to 369 lb-ft, respectively). With the electric add-on factored in, the coupe-SUV hits the wheels with 530 PS (523 hp / 390 kW). The company even has a similar upgrade program going for the less powerful 55 TFSI e spec, although you will need to contact them directly for numbers and pricing.
Also found in Daniel Abt’s catalog are a multi-piece body kit (both aprons, fender inserts, a rear spoiler etc.) and three sets of in-house designed wheels coming in 22-inch and 23-inch sizes.
Editor Andrew Raspopov
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