2021 Audi RS Q8 Features & Specs

RS Q8

Starting at $114,500

   

Infotainment/Technology


Audi virtual cockpit (12.3" LCD digital instrument cluster)


MMI® Navigation plus with natural voice control system1


MMI® touch response with dual center displays (10.1" upper and 8.6" lower) and haptic feedback2


RS model-specific vehicle information


Audi connect® CARE assistance and security services with limited-time subscription3


Audi connect® PRIME and Audi connect® PLUS online services with six-month trial subscription4,5


Audi smartphone interface with wireless Apple Carplay® and wired Google™ Android Auto™ for compatible devices6


Audi music interface with two front and rear USB ports for data/charging


Bang & Olufsen® 3D Premium Sound System with 17 speakers, 16-channel amplifier and 730 watts


HD Radio™ Technology


SiriusXM® with 90-day All Access trial subscription7


BLUETOOTH® wireless technology preparation with streaming audio for compatible devices


Audi phone box (signal booster and wireless charger)8


Garage door opener (HomeLink®)

Driver Assistance/Innovation


Audi advanced key—keyless start, stop and entry with hands-free tailgate release9


Rain/light sensor for automatic windshield wipers and headlights


Cruise control with coast, resume and accelerator features


Audi drive select


Parking system plus (front and rear acoustic sensors)10


Top view camera system with Virtual 360 view10


Audi side assist and Audi pre sense® rear10
- with Rear cross traffic assist10
- with Vehicle exit warning10


Lane departure warning10

Exterior


22" 10-V-spoke star design wheels


295/40 summer performance tires11


Singleframe® grille with Manhattan Gray mask


RS model-specific front/rear fasciae


RS model-specific oval exhaust outlets


HD Matrix-design LED headlights with high-beam assist and animation10


LED taillights with animation


Auto-dimming, power adjustable, power-folding, heated exterior side mirrors with memory


LED turn signals integrated into the exterior side mirror housings


Aluminum-optic front/rear trim


Aluminum-optic trim around exterior side windows


Aluminum-optic roof rails


Aluminum-optic front/rear spoiler


Rear privacy glass


Power tailgate


Tailgate roof spoiler


Anti-theft alarm system with immobilizer and motion sensor


Headlight washers

Interior


Four-zone automatic climate control


Heated three-spoke multifunction steering wheel with RS shift paddles and RS badge


Power tilt and telescopic adjustable steering column with memory


Carbon Twill matte inlays


Frameless auto-dimming interior rearview mirror with digital compass


Driver and front-passenger extendable sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors


Panoramic sunroof with power blackout sunshades


Contour/Ambient LED interior lighting package - multicolor


Valcona Leather seating surfaces with honeycomb stitching and RS embossing


Heated and ventilated 10-way power front RS sport seats and four-way power lumbar adjustment for driver         


Driver's front seat memory


Comfort front armrest


Sliding, split-folding 40/20/40 rear seatbacks with adjustable recline


Illuminated Aluminum door sill inlays with RS Q8 logo


Stainless steel trunk sill


Black cloth headliner


Cargo cover


Leather upper dashboard with contrast stitching


Black-glass touch-sensitive buttons

Safety


Advanced Airbag Protection System12


Audi pre sense® basic10


Audi pre sense® front10


Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren (LATCH) in rear seats


Power central locking system with safety unlock feature if airbags deploy


Electronic Stability Control (ESC) with Offroad mode, secondary collision brake assist and traction control (ASR)


Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) with Electronic Brake-pressure Distribution (EBD) and brake assist


Direct tire-pressure monitoring system


Electromechanical parking brake


Rear view camera10

Packages


Painted Steel Brake Calipers, Red

 
Red brake calipers, front and rear


Ceramic Brakes, Red Calipers

 
Audi ceramic front and rear brakes

Red brake calipers, front and rear

190 mph top track speed limit15


Ceramic Brakes, Gray Calipers

 
Audi ceramic front and rear brakes

Gray brake calipers, front and rear

190 mph top track speed limit15


Ceramic Brakes, Blue Calipers

 
Audi ceramic front and rear brakes

Blue brake calipers, front and rear

190 mph top track speed limit15


23-inch Titanium wheels

 
23" Audi Sport® 5-Y-spoke rotor design, antracite finish wheels

295/35 summer performance tires11


Driver Assistance package


Audi adaptive cruise assist10
- with Traffic Jam assist10
- with Predictive Efficiency assist10

Audi active lane assist with Emergency assist10

Intersection assist10

Traffic sign recognition10


Black optic package


23" Audi Sport® 5-V-spoke rotor design, anthracite finish wheels

295/35 summer performance tires11

Black optic exterior package (Singleframe® grille mask, door blades, side window surrounds and front/rear bumper trim)

Black exterior side mirror housings

Black roof rails

Sport exhaust system


Carbon Optic package


Carbon Singleframe® grille

Carbon front/rear bumper trim

Carbon exterior side mirror housings

Carbon rear lighting strip


Executive package


Dual-pane acoustic glass

Head-up display with navigation systems information10

Heated rear seats

Power soft-closing doors


Luxury package


Black Alcantara® headliner

Front seat massaging functions

Extended leather package (center console, door armrests, sunblinds and upper part of instrument panel)

Electric sun blinds for rear side windows and manual rear window


Towing package

Towing seven pin connector

7,000 lbs. towing capacity13

Stand-alone options


Bang & Olufsen® 3D Advanced Sound System with 23 speakers, 23-channel amplifier and 1,920 watts


Night vision assistant


Gray Oak wood interior inlays


Rear thorax side airbags12

2021 Audi RS Q8 Technical Specifications

Engineering/Performance


Engine type 

4.0-liter eight-cylinder


Engine block/Cylinder head

Aluminum-alloy


Displacement (cc)/Bore and stroke (mm)

3,996/86.0 x 86.0


Horsepower

591


Torque (lb-ft)

590


Compression ratio

9.7:1


48-volt Mild Hybrid Electric Vehicle (MHEV) technology with recuperation

Standard


Valvetrain

32-valve DOHC with Audi valvelift system and variable valve timing


Induction/Fuel injection

Turbocharged/TFSI®


Start-stop engine system

Standard


Acceleration (0–60 mph)

3.7 seconds14


Top track speed

155 mph (190 mph available with Ceramic brakes)15

Transmission/Drivetrain


Eight-speed Tiptronic® automatic transmission and quattro® all-wheel drive

Standard


quattro® sport rear differential

Standard

Body/Suspension/Chassis


Multi-material construction (steel and aluminum)

Standard


Audi RS-tuned adaptive air suspension

Standard


Ventilated front disc/Ventilated rear disc brakes (in)

16.5/14.6


Audi ceramic brakes (front and rear)

Available


Electromechanical progressive steering system

Standard


All-wheel steering

Standard


Steering ratio

13.3:1


Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft)

43.5

Exterior measurements


Wheelbase (in)

117.9


Length (in)

197.3


Height (in)

66.7


Overall width with mirrors (in)

86.2


Overall width without mirrors (in)

78.7


Track, front/rear (in)

66.6/66.7


Curb weight (lb)

5,490


Drag coefficient (Cw)

0.36


Trailer hitch provision for 7,700-lb maximum towing capacity13

Available

Interior measurements


Head room front (in)

41.1


Head room rear (in)

38.6


Leg room front (in)

41.2


Leg room rear (in)

40.1


Shoulder room front (in)

59.5


Shoulder room rear (in)

58.5


Cargo volume, rear seatbacks up/folded (cu ft)

30.5/60.7


Seating capacity

5

EPA mileage estimates/Capacities


Fuel economy (city/highway/combined)

13/19/1516


Engine oil (qt)

11.0


Fuel (gal)

22.517


Fuel grade recommendation

Premium