Audi lighting technology | Inside Audi | Audi USA

Light years ahead.

Audi is a leader in automotive lighting technology because we recognize that lighting is about much more than driving functionality alone. It’s about expressing and communicating with a unique style, tailored to each Audi model.

Design & animation

Striking the perfect balance between work and play, Audi lighting designs take the driving experience to the next level.


Exterior features

Stand out in a crowd as only you can in an Audi with unique exterior lighting technology. Availability of features shown varies by model.

Close-up of the grille and Digital matrix-design LED headlights on an Audi S8.

Digital Matrix-design headlights

See—and be seen—with Digital Matrix-design LED headlights. With over one million micro-mirrors per headlight, this technology projects precise beams of individual light for clear-cut visibility.

Close-up of the laser lights on the Audi e-tron GT.

Audi laser light

The latest in a long line of lighting innovations from Audi, laser light uniquely shines with a blue hue signature in the headlight housing, supplementing the high-beam for greater visibility.

Close-up of the LED daytime running lights on an Audi Q8 e-tron.

LED daytime running lights

Announce your arrival on the road with distinct LED daytime running light signatures. On select models, customizable DRLs add personalization and complete the quintessential Audi look.

Close-up of the OLED taillights on an Audi vehicle.

OLED taillights

More lightweight and efficient than LED, OLEDs produce high-contrast and segmented light that allows for considerable design freedom—which opens the door for dazzling taillight graphics and customization.


Interior features

Interior lighting is crucial in shaping a driving experience that’s uniquely Audi. Combining elegant styling and craftsman-inspired materials, Audi interior lighting creates a comfortable and serene cabin atmosphere.




A new vision.

Lighting carries considerable weight in the creation of Audi concept vehicles—from characterizing the futuristic designs to shaping a first-class interior experience.

See the light.

Step into an Audi and experience the difference that elevated lighting technology makes.

Front view of a gray Audi Q8 e-tron, lit up by the Singleframe projection light.

Electric at first sight.

The all-new Q8 e-tron is proudly electric—heavily signified by the lighting design. The available Singleframe projection light backlights the iconic Singleframe grille, showcasing its dimensional texture as well as the emblematic Audi rings.

Explore the Q8 e-tron