Launch Edition

A special limited edition release marks the Australian arrival of the Audi Q8 55 e-tron.

Sporting a range of special external and interior features, the Q8 55 e-tron Launch Edition marks the arrival of the brand’s new all-electric luxury SUV in Australia.

19 October, 2023

As part of the introduction of the new Q8 55 e-tron models to the Australian market, a limited number of Launch Edition models will be made available featuring sporty exterior and interior upgrades.

Available in SUV configuration, the Q8 55 e-tron Launch Edition models will start from $165,900* and feature S line exterior styling and larger 21-inch Audi Sport alloy wheels finished in metallic black. Indeed black is a theme across the Launch Edition, which also features a black exterior styling package which sees the new four-ringed logo treatment finished in black as well as the wing mirror covers and rook rails.

The effect of these contrasting elements in striking and set this limited edition model apart at a glance.

Inside too, the Launch Edition features the S sport treatment with S sport front seats with integrated headrests finished in Valcona leather upholstery with the distinctive diamond patterned stitching. The interior also features an S line steering wheel which is electronically adjusted and is finished with grips in perforated leather with contrasting stitching.

Inside too the S line treatment has been applied to great effect

Customers can further customise the Launch Edition with a number of additional options 

Pedals have been finished in stainless steel in keeping with the sporty theme and the black headlining ties in with the exterior black package. Topping off the interior package is coloured ambient lighting.

The Q8 55 e-tron Launch Edition boasts the same 300kW of power and 664Nm of torque as the other Q8 55 e-tron models, and customers can also choose to further option their Launch edition with the even larger 220-inch wheels which also includes the addition of adaptive air suspension sport, which lowers the vehicle’s ride height in dynamic mode by 13mm compared to the standard adaptive air suspension.

Customers can likewise further option their vehicle with Audi virtual mirrors, rear privacy glass, panoramic sunroof and Matrix LED headlights with dynamic front and rear indicators.

Available to order from Audi dealers for a limited time, the The Q8 55 e-tron Launch Edition also comes with the six-year Audi scheduled servicing and six-year Audi roadside assistance with each well as a five-year warranty, 12 years manufacturer warranty for bodywork against corrosion perforation for new vehicles and an eight-year battery warranty. 

(*Manufacturer List Pricing [MLP] – excludes dealer delivery and government statutory charges)