We already knew the Audi e-Tron GT was modeled by the Porsche Taycan thanks to the two companies’ connections. So, it was just a matter of time before the Ingolstadt-based automaker revealed its Audi Sport GmbH RS alternative to the all-mighty Taycan Turbo S. Shown here in prototype form, the RS e-Tron GT is being showcased as the first electric vehicle from the high-performance division… complete with early reviews!
It goes without saying that Audi’s RS Q8 is a showstopper in every sense of the word. Besides packing some seriously ruthless power in its engine bay, this glorious piece of German machinery is also, quite simply, one hot four-wheeled behemoth. In fact, let’s take a second to remind ourselves about a few of its main specs and features.
Audi’s decision to pull its motorsport division out of endurance racing competitions it so clearly dominated seemed odd, but there was a solid reason for it: that was where the company built awareness for its diesel engines, the same ones that had gotten it into a mountain of trouble just two years ago.