You’re drawn to the cutting edge. With our Direct Response Hybrid® system, you are at the cusp of power and efficiency. Feel 360 horsepower respond to you with thrilling immediacy. Experience your drive to the fullest without sacrificing fuel economy.

Q50 Sedan driving on a mountain road
Efficiency is power


With great innovation comes greater performance. Our Direct Response Hybrid® system runs on an unconventional combination of 3.5 liter V6 engine, lithium-ion battery and electric motor. A setup that allows you to go from 0–60 in under 4.9 seconds while achieving an impressive 34 mpg on the highway.


Accelerate beautifully in full-power hybrid mode, or cruise at highway speeds using only electricity. The transition is organic. With Direct Response Hybrid®, you gain class-leading power and efficiency in a single package.

Seamless Experience