After the announcement by Porsche of the upcoming release of its all-electric Macan, Audi once again confirms its desire to strike a blow in the world of electrified cars. After the presentation of its E-tron SUV in 2018, the brand with the rings has just unveiled its new baby and not least, the Q4 E-Tron. Presented at the Geneva Motor Show, this concept car should enter the market by the end of 2020, thus entering into the specifications of the manufacturer which provides for the launch of a dozen vehicles. fully electric by 2025.
Audi Q4 E-Tron, 100% electric SUV
On the design side, this Q4 E-Tron adopts the style that the German brand seems to have chosen to dress its new range of electric vehicles. Indeed, there is an octagonal grille of imposing size, highlighting LED headlights with fine lines, which gives it an aggressive air, dear to the firm. The curve of the wings is for its softened and less marked, while its rear face is equipped with overflowing lights on the sides and linked together over the entire width. A style exercise now repeated by the brand. For the interior, priority has been given to driving comfort through a deluge of technology, controlled through numerous steering wheel controls and accompanied by a 12-inch touch screen and augmented reality. All this will of course allow various controls such as autonomy, navigation, as well as the use of the MMi Touch, Audi’s intelligent on-board computer..
With the Q4 E-Tron, Audi renews its curves and softens them
Under the hood, the Q4 E-Tron’s axles are powered by two separate electric motors, containing 204hp / 310Nm on the rear and 102hp / 150Nm for the second on the front. We note a combined power reaching 306hp, propelling the 510 kilos of the vehicle from 0 to 100 in 6.3 seconds, for a top speed limited to 180km / h. Equipped with a fast-charging 82 kWh battery, the promised autonomy was to reach 450 kilometers, enough to afford a few sporting outings in all serenity.
Q4 E-Tron will be the first vehicle with the Audi MEB electric platform
The Q4 E-Tron should therefore enter production by the end of 2020 and thus be the first Audi vehicle to be equipped with the MEB electric platform, which will be extended to other models. future. No price has yet been announced.
An interior combining comfort and technology