Audi has been noticed testing a brand new electrical crossover to fit in between the Q5 and Q7. It would go by the title Q6 E-Tron, and there will likely be each common and coupe-like Sportback physique types, in addition to a high-performance Q6 RS E-Tron choice.
The Q6 E-Tron is a twin with the electrical Macan presently in growth at Porsche, with each autos sharing Volkswagen Group’s new PPE platform for premium EVs. On account of delays, the autos are actually anticipated to reach solely in early 2024, probably as 2024 fashions. The Q6 E-Tron was initially due in 2022 and the Macan EV in 2023.
The prototype for the Q6 E-Tron reveals the automobile will look much like the not too long ago launched This autumn E-Tron, simply on a bigger scale. Nonetheless, one new ingredient on the Q6 E-Tron, which can also be new to the Audi model, is a break up headlight design.
The Q6 E-Tron is predicted to be barely greater than the Q5, simply because the This autumn E-Tron is barely greater than the Q3. No specs have been revealed however we all know the PPE platform may have an 800-volt electrical system and vary capabilities of 300 miles or extra.
For the Macan EV, we all know the platform will characteristic a 98-kwh battery pack and an electrical motor driving every axle. Not less than one Macan EV grade will ship a mixed output of greater than 603 hp and 740 lb-ft of torque, one thing we would additionally see within the aforementioned RS Q6 E-Tron.
Manufacturing of the Q6 E-Tron will likely be dealt with at Audi’s plant in Ingolstadt, Germany, which is being ready for manufacturing of PPE-based autos, in addition to batteries.