2023 Author: Charles Youmans | [email protected]. Last modified: 2023-05-20 18:41
Audi unveiled a concept for a new electric crossover at the last Shanghai Auto Show. It is now revealed that this model is the prototype of the Q5 e-tron. Despite the fact that this electric crossover has not yet had time to debut, a lot is already known about it. Audi has applied to register the Q5 e-tron for the Chinese market, and the local Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has revealed details about the German novelty.
As follows from the published document, the electric crossover has little in common with the Q5, which is equipped with standard internal combustion engines. The German novelty looks more like the recently debuted Volkswagen ID.6. The length of the Audi Q5 e-tron is 4876 mm and the wheelbase is 2965 mm.
Along with the publication of the technical characteristics, images of the appearance of the German novelty got to the Web. They show that the Q5 e-tron, while retaining the overall design concept of Audi's electric cars, has several striking features. First of all, this concerns the appearance of a unit with additional LED lights, which is located under a relatively narrow head optics. Instead of a radiator grill, the Audi Q5 e-tron has a large insert at the front that mimics its design.
It is reported that the German novelty is based on the MEB platform and has a rear-wheel drive layout. By default, the electric crossover is equipped with a 177-horsepower motor, which provides acceleration to 100 km / h in 9.3 seconds. For a surcharge, the Audi Q5 e-tron gets a 201 hp engine. Together with him, the electric crossover is gaining 100 km / h in 9, 1 seconds.
Also on the market will be an all-wheel drive version of the Audi Q5 e-tron with two electric motors, which together produce over 300 hp. The crossover in this version is capable of accelerating to 100 km / h in 6, 6 seconds. The official debut of the new Audi Q5 e-tron is set to take place at the Chengdu Auto Show, which opens at the end of August.