Audi has been snapped testing the sportier-looking model of its Q6 e-tron SUV, forward of its reveal in 2023.
The Q6 e-tron Sportback is constructed on the identical bones because the common Q6, however subs its extra sensible wagon tail for a sloping roofline.
Constructed on the brand new Premium Platform Electrical (PPE) structure that’s been collectively developed by Audi and Porsche, the Q6 e-tron will share its underpinnings with the next-generation Porsche Macan.
Each the brand new Macan and common Q6 e-tron are set to debut in 2023, and would be the first manufacturing autos to make use of this platform.
Autocar experiences the electrical Macan will function electrical all-wheel drive making as much as 450kW of energy and 1000Nm of torque.
Its platform will even assist rear-wheel drive powertrains with much less grunt, nevertheless. It’s not clear how a lot might be shared between the Macan and the Q6, given they’re more likely to be pitched at barely completely different clients.
Now we have spied what seems like an RS Q6, suggesting Audi will dip into the highest finish of the shared components bin.
Jalopnik experiences the automobile will use a lithium-ion battery pack with round 100kWh of capability. An 800V structure permits for charging at as much as 270kW. That’s good for a 25-minute cost from 5 to 80 per cent.
With much less camouflage than earlier than, we will see the break up headlight association that may function up entrance. Down again, the set of lights has lots in frequent with these on the RS3.
Earlier photos have revealed the Audi Q6 e-tron will function what seems like a big, freestanding display behind the wheel.
It seems bigger than the built-in show that at present options throughout the e-tron SUV vary, and is extra in step with the show within the smaller This fall e-tron revealed throughout 2020.
The steering wheel seems to be the identical because the This fall e-tron’s, with touch-capacitive switchgear – evidently Audi is sticking with this controversial function, even because the Volkswagen model strikes away.