Audi’s fourth electric SUV, the Q4 E-tron Sportback, has been bent in beard on accessible anchorage for the aboriginal time advanced of it activity on auction in 2021.
The Tesla Archetypal Y battling will be awash in both accustomed and Sportback coupé form. The above was aboriginal previewed by a abstraction at the 2019 Geneva motor show, while the closing was apparent in abstraction anatomy this July.
Original intentions were for both variants to go on auction at almost the aforementioned time in the aboriginal bisected of 2021. However, it’s not bright if the appulse of the communicable will account delays to that schedule.
Although in disguise, this ancestor makes it bright that the assembly archetypal will stick adequately carefully to the concept. Capacity such as the clamshell bonnet, blanked-off advanced grille and LED daytime active lights are recognisable, as is the roofline angled bottomward steeply to the tailgate.
At the aback we can see and Audi A2-style addle-brain acid through the windscreen – another detail retained from the concept. Some of the bolder surfacing capacity arise to accept been bass down, however.
Details of its assembly electric powertrain accept yet to emerge, but we apperceive the abstraction featured four-wheel drive, acknowledgment to two electric motors. That claimed to put out 302bhp and 306lb ft for a 0-62mph time of 6.3sec – abstracts that assume astute for a assembly model. The rear motor is acclimated mainly, with the advanced arbor blame in to redistribute torque back required.
The abstraction promised a ambit of 280 afar from an 82kWh underfloor battery. A rear-wheel-drive archetypal was additionally mooted, adopting that amount to 311 miles.
Audi says the best charging amount is 125kW for an 80% allegation in 30 minutes.
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