The Audi E-Tron Quattro, a Sporty SUV with all-electric drive

The Audi e-Tron Quattro concept is designed from the ground up as an electric car and proves to be pioneering in its segment at the very first glance. It follows the Audi “Aerosthetics” concept, combining technical measures for reducing aerodynamic drag with creative design solutions. Movable aerodynamic elements at the front, on the sides, and at the rear improve the airflow around the car. The aerodynamically optimized underbody is completely closed. With a cd value of 0.25, the car sets a new record in the SUV segment. This contributes considerably to the long-range of more than 500 kilometers (310 miles).

Audi E-tron Quattro

The study is based on the second-generation modular longitudinal platform, which provides considerable scope for the drive system and package. Its length is between that of the Audi Q5 and the Q7. Its typical SUV body and flat, coupe-like cabin give the Audi e-Tron Quattro concept a very dynamic appearance. The spacious interior offers room for four people.

Audi E-tron Quattro

The large lithium-ion battery is positioned between the axles and below the passenger compartment. This installation position provides for a low center of gravity and a balanced axle load distribution. And that gives the car better driving dynamics and driving safety than other vehicles in the segment.

Audi E-tron Quattro

Audi uses its experience with the electrically driven Audi R8 e-Tron sports car for the drive system. Three electric motors – one on the front axle and two on the rear axle – drive the Audi e-Tron Quattro concept. And that makes it an electrified Quattro, the e-Tron Quattro –efficient and dynamic at the same time.

Adina Laura Achim
Adina Laura Achim
Adina Laura Achim is a published author, luxury brand consultant, journalist, and PR executive. She covers the luxury sector in China, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Latin America, and her work was published in South China Morning Post, Jing Daily, Cosmopolitan, L’Officiel, Grazia, Fashion TV, Society Magazine, Buro 24/7, Zink Magazine, The Jewish Business News, and The Rake. Her writing portfolio includes topics related to luxury travel and hospitality, beauty, fashion retail, and bespoke luxury experiences.

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