July 18, 2024

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New Audi Q6 e-tron confirmed for 2022 launch

Audi boss Markus Duessman has confirmed the all-new Audi Q6 e-tron electric SUV will make its debut in 2022 and will be based on the Volkswagen Group’s new Premium System Electrical (PPE) architecture, which Audi is co-establishing with Porsche.

The Q6 e-tron will be the to start with Audi to sit on the PPE architecture and will share its complex make-up with the upcoming-generation all-electric Porsche Macan. It will sit earlier mentioned the This autumn e-tron SUV, the to start with Audi to use the VW Group’s MEB platform, and will be just one of extra than twenty electric cars and trucks that Audi will start by 2025.

The German brand has set the goal of just one 3rd of its revenue staying all-electric by the middle of the ten years, and the Q6 e-tron will be a critical driver in Audi’s quest to attain this goal.

The PPE platform will use an 800-volt digital architecture and hence be able of providing DC swift charging at up to 350kW. A assortment of extra than three hundred miles will also be probable PPE is an evolution of the J1 platform that underpins the Audi e-tron GT and RS e-tron designs, which present a bare minimum of 298 miles (WLTP) of assortment in the entry-stage e-tron GT.

That car’s 469bhp (523bhp obtainable on overboost) four-wheel drive powertrain would probable obtain its way into the Q6 e-tron, whilst a extra performanced-focused design could present an output of up to 636bhp for a possible potential Q6 e-tron RS.

The Q6 e-tron will go into production at Audi’s Ingolstadt manufacturing facility upcoming year, which the brand is changing to an all-electric assembly line, eradicating the existing devices that produces the brand’s A3 loved ones hatch and changing it with production services to accommodate the PPE platform.

This also involves the growth of an in-property battery assembly facility “in the direct vicinity of motor vehicle assembly,” according to Duessman.

Pursuing the Q6 e-tron, Audi confirmed that the to start with ‘Project Artemis’ design will start in 2024. The motor vehicle will be aimed at the luxurious sector, spearheading Audi’s growth of potential digital automobile architecture, engineering and working devices.

Check out out our in-depth overview of the all-electric Audi e-tron SUV right here…