Audi’s new Q4 Sportback E-Tron has been spied within the wild. This slick-back coupe-style electric crossover is the sawed-off model of the usual Q4 E-Tron mannequin, they usually signify growth of Audi’s electric nameplate downward from the usual E-Tron SUV into the compact crossover phase.
The Q4 E-Tron lineup will share Volkswagen Group’s modular electrification platform (MEB) that can underpin the overwhelming majority of its electric automobiles sooner or later. An 82-kWh battery sits below the ground, and Audi claims it would present about 280 miles of vary when rated on the WLTP customary. Two electric motors — one for every axle — make a mixed 302 horsepower and 339 pound-feet of torque.
Maximum cost velocity is capped at 125 kW, which will get you from zero to 80 % in a smidgen longer than 30 minutes. Because Quattro all-wheel drive is Audi’s signature, the Q4 E-Tron will energy each axles, which isn’t anticipated to be customary on the ID.4.
We’ve seen Audi’s Q4 E-Tron ideas in each customary “SUV” and Sportback type, so we have already got a fairly stable concept of what to anticipate from Audi’s new electric crossovers. As its title suggests, it ought to slot in between the Q3 and Q5 size-wise, with exterior dimensions possible leaning towards the previous and inside area extra intently resembling the latter due to the packaging benefits afforded by an EV-ready platform.
Since the Sportback is successfully a crossover-coupe, it would boast an aggressively tapered fastback-like look just like that of the BMW X4 and Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class Coupe, however sporting Audi’s extra angular and chiseled styling.