Audi Readying a Pair of Electric Crossovers
You might have forgotten the Audi A2 concept, but the company hasn’t and it could be a reality in the next five to six years.
A report from Germany’s Auto Bild says that Audi will introduce at least two electric crossovers by 2020, one of which will target the BMW i3. In 2011 at the Frankfurt Motor Show, the German automaker unveiled the A2 concept and it is believed that one of its electric crossovers will be based on the A2. It will reportedly sport an A2Q nameplate and will be built on the same MQB platform as the A3 sedan. Target driving range for the A2Q will be up to 310 miles and will comfortably seat five.
The other electric crossover will be a variant of the upcoming Q6 and will likely target the Tesla Model X. Details on the Q6 EV are light, but it is being speculated that it will have a driving range of up to 435 miles courtesy of an ultra high capacity battery pack.
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Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at AutoGuide.com saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.
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