First Official Photos of New Audi Sport Quattro Concept Ahead Of Frankfurt
Sep 04, 2013 12:40
Here are the first official photos of the new Audi Sport Quattro Concept. The design differences includes a new headlamp fixtures with Audi's new Matrix LED units, and a revised front bumper that gains bigger side air vents and a more prominent lip spoiler with the addition of vents on the front fenders, new wheels and redesigned tail lamps. The cabin is similar, but the highlights include fully digital instrument clusters with different modes.
The dimensions are also larger, at 4,602 millimeters (181.18 in) long, 1,964 millimeters (77.32 in) wide and 1,386 millimeters (54.57 in) tall.
The differences continue under the hood pairing a 552hp (560PS) and 700Nm (516 lb-ft) 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 to a disc-shaped electric motor producing 148hp (150PS) and 400 Nm (295.02 lb-ft), which draws its traction energy from a liquid-cooled lithium-ion battery in the rear with a capacity of 14.1 kW. The hybrid system's output is 691hp (700PS) and 800Nm (590 lb-ft), with a modified eight-speed tiptronic transmission sending power to all four wheels via the quattro powertrain.
The electric motor and V8 engine can work in tandem or independently too and the concept sprints to 100km/h in 3.7 seconds and has a top speed of 305 km/h,
More information will be announced at the Frankfurt Motor Show.
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