A Crossover and Sportback in Audi’s Q4 vertical are good to go to make their debut, however this time with the e-tron suffix. That places these two vehicles in a specialty position of EVs in Audi’s portfolio.
Audi displayed the Q4 Sportback e-tron concept in July of 2020 and within a year, the idea has advanced into not one but rather two production cars – the Audi Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron. Both the vehicles are set to make a global debut on April 14, 2021, and the date has been affirmed by the car producer themself on its social network handles.
Almost no is thought about the previously mentioned cars however what has been affirmed is that the Q4 e-tron and the Q4 Sportback e-tron will be founded on Audi’s MEB platform.
The Source of power will be an 82 kWh lithium-ion battery for the two electric motors. The consolidated power output is 298bhp and that helps the cars dart from 0-100km/hr in 6.3 seconds (Claimed).
The maximum velocity is restricted to 180km/hr and one full charge could allow you to drive up to 450km. Audi likewise expresses that the rear-wheel-drive variant could allow you to drive 50km over the standard all-wheel-drive car’s range.
Simply a month ago, Audi gave the world a look inside the cabin that uncovered two screens housed in the dashboard. A 10.25-inch screen for instrumentation and a 10.1-inch infotainment screen. A bigger screen of 11.6-inch for infotainment will be an optional extra.
The infotainment offers natural voice support and the interiors can be had with traditional, artificial, or full Nappa leather – the last one will be exclusive to the S-line variant. While the global debut is scheduled for April 14, the new EVs could go on sale in the coming month, in any case, in the global market.
We’re less than 10 days from the uncovering of the Audi Q4 e-tron and its Q4 e-tron Sportback sibling, with the Ingolstadt-based automaker scheduled to uncover the two as a couple, rather than at separate events.
This implies we’ll have the option to check the contrasts between the two more modest electric SUV all the more effectively, and those holding back to attempt them at dealerships in a matter of months can likewise see the differences between the two models. Among the details we definitely know is that both will involve a similar footprint as the Audi Q5.
The standard Q4 e-tron is scheduled to begin showing up in the U.S. in the second half of 2021, while the Sportback rendition is as yet expected to follow early in 2022, so those launches are as yet expected to be amazed a tad.
Audi started production of the Q4 e-tron in Zwickau, Germany, two or three weeks prior, close by with its MEB0-platform sibling Volkswagen ID.4, which began showing up at U.S. vendors a month ago.
The standard Q4 e-tron is relied upon to collaborate the bigger version of the ID.4’s 82-kWh battery with all-wheel drive, offering 302 hp and around 250 miles of range on the off chance that we follow the ID.4’s recipe.
In the U.S. the standard Q4 e-tron is required to begin around $45,000 before incentives when it goes on sale in the second half of the year, while the Sportback model (true to genre conventions) may begin about $5,000 north of that figure.
Concrete specs of the Q4 e-tron will be shared by Audi during the April 14 uncover, while official U.S. pricing ought to be available in a few months.
More importantly, the two more modest models could turn Audi’s EV futures around in the U.S., giving the brand a one-two SUV punch south of the $50,000 mark—broadly expected to be the most challenged EV segment of the next five years.
Regardless of having offered the bigger e-tron for some time now, Audi has not experienced as much sales success with it as different automakers have with their electric SUVs. The e-tron did simply post its best sales quarter in Q1 of 2021, recording 3,474 sales (4,324 on the off chance that we add the 850 e-tron Sportbacks sold), beating Audi models like the A3 and the A6, yet that actually compares to a small annualized number.
The e-tron’s 3,474 sales this quarter were up 103% over a year ago, likely profiting by an $8,900 price cut for 2021. Its new beginning cost of $66,995 (before incentives) maybe points at a sweet spot of range and cost for Audi EVs.