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New Audi Q6 e-tron debuts with digital OLED technology

Written by Kanad Kalasur

Audi has showcased its latest all-electric vehicle. The Q6 e-tron is almost ready for launch. Globally, this SUV will be positioned below the Q8 e-tron.

Multiple body styles on the new Audi Q6 e-tron

The new Audi Q6 e-tron looks like a tamer version of the Q8. It gets a similar front end styling as the larger Q8 e-tron. In terms of design, the car gets a dual-ayed headlamps, front bumper with sculpted design, a large grille and Audi’s new 2D logo.

Towards the rear, there is a full-width LED light bar, aggressive tail lamps and a big rear diffuser. Overall, we can notice the familiar design elements compared to the latest Audis.

The Q6 e-tron will also get features like adaptive cruise control, lane assist and AEB or autonomous emergency braking.

Audi Q6 Powertrain details

Based on Volkswagen’s new Premium Platform Electric (PPE), the Q6 gets an 800V system. Fast charging upto 270 kW is possible – this will enable a 10-80 percent charge in under 30 minutes. This platform has been co-developed by Audi and Porsche. Audi plans to offer both the regular Q6 e-tron and the more performance oriented SQ6 e-tron.

Audi will equip the Q6 e-tron with a 100 kWh battery on both the SUV and Sportback. Then there’s Audi’s Quattro all-wheel-drive as standard. The base model will get a dual motor setup with 375 HP rating. For a short duration, the motors can push out 396 HP. Under the WLP cycle, this variant is claimed to odder 600 km on a full charge.

Meanwhile, the SQ6 e-tron will be rated at 483 HP and 510 HP with the boost mode. The 0-100 km/h sprint is claimed to be dispatched in under 5 seconds.

Audi sales in India

Audi India has reported an impressive 97 per cent growth in sales. This is for the first half of 2023 compared to the previous year. The carmaker sold 3,474 units from January to June 2023. This is a significant increase from 1,765 units sold during the same period last year. Audi attributed this growth to strong demand across its model portfolio in India.

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