Audi Sport continues to work at full capacity in the development process of its first 100% electric SUV. The new Audi RS Q6 e-tron has been hunted, once again, in broad daylight. However, this new sighting has occurred in an idyllic place for lovers of the motor world. The Nurburgring layout.
The development process of the first 100% electric SUV signed by the Audi sports division continues and completes stages. The new Audi RS Q6 e-tron will reach the market with the aim of marking a turning point in the commitment to sustainable mobility of Audi Sport. A model that will not only position itself as the top-of-the-range option for the future Audi Q6 e-tron, it will also pave the way for future launches.
In recent months there have been several occasions when we have had the opportunity to approach the development tests of the new RS Q6 e-tron. Well, once again, the new Audi Sport sports car has been photographed in broad daylight. However, and unlike previous sightings, it has been seen in an idyllic place for lovers of the motor world in Europe. The Nurburgring layout.
Spy photos of the new Audi RS Q6 e-tron at the Nürburgring
the expected Audi Sport electric SUV It has already carried out its first tests on the circuit. Some tests that are key to achieving an optimal set-up of the chassis. The company’s specialists must adjust the settings for the steering, brakes, damping, etc… The new RS Q6 e-tron must offer a true sporty driving experience despite its SUV status and its mechanics.
It is important to underline the fact that this is not the first electric car developed by Audi Sport. The sports division already has experience in this field. An experience harvested with the Audi RS e-tron GT. Now they will go one step further with the launch of an SUV. The vehicle format that continues to triumph throughout the European territory.
The test unit photographed at the Nürburgring continues to sport a noticeable amount of camouflage. However, it is perfectly intuited where the distinctive features will be. It will quickly stand out from a conventional Q6 e-tron thanks to the bumper, the grille and, for example, the new wheels. Rims that reveal the high-performance braking system with red calipers.
The autonomy of the new Audi RS Q6 e-tron
Supported by the PPE platform Developed between Audi and Porsche, in the bowels of the new RS Q6 e-tron there will be two electric motors, one per axle. This way you will boast four-wheel drive. Total power will be around 368 kW (500 hp). A high-capacity lithium-ion battery, approx. 100 kWhwill allow you to travel up to 600 kilometers on a single charge.
When will it be revealed? The coming-out of the new Q6 e-tron will take place, predictably, before the end of this year. In the first half of 2023, its commercialization should be underway. The RS model will arrive later. It is expected to arrive at dealerships as a 2024 model.