Audi is out testing an electrical model of the Q2 compact crossover bought abroad.
To be badged a Q2 L e-tron, the electrical crossover relies on the Q2’s long-wheelbase physique fashion bought completely in China and will probably be launched in the marketplace there later in 2019.
We all know that is the electrical model of the Q2 due to the lacking exhaust suggestions and sealed-off entrance grille. The grille in manufacturing guise will doubtless function a chrome end, which Audi is making a signature component of its EVs.
2018 Audi Q2 L
The Q2 relies on Volkswagen Group’s MQB platform. The identical platform is discovered within the Volkswagen Golf, suggesting that the electrical powertrain pegged for the Q2 L e-tron could possibly be associated to the setup utilized in VW’s e-Golf. The most recent e-Golf packs a 35.Eight-kilowatt-hour battery good for 125 miles of vary.
Future compact EVs from Audi will probably be primarily based on VW Group’s new MEB platform, a devoted structure designed for battery-electric automobiles. Audi’s first mannequin primarily based on the platform will probably be a compact crossover known as the This fall e-tron. It is due in late 2020 and was previewed in March by an idea on the 2019 Geneva Worldwide Motor Present.
Past these fashions and the lately launched e-tron, Audi will develop its EV portfolio with the e-tron Sportback crossover later this 12 months and the e-tron GT tremendous sedan in 2020. The automaker has additionally hinted at placing an electrical supercar in manufacturing primarily based on the PB18 idea unveiled final 12 months.