Audi Q4 e-tron (2021): not yet unveiled but already in production!

Audi Q4 e-tron (2021) not yet unveiled but already in production

Audi has just launched production of its future 100% electric compact SUV, the Q4 e-tron, although the model has not yet been unveiled …

Audi is wasting no time with its Q4 e-tron . While it still has not presented its new 100% electric compact SUV , the German manufacturer has already started production !

The first copies of the model have indeed taken place on the assembly lines of the plant in Zwickau , Germany, including the Volkswagen ID.4 , also manufactured locally.

Audi Q4 e-tron produced at Volkswagen plant in Zwickau

“The inter-brand collaboration in Zwickau once again demonstrates the enormous potential for synergy we have with the Volkswagen Group,” commented Peter Kössler, member of the Audi board for production and logistics.

“The on-schedule production start of the Audi Q4 e-tron is a testament to the excellent teamwork, both among Volkswagen colleagues and those at Audi. Our compact electric SUV is undoubtedly a true Audi. which will impress our customers with its quality and ease of use on a daily basis. ”, he added.

Audi Q4 e-tron: what we already know

The Audi Q4 e-tron will be unveiled to the public in mid-April and launched in European markets in summer 2021 . We already know that the SUV will measure almost 4.60 m long and that it will be based on the modular electric platform MEB of the Volkswagen group.

Its interior having already been unveiled , we also know that it will have its own atmosphere with in particular a three-dimensional dashboard, a new generation of touch-control steering wheel and a voice-controlled multimedia system where the screen measures 10.1 at 11.6 inches.

 

Audi Q4 e-tron (2021): welcome aboard the new electric SUV

Audi Q4 e-tron (2021) welcome aboard the new electric SUV

Audi unveils the interior of the Q4 e-tron, its future 100% electric compact SUV.

A new 100% electric SUV is about to join the Audi range . After the e-tron 4.90 m long and its variation cut e-tron Sportback , brand rings arrival announcement Q4 e-tron , a zero emission SUV more compact dimensions since measuring about 4.60 m long. 4.59 m to be exact, for 1.86 m wide and 1.61 m high. Without forgetting 2.76 m of wheelbase, enough to guarantee a very good space to the rear passengers.

Digital and technological

And surprisingly, the SUV, which is based on the modular electric platform MEB and will also be available as a coupe, is not modeled on the recent e-tron or e-tron GT . It has its own atmosphere with in particular a three-dimensional dashboard, a new generation of touch-control steering wheel and a voice-activated multimedia system where the screen measures from 10.1 to 11.6 inches . In this configuration, it is the largest screen in the Audi range . The latter will be available at the end of the year.

Obviously, the brand adds to this a fully digital 10.25-inch instrument cluster for a resolutely modern interior, especially as the options catalog also includes a unique augmented reality head-up display .

Storage and trunk

Still at the front, the dashboard can be dressed in different materials. We find in particular linden wood, several types of aluminum and plastic. The S line version can use recycled materials. As for interior colors, customers will have a choice of black, steel gray, Santos brown and pergament beige.

On the safety side, the driver’s seat is fitted with a central airbag which deploys to the right to prevent the driver and his front passenger from colliding in the event of a side impact.

Finally, Audi announces a large number of storage spaces for a total volume of 25 liters as well as a trunk volume of 520 liters, or 1,490 liters once the rear seats are folded down, all with a practically flat surface.

What about the technical sheet?

The manufacturer does not yet reveal the technical sheet of this Q4 e-tron but the 2019 concept had two electric motors, one of 102 hp at the front and the other of 204 hp at the rear, for a combined power of 306 hp , with all-wheel drive and an electronically limited top speed of 180 km / h. A battery located between the two axles promised for its part a range of 450 km.