Audi's Q6 e-tron is shaping up to be quite the Tesla Model X competitor as a recent report is indicating it will have an impressive combination of performance and range.

Audi's Q6 e-tron is shaping up to be quite the Tesla Model X competitor as a recent report is indicating it will have an impressive combination of performance and range.

According to Car & Driver, the model will use a number of components from the R8 e-tron which was introduced at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year.  While there have been rumors of multiple different outputs, the magazine is saying the model will produce approximately 500 bhp (372 kW) and more than 500 lb-ft (677 Nm) of torque.  This will reportedly enable the Q6 e-tron to be one of the fastest crossovers on the market.

Despite the impressive performance, the model is rumored to have an impressive range in excess of 310 miles (499 km).  When the battery becomes low, owners will simply have to park the crossover over an optional inductive-charging plate.

The Q6 is also slated to be offered as a plug-in hybrid and possibly a fuel-cell electric vehicle but it appears a conventionally powered variant is unlikely as it would run counter to the model's eco-friendly mission.

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