Audi has confirmed a revised Quattro Concept for next month’s Frankfurt Motor Show.
Audi has confirmed a revised Quattro Concept for next month's Frankfurt Motor Show.
While the 2010 Quattro Concept was based on the RS5, Auto Motor und Sport reports the 2013 concept shown in these official Audi design sketches will ride on a significantly shortened RS7 platform with a V8 4.0-liter twin-turbo engine producing more than 600 HP (441 kW) working together with a 170 HP (125 kW) electric motor.
This setup enables the plug-in hybrid concept to provide a combined output of almost 800 HP (588 kW) and 1,000 Nm (737 lb-ft) of torque sent to a permanent all-wheel drive system. It should run the 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) sprint in 3.4 seconds before hitting a top speed of 186 mph (300 km/h). Other highlights of the concept will include an adaptive sports suspension, limited slip differential and ceramic brakes.
A limited-run production model is rumored to come out in 2016 carrying a starting price of more than 200,000 EUR (about 265,200 USD or 171,900 GBP).