Audi Q4 Concept previewed before its official debut at Auto China 2014

Article by Christian Andrei, on April 8, 2014

Audi has just unveiled the latest sketched of its newest concept car that will be revealed at the Beijing Motor Show a.k.a. Auto China 2014. As you may know already, this new concept car previews the upcoming Audi Q4 that will take on cars such as the recently introduced BMW X4 and the Porsche Macan.

Taking a closer look at the sketches we can see that it shares similar design cues with the Allroad Shooting Brake Concept that made its debut back in January at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show. The new Q4 Concept features the well-known Audi signature grille, LED headlights, a clamshell-style hood, prominent wheelarch flares but also a sexy curved roofline.

The rear end looks inspired by the new Audi TT featuring stylish taillights, a roof spoiler as well as a two-pipe exhaust system. Inside, we find enough space for four persons, each sitting on individual sport bucket seats. Under the hood, there is a plug-in petrol-electric hybrid drivetrain just like the one seen on the Allroad Shooting Brake Concept.

This means that the Audi Q4 Concept is powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder petrol engine and two electric motors, one mounted within the rear axle, while the other one is integrated in the S-Tronic double clutch auto gearbox. The petrol engine delivers 292 hp and 380 Nm (280 lb-ft) of torque, while the disc-shaped electric motor found in the S-Tronic generates 40 kW and 270 Nm (199.14 lb-ft) of torque.

Moreover, the second electric motor develops 85 kW and 270 Nm (199.14 lb-ft) of torque. The total output delivered by the hybrid system is 408 hp and 650 Nm of torque. Still, the new Q4 Concept car developed for the Auto China 2012 will also showcase new inductive charging system for its lithium-ion battery pack, alongside a traditional plug.

Topics: audi, concept, auto china

If you liked the article, share on:

Comments

Login or Create new account to add a comment!

Recommended

We really couldn’t deny that quite a number of Audi customers and would-be-buyers are intently waiting for higher performance RS versions of the Audi A4 and A5. Of course, these...
by - January 17, 2017
The Chevrolet Cruze is coming to Australia. But it won’t be known as the Chevrolet Cruze. Instead, it will bear the Holden badge and get the Astra moniker. The 2017...
by - January 17, 2017
As expected, four years after the current generation of the BMW 4 Series was introduced in 2013 with the BMW 4 Series Coupe, the German premium carmaker is implementing a...
by - January 17, 2017
As BMW continues to pursue its plans for the coming years, President-elect Donald Trump gave out a warning to car manufacturers to prevent them from exporting their cars to the...
by - January 17, 2017
Audi recently unveiled its Q8 full-size coupe SUV concept at the 2017 North American International Auto Show. Bearing the traditional functionality of an SUV and the sexy and sporty styling...
by - January 17, 2017
Facebook

Youtube Channel

Tip Us
Do you have a tip for us?
Did you film an important event?
Contact us
Newsletter
Subscribe to our newsletter!
Subscribe
Galleries