Audi has unveiled the Audi Crosslane Coupe Concept, which is a preview of the future design of Audi’s SUVs.
has unveiled the Audi Crosslane Coupe Concept, which is a preview of the future design of Audi’s SUVs. The 2+2 seater Crosslane Coupe is built on a new a Multimaterial Space Frame and is powered by a new plug-in hybrid system.
The Audi Crosslane Coupe Concept features a bold new design that is our first look at the design language of the next generation Audi Q models. Its face features the Audi single-frame grille with trapezoidal headlights that use Audi Matrix LED headlight technology. Along the sides, the horizontal edges are the dominant feature above the wheels. The low greenhouse tapers into a very flat C-post, emphasizing the coupé-like character of the Audi crosslane coupé. Outback the tail lights are a variation on the motif of the headlights; the trunk lid seam divides them each into two segments.
The interior design of the Audi crosslane coupé continues the design language of the exterior in the geometrical clarity of its basic shapes; instrument covers and the grilles on the air nozzles, for example, take up the trapezoidal theme.
The plug-in hybrid drive of the Audi crosslane coupé, is a dual-mode hybrid system. It comprises a combustion engine, two electric motors and a single-stage transmission with a total 177 hp. The Audi crosslane coupé sprints from 0-62 mph in 8.6 seconds, and in pure electric mode takes 9.8 seconds. The car’s top speed is 113.09 mph. Its average fuel consumption is a mere 1.1 liters per 100 km (213.81 US mpg) on the European cycle. The lithium-ion battery has an output of 17.4 kWh, sufficient for an operating range of around 53.44 miles in the electric mode.