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Upcoming Audi Q6 would be the model’s largest SUV | Autocar India

Written by Rashmi

The brand new Audi Q6 SUV is likely one of the largest automobiles to be constructed on the MQB modular platform.

Audi has been readying a full-size SUV above the Q7 for fairly a while now. The mannequin has been leaked in full forward of its official debut in China, with spy footage displaying the SUV from all angles and revealing particulars of its dimensions and engine choices.  

  • New Audi Q6 would be the model’s largest SUV globally
  • Will likely be bought solely in China for now
  • Comes with a number of petrol engine choices

Audi Q6 SUV: what do the leaked photos reveal

Whereas the SUV was imagined to be known as the Audi Q9, leaked photos verify that the mannequin shall be known as Audi Q6. Apparently, Audi can be creating an all-electric Q6 e-tron SUV that could be a utterly completely different mannequin than the Q6 we see right here. The Q6 SUV will first go on sale in China and may very well be seen in different markets in future.

The brand new Q6 SUV additionally sports activities distinctive design cues, particularly up entrance, with the headlamps being linked by a chrome strip and a barely altered form of the grille. The grille inserts even have a brand new sample, which may make it to future Audi fashions. One other pair of enormous secondary headlamps are positioned vertically in addition to the grille, surrounded by fake aluminum outlines.

On the edges, the brand new Q6 has a big glasshouse with outstanding chrome outlines together with a thick chrome band being positioned simply aft of the D-pillar. The SUV will get distinction fake aluminum door inserts and chrome inserts on the wing mirrors.

Whereas the inside has not been revealed but, we anticipate the Q6 to come back with an opulent three-row cabin replete with fake aluminum and leather-based throughout, and a loaded function listing that features a number of airbags, and lively in addition to passive security options.

Audi Q6 SUV: dimensions and platform and powertrain

The Q6 is 5,099mm lengthy and has a wheelbase of two,980mm, which makes it barely longer than the Q7 bought in India – which is 5,064mm lengthy and has a wheelbase of two,999mm – making the previous the most important SUV from the carmaker. The Q6 is predicated on the MQB platform that additionally underpins the Volkswagen Teramont full-size SUV bought in markets like North America and China. Energy comes from a pair of two.0-litre, TFSI turbo-petrol engines good for 228hp or 264hp relying on the variant, with Audi’s Quattro AWD normal on each. 

Audi Q6 SUV: particulars of official unveiling 

The brand new Q6 will see a world premiere this April on the Beijing Auto present in China. There isn’t a information of the mannequin coming to India sooner or later, however Audi will, nonetheless, re-enter the small luxurious SUV section with the Q3 SUV that launches later this 12 months.

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