The 2018 Audi Q6 will be a powerful crossover compared to the 2017 model. It’s expected to be sportier and well equipped with luxurious features. It will be simply an electric SUV. The hybrid version will be more fuel efficient thanks to the brilliant engineering. The major rivals will include Mercedes-Benz GLE 500e, Tesla Model X, Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid and BMW X5 40e. The Q6 is among the best in the class. The exemplary features make it more impressive and attractive. Let me walk you through the 2018 Audi Q6 review in details.
2018 Audi Q6 – Exterior and Interior Redesign
The 2018 Audi Q6 will feature angular head lights and grille. The door handles will be deeply sculpted for easy opening. The SUV will also feature a swooping roofline to give the car better aerodynamics and reduced air resistance. The tail lights are expected to be the same like those of a Prologue concept. Judging from appearance, the car will look bigger than the Q5 model. The body will be made from light-weight aluminium making it shed considerable weight compared to the 2017 model. A lot of modifications will be done to make it different in terms of appearance.
The interior will come with a cutting edge interface and an upgraded infotainment system. The screen will help the driver to check fuel and pressure levels. The 2018 Audi Q6 will also feature high-quality leather seats with plenty of head and leg room. Further, it will come with 40/20/40-split folding rear seats giving 57.3-cubic-foot of cargo space. On the other hand, the car is equipped with top-notch interior craftsmanship.
Safety features will include modern automatic airbags, adaptive suspension system, automatic braking and forward collision mitigation. Driving assistance features include automatic starting system, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, tri-zone climate control, driver memory settings, front and rear parking sensors, and mobile Wi-Fi capability. Entertainment features include a 10-speaker sound system, Bluetooth connectivity, an auxiliary audio jack and Audi’s digital music interface. The windows will be controlled through a remote.
2018 Audi Q6 – Engine and Performance
The 2018 Audi Q6 will be powered by four electric motors. It’s expected to generate more than 455 hp and 467 pound-ft of torque. Also, the car will feature an electronic digital electric outlet giving a choice of inductive recharging. Just like the R8 e-Tron, each motor will be on its own wheel.
The four motors will give a range of 200 miles and are expected to be fueled using 100 kWh batteries. The car will have fast acceleration since from 0-60 mph; it will take approximately 4.6 seconds. The top speed is expected to be 130 mph.
To achieve 80% battery life, it should be charged for about 30 minutes. Regardless of the powertrain you choose, the 2018 model will deliver refined acceleration. The EPA estimated fuel economy is yet to be released.
2018 Audi Q6 – Price and Release Date
In conclusion, the release date of the new Audi Q6 2018 is expected to be around mid-2018.According to the chief engineer, the car is in the initial development stages. So far, there is no official information regarding the price. However, we approximate the price to be in the range of $53,962 and $ 55,000.