2021 Audi A9 Concept New Review – 2021 Audi A9 concept
Audi’s future, afterward ancestor aggregation Volkswagen’s advancing agent aspersion and the acceleration of Tesla, leans heavily on electric cars. The aggregation doesn’t currently action any battery-electric vehicles, but Audi’s contempo concepts accord us a aftertaste of what’s to come. One of those cars sounds like it’s been laser-aimed at the Tesla Archetypal S.
Autocar letters that Audi CEO Rupert Stadler has accepted an all-electric, self-driving affluence auto alleged the A9 E-tron for assembly by 2020. The auto will accompany two added electric cars in Audi’s lineup, a Archetypal X-fighting SUV anticipation to be alleged the Q6, and addition archetypal yet to be confirmed.
Shown above, the Audi Prologue abstraction from 2014.
Stadler hasn’t fabricated a final accommodation on the A9 E-tron name, but he told Autocar that the car will sit in Audi’s calendar “as aerial up as possible, in the A8 segment.”
Interestingly, it won’t allotment the aforementioned belvedere as Porsche’s accessible electric sedan, the Mission E. Instead, the Audi auto will allotment a modular, aluminum-intensive belvedere with the Q6 SUV. Like the E-tron Quattro abstraction Audi debuted aftermost year, the A9 E-tron will use a distinct electric motor for the advanced wheels, with two alone motors alms torque vectoring beyond the rear axle, with accustomed and adventurous active modes. The motors will accept ability from a 95kWh array army beneath the commuter compartment.
Most intriguingly, Audi says the A9 E-tron will action absolutely free active (NHTSA Level 4 Autonomy). “Level 4 is arduous because it requires ample improvements to sensors and processing power,” Ricky Hudi, Audi’s arch of electric cars, told Autocar. “It represents a big leap, because the car will be able to drive itself in abounding situations—not alone on the motorway.”
It’ll be absorbing to see if Audi can accomplish acceptable on its promise. Either way, the apple of electric affluence cars will anon get actual interesting, with Tesla, Mercedes, Porsche, Audi, and others all hasty in to this aboriginal bazaar segment.