One of the Company’s main engineers recently stated that Audi needs to expand its SUV line with the most luxurious and prominent models. This is the new Audi Q9 Crossover Coupe Concept. This new ship must be the biggest model in Q line. It will even be bigger than Audi Q8 which is by far the most expensive and most successful in the full size SUV segment. Of course, these two models are expected to share the same platform. Because it can also have a similar design. However, German manufacturers must make several new design cues to appeal to consumers.
The new Audi Q9 must accept a modern design with more technological options in it. Maybe we’ll see an electric powertrain under the hood too. However, we must note that there is still no official information about the new Audi Q9 model and that it can easily remain just an idea. If the company’s plan is correct, there will be many main rivals on the market. Namely : BMW X7, Bentley Bentayga, Cadillac Escalade, Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class and Lamborghini, etc.
Audi Q9 Crossover Coupe Concept Powertrain and Performance
There is a lot of speculation about the engine that will drive the new Audi Q9. As we have mentioned before, the new Audi can easily get a hybrid version because the Company has lately presented hybrid units. Furthermore, the new Audi Q9 SUV can be supported with a 3.0-liter V-6 engine with direct injection. This unit will be able to produce 333 horsepower and 252 pound feet of torque.
This will be mated to an 8 speed automatic transmission. With this powertrain, Audi will be able to reach 60 mph in 5.5 seconds. Its top speed is 130 mph. As for fuel consumption, this crossover is rated at 19 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway. Some rumors say that the new Audi can also have a V-8 engine type under the hood. In addition, this unit is expected to have an output of 400 horses and even more.
Audi Q9 Crossover Coupe Concept Audi Q9 Design Exterior and Interior
Speaking of the exterior design of Audi Q9, this model must share the same design cues as the rest of the models in Q lineup. However, the new Audi Q9 is expected to look more elegant and futuristic. This five door crossover will have big wheels and a very handsome appearance. The front fascia will look a bit aggressive with a narrow and modern LED headlamps. We will also see a very large grille with four famous circle symbols that will look very attractive.
When it comes to the interior, what we can say for sure is that Audi Q9 model will be above the class. The car maker will only use the best materials and the latest technological features in its design. Audi Q9 is expected to be spacious, luxurious and very comfortable. The cabin might be able to place seven passengers in three rows of seats. For safety, we assume that rear view cameras, lane maintenance assistance, front collision warnings, and so on will be standard.
Audi Q9 Crossover Coupe Concept Release Date, Sales and Prices
When is the official release date, sales and showroom. According to rumors Audi Q9 crossover should be presented at the end of 2018. As for prices, we believe that it will start around $ 55,000 dollars.