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Audi Q6 e-tron

Audi Q6 e-tron delivers electric range of up to 381 miles

The new Audi Q6 e-tron has an electric range of up to 381 miles, and 800-volt technology and a maximum charging capacity of 270 kW allows up to 158 miles of range to be added in just 10 minutes.

The Audi Q6 e-tron is the first production model on the Premium Platform Electric (PPE), developed jointly with Porsche, and featuring the E3 electronic architecture, with five high-performance computers which control all vehicle functions.

A new lithium-ion battery with a total gross capacity of 100 kWh (94.9 kWh net) delivers a range of up to 381 miles on UK models. 

Thanks to 800-volt technology and a maximum charging capacity of 270 kW as standard, up to 158 miles of range can be added in just 10 minutes, with a 10% to 80% charge taking just 21 minutes. 

Equipped with Plug & Charge, the vehicle authorises itself at compatible charging stations when the charging cable is plugged in and commences the charging process. Charging is also fully automatic. If a charging station works with 400-volt technology, the Audi Q6 e-tron can, for the first time, enable bank charging. The 800-volt battery is automatically divided into two batteries at equal voltage, which can then be charged in parallel with up to 150 kW. Depending on the state of charge, both halves of the battery are first equalised and then charged simultaneously.

The Audi Q6 e-tron has a system output of 285 kW (388PS) and the SQ6 e-tron has a system output of up to 380 kW (517PS) when launch control is engaged. The Q6 e-tron quattro accelerates from 0-62 mph in 5.9 seconds and the SQ6 e-tron takes just 4.3 seconds (with launch control), with top speeds of 130mph and 142mph respectively.

Rear-biased torque distribution is part of a highly variable all-wheel drive system, with the different dimensions of the electric motors on the rear and front axles enabling rear-biased torque distribution even under full load. For the first time in an Audi model, the rear tyres of the Q6 e-tron are wider than the front tyres to accommodate the rear-biased weight distribution, for even more grip and driving dynamics.

The Q6 e-tron has the world’s first active digital light signature; digital OLED rear lights generate a new image every 10 milliseconds; there are a total of up to eight digital light signatures in the redesigned daytime running lights of the Matrix LED headlights and in the digital OLED rear lights. For the first time, the digital OLED rear lights can communicate with their immediate surroundings in a targeted manner (Car-to-X). The communication light can warn other road users in advance of accidents and breakdowns with integrated warning symbols.

The Q6 e-tron offers 526 litres of storage space in the boot, or up to 1,529 litres if the rear seat is folded down. A further 64 litres of storage are optionally available in the frunk (front trunk) under the bonnet.

At market launch, two model variants with all-wheel drive will be available, followed by models with rear-wheel drive designed.

The Audi Q6 e-tron quattro and SQ6 e-tron will be available to order in the UK from April 2024 priced from £68,975 and £92,950 respectively.

The Q6 e-tron underpins Audi’s promise to offer electric vehicles in all core segments by 2027.

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