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Report indicates Audi sport quattro going into production

German media is reporting the Audi sport quattro concept will receive a production version sometime in the future. It was back in September 2013 at the Frankfurt Motor Show when Audi introduced the concept and according to AutoBild there’s going to be a production model largely based on the next generation A6 which will use the MLB Evo platform.

2013 Audi Sport Quattro Concept
2013 Audi Sport Quattro Concept

The vehicle is expected to tip the scales at around 1,400 kg and will come out before the end of the decade. There’s no word about what will power the vehicle but we remind you the concept had a twin-turbo V8 4.0-liter TFSI engine outputting 560 HP (412 kW) and a maximum torque of 700 Nm (516 lb-ft). It worked together with an updated 8-speed tiptronic gearbox, a 14.1 kWh liquid-cooled lithium-ion battery pack and an electric motor providing an extra 150 HP (110 kW) and 400 Nm (295 lb-ft).

2013 Audi Sport Quattro Concept
2013 Audi Sport Quattro Concept

The Audi sport quattro concept had a combined power output of 700 HP (515 kW) and 800 Nm (590 lb-ft) which enabled the vehicle to hit 62 mph (100 km/h) from a standstill in 3.7 seconds before topping out at 190 mph (305 km/h). It offered an all-electric range of 31 miles (50 km) while in hybrid mode it had a fuel consumption of 2.5 liters / 100 km with corresponding CO2 emissions of 59 g/km.

2013 Audi Sport Quattro Concept
2013 Audi Sport Quattro Concept

via autobild.de

Adrian Padeanu

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