|This new TT-based concept will debut at the Beijing auto show in a couple of weeks. (Photo: Audi)
The German premium carmaker has revealed artist’s renderings of a new five-door coupe-shaped crossover, making it appear as though it has Range Rover’s popular Evoque and BMW’s new X4 in its crosshairs. The new concept, which will not be called the Q4 as it’s unofficially being named in some reports ahead of its official reveal, will be based on a variation of the new TT undercarriage in similar fashion to the Allroad Shooting Brake Concept that arrived on the scene in January at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
With sleek lines and more than 400-hp
Like the Allroad Shooting Brake Concept, this new variation on the TT theme will get similar
|The Allroad Shooting Brake Concept is also based on the TT and boasts the same drivetrain as expected in the new China-bound concept. (Photo: Audi)|
Behind its stylish new grille, this TT-borne crossover concept will likely get the same plug-in hybrid powertrain with its 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that came with the Allroad Shooting Brake Concept, including its over the top 408 horsepower and 479 lb-ft of torque output. Much of that power comes from the hybrid
|Will Audi expand its TT line to include a new coupe-like crossover? Only time will tell if the German brand has production aspirations for its two latest concepts, but this new 2016 TT is on the way for sure. (Photo: Audi)|
The new crossover concept will roll on 21-inch alloy rims made of an “intelligent material mix,” says Audi, which includes a carbon-fibre composite material. In a retro twist, Audi will incorporate a set of LED headlights into the design that will look similar to the conventional headlamps used on the original 1980 Quattro, which means that this Beijing concept will forgo the laser headlights that the Ingolstadt-based brand promises will be included in series production model to debut before the end of 2014.
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