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Audi to launch Q5 e-tron. Based on ID.6, packed with 308 HP and 560 km range

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Before any car launches in China, the automaker must apply to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT). MIIT publishes the list of applications every month. Automakers are not happy about it as their not-yet-announced models can get exposed. We don’t mind.

Audi Q5 e-tron

MIIT list published the list today, and we have a nice catch right away. The SAIC-Audi second model Audi Q5 e-tron got exposed. Their first car developed for the Chinese market was the Audi A7L – the longer sedan version of the A7.

Audi Q5 e-tron

The Q5 e-tron is pure EV. Even though the label says Q5 e-tron, it is not gas Q5 converted into an electric car. In fact, it has nothing to do with the petrol version of Q5. Remember the Audi concept car revealed at Shanghai Auto in April? This is it. Finally, we can see the production version and specifications. The new Q5 e-tron is built on the VW electric MEB platform.

Audi Q5 e-tron

The car’s length, width, and height are 4876 x 1860 x 1675mm, and the wheelbase is 2965mm. Sounds familiar? Yes, these are almost identical dimensions of ID.6. The seat layout has a 6/7 setup.

Audi Q5 e-tron
Audi Q5 e-tron size comparison table

Q5 e-tron comes with three engine options with labels 35, 40 and 50.

35 e-tron

      • low power version
      • 132kW (177 hp)
      • torque 310Nm
      • rear-driven

40 e-tron

      • high power version
      • 150kW (201 hp)
      • torque 310Nm
      • rear-driven

50 e-tron

      • 4WD version
      • 230 kW (308 hp)
      • torque 472Nm (16Nm+310Nm)
      • dual motor, all wheels driven (front 80kW, rear 150kW)

The car has a 560 km range under the  CLTC-P conditions, with is new Chinese standard replacing the European NEDC. It will provide 19″, 20″, and 21″tire options, a different grille, and bumper options.

Audi Q5 e-tron
some of the wheels options look pretty badass
Audi Q5 e-tron
Different rear mirror options for Q5 e-tron
Audi Q5 e-tron
Different closed grille design

This autumn, the car is supposed to be officially unveiled at Guangzhou Auto Show (GAS is held 18th-28th November). Price is not yet known.

Audi Q5 e-tron

Audi Q5 e-tron

Source: MIIT

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