Audi confirmed the release of the three new models

February 8, 2014 at 2:28 pm

Audi CEO Rupert Stadler confirmed plans for the automaker to produce three new models. There are crossovers Q6 and Q8, as well as his own version of the electric compact car Volkswagen Up. The version of Volkswagens electric vehicle from Audi’s will be a more luxurious version of the Up. The model will get a 116- strong unit instead of the 82- horsepower engine and will be able to pass 200 kilometers without recharging. As expected Compact electric Audi will be on sale in 2015 and will cost at about 30,000 euros. The model Audi Q6 crossover will be produced for the VW plant in Mexico in 2016. Crossover platform will receive the model Q5 next generation sporty design body with a sloping roofline and a range of engines, consisting of two petrol and two diesel engines.

Image of Crossover Audi Q6

Image of Crossover Audi Q6


Audi company will develop Large SUV Audi Q8 as a competitor to Range Rover Sport. The Model to their overall dimensions will be larger than Q7, and it will be based on using a modular chassis, also designed for the next generation Audi Q7, Porsche Cayenne and Volkswagen Touareg. Expected date of appearance – 2016-2017 year. New models will be released in order to implement the plan to increase the sales of Audi. By 2020, the company intends to sell 2.4 million cars in a year. By the same date, BMW and Daimler expect to sell 2.8 and 2.6 million cars per year, accordingly. Chapter “Audi” Rupert Stadler wants to bring the 2020 sales of the brand to 2.4 million cars, writes the German edition of Manager Magazin. Officially, it was reported that by the end of this decade the company from Ingolstadt will sell 2 million cars a year. However, Stadler intends to achieve this result is already in the 2017th, the maximum in 2018. Production capacity of the company will be increased, so that by 2016 it will be able to produce up to 2.2 million automobiles.

Large SUV Audi Q8

Large SUV Audi Q8

Raise the demand for “Audi” will help the expansion of the model range. The company plans to issue sporting options models Q5 and Q7 ( it will be called Q6 and Q8 , respectively), as well as a compact minivan and a compact car . The latest will be based on the Volkswagen up.
It is worth noting that the German competitors “Audi” also expect to increase sales. Head of BMW Norbert Reithofer said that in 2020 his company will sell about 2.8 million cars in a year. “Daimler” plans to bring the same point in the sales of 2.6 million cars.

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