The first spy images of the 2023 Audi Q6 E-Tron surfaced online a few days ago. It’s the brand’s first electric crossover, and it’ll be built on the PPE platform. The spy pictures reveal a slew of innovations, but we’ll get to that in a moment. The Q6 E-Tron is Audi’s first vehicle to incorporate Volkswagen’s PPE architecture. Moreover, Audi is developing this platform in collaboration with Porsche.
As a result, the new Q6 E-Tron will share many components with the next-generation Porsche Macan SUV. The new crossover will sit above the Q4 E-Tron and the larger Audi E-Tron. Without further ado, have a look at this innovative and amazing electric crossover SUV.
2023 Q6 E-Tron Spy Shots
The 2023 Audi Q6 E-Tron continues to wear a form-fitting camouflage that is incapable of concealing the crossover’s conventional shape. The lower bumper grille remains the same, while the rear section retains its stand-in taillights. On the fenders, a strip of gray sheet metal is visible, an unusual spot to leave exposed. We anticipate the crossover to borrow aesthetic cues from the bigger E-Tron, including a broad grille, thinner headlamps, and angular details.
With a basic look, we can identify the taillights, and hence anticipate a distinct pair of taillights. On the other hand, the form is complete and stunning. Certain aspects, like the LED strip on the rear, remain a mystery. The new Q6 E-Tron is larger than the Q4 E-Tron, and Audi currently offers three electric SUVs with distinct underpinnings.
New PPE Platform
The upcoming 2023 Audi Q6 E-Tron will ride on a new architecture. Audi is working with Porsche on the new platform which is known as the Premium Platform Electric (PPE) architecture. This framework is distinct from the platform that underpins the brand’s previous electric vehicles. The new underpinnings are based on the J1, which was shared by Audi and Porsche for the E-Tron GT and Taycan sedans, respectively.
The new PPE platform is intended to provide rear-wheel drive as standard, which is in line with what is expected from the single-motor version of the vehicle. Audi’s all-wheel-drive system will be available in a dual-motor configuration.
According to reports, the all-new 2023 Audi Q6 E-Tron will deliver great performances. According to the latest reports, this crossover will deliver 590 hp in its RS variant. On top of that, the new Q6 E-Tron will provide around 310 miles (500 kilometers) of all-electric driving range.
The Audi will also benefit from the most up-to-date charging technology, which will provide up to 350 kilowatts of fast charging. Still, the manufacturer is yet to reveal additional details regarding the vehicle’s specs.
2023 Audi Q6 E-Tron Price and Release Date
According to the most reliable reports, the next 2023 Audi Q6 E-Tron will arrive in stores in the middle of 2022. The new model will cost around $76,000 but we are still waiting to hear closer details.