Hunted the Audi Q5 e-tron 2018: the hybrid version plug-in is closer

Audi Q5 e-tron 2018 - foto espía

Photo spy Audi Q5 e-tron during a testing session.

The second generation of the Audi Q5 was launched last year during the Paris motor show 2016. The renewed SUV of Audi is displayed as an option even more versatile and practical. A model that gives a step forward by improving its efficiency and security. One of the great news that it will premiere the new Q5 is a hybrid variant plug-in. So, the “last name” e-tron will be available in the range of SUV German.

During the past summer already photographed the Audi Q5 e-tron during a test session at road. Now, almost a year later, we return to photograph it and without a shred of camouflage. Its development continues since the launch of the Q5 e-tron is part of the plans for the “electrification” of Audi for all its models. Their ability to traverse a significant amount of miles in mode 100% electric will be your main asset.

The testing unit Audi Q5 e-tron photographed was doing some test on Spanish roads. Because there was nothing of camouflage, it is easy to see the two covers of the jacks in the rear (each located just above the hind flippers). On your right side will be used to refuel the fuel while the left will have as its aim the charging of the batteries.

Audi Q5 e-tron 2018 - foto espía

each side has a input jack: one for the fuel tank and another to charge the batteries.

Aesthetically there will be no major differences with respect to an Audi Q5 to conventional mechanical. In addition to the two input jacks, we can differentiate them thanks to the badge e-tron and small adjustments that will be present on the front.

Have a package of lithium-ion batteries located in the rear area of the vehicle. Include validating a autonomy 100% electric 50 kilometers (cycle NEDC). On the other hand, and like the Audi Q7 e-tron, will have a selector driving modes that let you choose between four profiles: Hybrid, EV, Battery Hold and Battery Charge. Each one of them will be focused to deliver a greater services or put as the main priority to efficiency while driving.

¿When will he be presented? there is Still no official date for his debut, while taking into account the time it takes in development it is not disposable you are prepared to appear before his local audience at the Frankfurt motor show 2017 the next month of September. In any case, we will not see the first units of the Q5 e-tron in showrooms until the year 2018.