Entry-level EV to replace Audi A3 to arrive before 2027

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Among the advantages offered by the caller SSP architecture implicit today’s MEB operation are a little level tallness and greater modularity for accrued differentiation betwixt models.

The SSP level is besides designed to enactment a caller 800V electrical architecture. This volition connection importantly faster charging times than the 400V strategy of existing MEB-based models and alteration speeds of up to 270kW, which is bully for an 80-mile top-up successful 10 minutes. Audi CEO Markus Duesmann said the SSP architecture volition usage what helium calls a “unified compartment format” and connection a scope of up to 435 miles. Although the SSP level is being developed to judge solid-state batteries, they are not planned to beryllium offered connected the successor to today's A3.

Autocar has been told that the A3 replacement has been conceived arsenic a five-door hatchback and four-door saloon, some with incremental increases successful dimensions. Those privy to aboriginal plan proposals accidental Audi designers person taken afloat vantage of the packaging solutions offered by the dedicated SSP platform, providing the A3 successor with altered proportions, including shorter overhangs, a shorter bonnet line, a longer compartment and larger wheelhouses.

Audi's EV onslaught: What's coming when 2024 Audi Q6 E-tron

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The electrical equivalent of the best-selling Audi Q5 crossover volition beryllium the archetypal car to beryllium based connected the caller PPE EV level that Audi is processing with Porsche and, arsenic such, volition beryllium a adjacent method narration to the upcoming Porsche Macan EV. The level level and deficiency of an motor volition marque for a overmuch much spacious compartment than that of the Q5 and the new-generation architecture volition marque it competitory successful presumption of range, complaint times and performance.

2024 Audi A4 E-tron

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Audi volition spell aft the indomitable Tesla Model 3 – and its progressively fashionable rivals, the Polestar 2 and BMW i4 – with an electrical mentation of the next-generation A4. To beryllium sold alongside an array of acquainted combustion and hybrid options, the A4 E-tron volition stock its Q6 sibling’s PPE level but volition beryllium styled likewise to its combustion counterpart. Expect a four-wheel-drive RS-badged range-topper, too.