India-Bound Audi Q6 e-tron Revealed With 625 Km Range


The Audi Q6 e-tron boasts a claimed range of up to 625 km and is the first Audi to sit on the PPE (Premium Platform Electric) architecture

The Q6 e-tron has been unveiled as the company’s first EV underpinned by the PPE (Premium Platform Electric) architecture and it can also be found in Porsche Macan. It will be launched in India sometime in the next future and boasts an overall length of 4,771 mm, a width of 1,965 mm and a height of 1,648 mm with a wheelbase length of 2,899 mm.

Positioned below the Q8 e-tron, the five-seater boasts the brand’s latest design language courtesy of elements such as closed Singleframe grille, which has been inverted, large air inlets, second-gen OLED tech equipped twin-tier matrix headlamps and tail lamps with the six OLED panels having 360 segments, upper DRL array with 70 individual LEDs, etc.

The OLED tail lamps can communicate with surroundings via car-to-x technology as the vehicle can warn other drivers of hazards on the road and indicate accidents. The interior comprises a 11.9-inch digital instrument console, a 14.5-inch touchscreen infotainment screen, a 10.9-inch MMI front passenger display and new-gen augmented reality HUD based a new digital light processor with 1.3 million micro-mirrors.


The electric SUV also features dynamic mood light strip with 84 LEDs and shines with a brightness of up to 1,200 candela, 20-speaker Bang & Olufsen optional audio, first in an Audi Android Automotive OS, a new E³ 1.2 electronic architecture with performance levels of five computers to control all functions, and a lot more advanced elements and technologies.

It comes with a frunk of 64 litres capacity, boot volume of 526 litres that can be increased to 1,529 litres and 40:20:40 split-folding seats down at the rear. As for the performance, the Audi Q6 e-tron is equipped with dual e-motors setup capable of up to 428 PS maximum power. It is claimed to do zero to 100 kmph in 5.9 seconds (nine tenths quicker with launch control active) and has a top speed of 210 kmph.


The Audi Q6 e-tron SQ6, on the other hand, delivers up to 516 PS with launch control and can accelerate from zero to 96 kmph in 4.2 seconds with a top speed of 230 kmph. The battery pack comprises 12 modules with a total of 180 prismatic cells and has a gross energy capacity of 100 kWh. It is said to have a range of up to 625 km for the base model while the SQ6 has it at 598 km. The Q6 e-tron incorporates an 800-volt electrical system, facilitating DC fast charging at a peak rate of 270 kW. This capability allows the battery to be charged from 10-80% in just 21 minutes.