A speculative render of Audi Q9 concept, another large coupe-like crossover has appeared on the web. Audi is one carmaker that is on an expansion spree, as is evident from the latest moves of the company. 2018 seems to be a promising year for it and a number of new cars are going to be unveiled by Audi. The Q series lineup is going to get a boost with the introduction of new models like Q4 and Q8, for example. While the Q8 is likely to become the flagship in this lineup, possibilities of Audi introducing another large SUV crossover are doing the rounds, on the web.
Audi Q9 Concept – Unique Feature
The buzz regarding Audi releasing another large crossover aka Q9 has gained momentum after X-Tomi, a Hungarian designer has released the render sketches. The Q9 is likely to be a five-door SUV with a sloping roofline, large sized wheels, and aggressive front side. Design similarities with Q8 are going to be there including sleek Led lamps and hexagonal grille. There could be various wheel choices. The Q9 may be offered in a number of trims- just like other models in the Q series.
Not much is known about the cabin of upcoming Audi Q9 but it is likely to be lavish and laden with modern amenities. The car may be a 7 seater though details are unknown. Gestures like multi-zone climate control and designer ambient lighting in a cabin are expected. It is also likely to be equipped with category leading cargo space. You may also expect several small item options in its cabin.
Like other cars in the Q series, the upcoming Audi Q9 is going to be equipped with advanced safety features. It will also get cutting-edge entertainment features. In safety department, you can expect features like anti-lock brakes, traction control, set of airbags, lane keep assists, blind spot monitor and forward collision warning.
You can expect the newest version of Audi’s infotainment system in the Q9 with navigation and touch display. Support for Bluetooth streaming and USB along with Smartphone integration will be there.
Audi Q9 Concept – Power Expectations
It is hard to say what type of engine will be used in the upcoming Audi Q9. However, given the fact the German carmaker is leaning towards hybrid and electric powertrain in top models, the Q9 may also be given a hybrid electric powertrain. The engine is likely to be a robust one with a focus on fuel economy.
Audi Q9 Concept – Price and Release Date
Audi has not said anything on the expected pricing of the upcoming Q9. However, a price tag close to $106,000 is likely and a release date is uncertain.
Audi Q9 concept is still at concept stage and it is hard to say if the company will take it to production. If it does, then the Q9 will be largest ever SUV from the luxury carmaker. It will have all amenities and safety features you can think of. It will take on the flagship models from stables of Jaguar Land Rover, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz.