VIDEO: This is video about new Audi Q3 PHEV version. Audi has just introduced plug-and-play hybrid variants of Q3 and Q3 Sportback. This new generation hybrid car is capable of traveling 50 km with an electric motor when fully charged.
New Audi Q3 2021 has just introduced a variant using a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) hybrid engine code-named 45 TFSI e. In Europe, the new Audi Q3 45 TFSI e and Audi Q3 Sportback 45 TFSI e are available in multiple variants. In particular, the Technik version is only available for the Audi Q3, the Vorsprung, S Line and Black Edition will be available for both the SUV and SUV Coupe models.
The small Audi Q3 luxury SUV is equipped with a 1.4L TFSI engine that produces a maximum output of 148 hp, while the maximum torque is 250 Nm. Inside the area containing a 6-speed S tronic dual-clutch transmission, engineers add an electric motor with a power of about 114 hp (85 kW), helping the maximum capacity of the car to reach 242 horsepower. , maximum torque 400 Nm.
Underneath the floor of the vehicle is the layout of a 13 kWh high-energy density battery. The appearance of the battery reduces the capacity of the storage compartment to 380 liters instead of 530 liters as the standard Q3 version.
Each full charge, the battery pack gives the car a range of up to 50 km in full electric operation mode. In pure electric mode, the SUV can reach a maximum speed of 140 km / h.
When the user activates the Dynamic driving mode, the car can access the electric motor’s torque reserve of up to 330 Nm for up to 10 seconds, greatly boosting the car’s acceleration. In addition, the electric motor also plays a role in recovering capacity in the situation where the driver brakes to supplement braking force.
In the most advanced version, Audi Q3 PHEV 2021 is equipped with adaptive suspension, 20-inch wheels and Matrix LED illumination system. Meanwhile, the standard version uses 17-inch wheels and can be upgraded to 18 or 19-inch rims.
In terms of safety, all versions are equipped with forward collision warning, blind spot assist and lane departure warning. Adaptive cruise assist will also assist the driver in accelerating, even stepping and braking in case of need.
Inside, the cockpit is identical to the regular Audi Q3 version. Highlights include a dashboard of 10.25-inch (or 12.3-inch for the premium version), a 10.1-inch infotainment screen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity. .
On the central screen, the Audi Q3 45 TFSI e and Q3 Sportback 45 TFSI e are added with an additional display of information related to the electrical system such as battery status, remaining range, charging status. .
New Audi Q3 PHEV 2021 price will be announced at the time of official sale. The SUV model of the brand 4 circles competes with competitors such as Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class, BMW X1, Volvo XC40 or Lexus NX.