Fleet News

Audi to launch A6, A7 Sportback, A8 and Q5 plug-in hybrids

Audi to launch A6, A7 Sportback, A8 and Q5 plug-in hybrids

Audi is to unveil plug-in hybrid variants of its A6, A7 Sportback, A8 and Q5 ranges at next week’s Geneva motor show.

The manufacturer says they will complement its range of fully electric e-tron models, with the majority available in a choice of two configurations with either a comfort or performance orientation and corresponding outputs and equipment packages.

The plug-in models will be available for order during the course of this year and will be badged ‘TFSI e’,

They will combine a turbocharged petrol engine with an electric motor and offer an electric-only range of more than 25 miles.

The manufacturer says the hybrid drive concept is designed so customers can travel for around a third of their usual route in electric-only mode during day-to-day driving.

A8 L 60 TFSI e Quattro combines a 3.0 TFSI engine with an electric motor. In unison, the two power sources provide 449PS and 700Nm of torque.

A6 and A7 Sportback models use a 2.0 TFSI engine to deliver 299PS (450Nm) in 50 TFSI e trim, and 367PS (500Nm) in the 55 TFSI e.

Q5 PHEV will be available as a 50 TFSI e with 299PS and as a 55 TFSI e Quattro with 367PS.


Click here for electric cars and hybrids best practice and procurement insight

Leave a comment for your chance to win £20 of John Lewis vouchers.

Every issue of Fleet News the editor picks his favourite comment from the past two weeks – get involved for your chance to appear in print and win!

Comment as guest


Login  /  Register

Comments

No comments have been made yet.

Related content

Compare costs of your company cars

Looking to acquire new vehicles? Check how much they'll cost to run with our Car Running Cost calculator.

What is your BIK car tax liability?

The Fleet News car tax calculator lets you work out tax costs for both employer and employee