Audi Q6 h-tron concept set for Detroit show debut
Source : Audi Q6 h-tron concept set for Detroit show debut
Audi is actually anticipated to showcase a hydrogen fuel cell-powered design of its Q6 e-tron quattro concept at January’s Detroit show
German media reports suggest the Q6 h-tron will use the same MLB platform as the all-electric e-tron quattro concept. of which car’s batteries, which were mounted low down to create the best possible centre of gravity, will be replaced with hydrogen fuel cells.
Although an Audi spokesman stopped short of revealing your vehicle’s identity, of which’s been confirmed of which “a concept car with brand new drive technology” is actually scheduled to be unveiled at January’s show.
Audi registered the h-tron’ moniker earlier of which year. of which’s already known the German the is actually looking to bring fuel cell technology to market, in addition to in November we sampled the A7 h-tron. Audi engineers are said to have plenty of faith in hydrogen as a fuel, due to the ease with which of which can be created, using wind turbines to ‘crack’ water into hydrogen in addition to oxygen.
The Q6 h-tron’s styling is actually unlikely to vary much via the Q6 e-tron, with only minimal modifications made to its external surfaces design. The Q6 e-tron will go on sale in 2018 as a rival to the Tesla design X in addition to costing around £60,000. The Q6 e-tron features three electric motors producing a combined 429bhp, that has a claimed zero-emission driving range of 311 miles.
A production h-tron design is actually also likely to feature inside Q6 range, alongside traditional combustion-engined variants.
If the h-tron does make production, of which will face competition via Hyundai’s ix35 Fuel Cell inside SUV market, as well as different hydrogen-powered cars like the Toyota Mirai in addition to Honda’s upcoming FCV Clarity.
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