The Audi Q9 Concept is probably the next debut in the German automobile manufacturer Audi’s Q range. In comparison with the model’s predecessors, this would the largest SUV in the Audi line up with series of modifications and improvements. It will offer the latest luxury among the competing SUVs in the market.
The company’s decision to produce the SUVs is mainly due to the growing market particularly in the middle east, China, and the USA. This model is the big expectation following the debut of the new Coupe-like Q8 crossover for the year 2017.
Audi Q9 Concept – External Body Parts and Inner Cosmetic Changes
The Audi Q9 Concept will have a sharp front grille with an engraved logo in the middle. The model will construct from mostly aluminium materials for the chassis to reduce weight and increase fuel efficiency. It is to debut in three trims, mainly the premium, Prestige and the Premium Plus. The model will ride on an extended version of Audi’s MLB Evo Platform of the Volks Wagon group.
The laser technology is the brain behind the sharp LED headlight. The body of the Vehicle will have a curved shape, flat but full C-post and flared shoulders above the wheels. The automatic adjust side mirrors are also available with the new model. The taillights will be different for its predecessor with angular extra sharp brake lights. This model is also expected to have a panoramic sunroof.
The Audi Q9 Concept takes from the Qs lineup with a classy, spacious cabin. It is predicted to be a seven-seater, that is, full-sized SUV with both heating and ventilation for both the driver and the passenger seats. The leather upholstery gives, even more, luxury inside the vehicle. The leather steering wheel has a primary point of control with many buttons.
The dashboard has a touch screen control system where many commands will run. The infotainment system comprises of a high-quality sound system comprising of HD radio with four stereo speakers, Virtual cockpit, Bluetooth and USB connectivity. For security purposes, Anti-lock brake system, anti-collision sensor, parking sensor, lane departure warning blind spot monitor, review camera, ABS, airbag, adjustable seat belts, traffic alerts, tire pressure monitoring are among other notable safety gadgets.
The Audi Q9 has a high-quality air conditioning system with tri-zone climate control system. This model will also adopt the Electronic Stability Program (ESP). Decoration in the interior has enhancement with the inclusion of ambient lighting.
Audi Q9 Concept- Engine and Performance
The Q9 Concept engine is expected to be as strong as that of the competing models. 3-0 Liter 6 cylinder V6 engine would be the most likely. The output of this model is likely to be 333 horsepower and a torque @ RPM of [email protected] with a direct injection fuel delivery.
The model will have eight-speed automatic transmission system with the four-wheel drive system. The Audi Q9 Concept will have a top speed of around 128 miles per hour. The acceleration rate is 60miles per hour in 5.5 sec. The anticipated fuel efficiency 19 miles per gallon on the highway and 25 miles per gallon in the city.
Audi Q9 Concept -Price and Release Date
The manufacturer’s recommended retail price is $49,950. The Audi Q9 is expected to launch and penetrate the market in early January 2017.