Apparently, Audi is working on a new off-road and electric SUV that should compete with the Land Rover Defender and the Mercedes-Benz G-Class.
According to reports, the next big thing in Audi It will be a… Off-road and fully electric SUV that will give ‘the measure’ to the Land Rover Defender and the Mercedes-Benz G-Class. This future model will use the same ladder platform which they will use in the rebirth of the ‘Scout’ brand.
In fact the middle Trainer revealed that senior leaders of the four-ring brand are close make this project come truewhich has nothing to do with the Activesphere concept. Audi chief designer Marc Lichte said this new SUV will not have Porsche’s PPE platform, nor will it benefit from Porsche’s chassis kit. Ford Ranger.
Considering that your production could start in 2027the possibility of the future SSP platform is eliminated and the possibilities open up for the ladder chassis, especially as the future Scout EV is configured to be an off-road vehicle.
Audi is preparing an off-road SUV
In addition, rumors are circulating that Volkswagen is considering the idea of ’Magna’, a Canadian parts company, to future Scout brand. In fact, Audi already cooperates with this company, but for the battery technology.
“If you think about the history of Audi, the rally success in the 1980s with the Quattro and the Sport Quattro, it’s easy to explain why Audi needs a car like this. I think there’s room for one SUV robust in Audi’s line of passenger cars. There is potential because there are only two premium players… and I think there’s room for a third”. said Marc Lichte, Audi’s chief designer.
In any case, we await the unveiling of Audi all details and data of this future SUV, that will come in to compete against Land Rover and Mercedes-Benz.
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