2019 Audi Q5 PHEV Redesign, Release Date, Price, & Spy Shots – The next-generation of Audi’s hybrid powertrain is set to debut next year. The system is explained to supply up to a thirdly more range than the sociable system, that allows the A3 e-Tron and Q7 e-Tron to accomplish 31 miles of electric-only range. The information was revealed via Audi powertrain director Siegfried Pint. He claims that the next generation of PHEVs is certain to get 20-30% more zero-emission range, equating to 42 miles.
The reports are available in the middle of Audi’s offensive in which the German carmaker aspires to launch 10 plug-in hybrids and 10 electric cars by 2025. The first vehicle which will include the new hybrid powertrain is said to be the approaching 2019 Audi Q5 e-Tron, directly adopted by an A6 e-Tron and Q3 e-Tron models.
With respect to Autocar, the Audi Q5 e-Tron – spotted testing in the US earlier this year – will probably be powered by Audi’s EA888 turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine. In the Q5 e-Tron, the engine produces 188 horsepower and 236lb-ft of torque. In addition, an electric motor mounted to the seven-speed automatic gearbox will offer an additional 108 horsepower and 221lb ft of torque. Unfortunately, performance data is nevertheless to be exposed by the carmaker.
However, the Audi Q5 e-Tron is expected to power the front wheels directly by the ICE (Inside Combustion Engine) powerplant. The electric motor – located in the back – is to power the rear axle, generating the impending SUV (Sports Activity Vehicle) the highly-coveted Quattro badge. According to several places, this is expected to be the quickest 2.0 liter powered Audi Q5 available. As for any other changes when compared to the sleep of the Audi Q5 range, no major changes are expected. The vehicle will apparently get back its electromechanical steering and Dynamic suspension. Additionally, it will be available with the Virtual Cockpit digital tool display solution as well.