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Audi considers Q2, Q4, Q6, Q8, next-gen Q7 to lose 350 kg

Audi Crosslane Coupe Concept
Audi Crosslane Coupe Concept

A Q for everyone

Audi is planning to assault the crossover/SUV market with the Q2, Q4, Q6 and Q8.

One can never have too many sport utility vehicles according to the Ingolstadt company. We already know that Q2's design will be influenced by the Crosslane Coupe concept (pictured). Moving up the lineup, the Q4 could be a three-door version of the Q3, while the Q6 could possibly look more aggressive than the bland Q5.

The high-end Q8 is expected to be sportier, lower and more luxurious than the Q7, as an attempt to rival the Range Rover Sport. Speaking of Q7, the next-gen model will lose approximately 350 kg (772 lbs) and is expected to come out in 2014. All future Q models will ride on the MLB platform.

Talking to Auto Express, Audi's head of technical development Wolfgang Durheimer declared that "there is still room in the SUV segment", with room above and below the Q3.

Hopefully, we will be able to tell the Q models apart.

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MatthewKeys MatthewKeys
Concepts look good, but speculative renderings look like Volvo's.
Nov 25th, 2012 6:44pm
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efgh efgh
so audi plans to have 7 SUVs in their model range... lol..
Nov 25th, 2012 3:50am
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my550benz my550benz
I've always admired the Q7, wonderful interior....I think Audi designs the nicest interior,far nicer than BMW or Mercedes...and this is coming from a Mercedes guy who has owned them for the last 15 years...
Nov 24th, 2012 7:08pm
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Homerlovesbeer Homerlovesbeer
And an exterior only a mother could love. Damn that thing is ugly.
Nov 25th, 2012 7:42am
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BMariosW BMariosW
Ugly VW's
Nov 24th, 2012 12:08am
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LWE7 LWE7
Says the guy which can't make the difference between an Audi and a VW. Says the guy who thinks Luxgen is Chinese. LOL !
Feb 28th, 2013 4:54pm
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Microice Microice
'Hopefully, we will be able to tell the Q models apart'... If the auto journos cant tell which is which then I doubt the news is worth the effort! tasteless dig at audi, Adrian
Nov 23rd, 2012 9:32pm
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adrian.padeanu adrian.padeanu
It was a simple joke, don't take it so seriously. Anyone who reads WCF knows how to tell Audis, BMWs, etc. apart.
Nov 23rd, 2012 9:56pm
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benz_man benz_man
I thought it was, at least, a little bit funny...
Nov 24th, 2012 1:13am
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Homerlovesbeer Homerlovesbeer
LOL Microice...classic comment.
Nov 25th, 2012 7:41am
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