The 2013 Audi Nanuk quattro Concept has been officially unveiled in a special event at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The German car manufacturer said that the new prototype is the answer for the Italdesign Giugiaro Parcour, the concept seen this spring in Geneva.
The concept comes as a two-seater crossover and it is powered by the new twin-turbo V10 5.0 liter TDI unit that was mounted longitudinally in the front of the rear axle. The engine can develop 544 horsepower and 1.000 Nm peek of torque. The engine resources are managed by a seven speed S Tronic transmission mounted behind the engine.
The 2013 Audi Nanuk quattro concept has 4.541 millimeters long, 1.990 mm wide and 1.337 mm wide. The wheelbase has 2.710 mm and the total weight is 1.900 kilograms. Despite the heavy weight, the new concept can run from stand still to 100 km/h in 3.8 seconds, while the top speed is clocked at 305 km/h. According to Audi, the concept has a fuel consumption of 7.8 liters per 100 kilometers, a very good value that was achieved thanks to the new oil pump and thermal management system.
The 2013 Audi Nanuk quattro Concept has a body structure developed on the aluminum Audi Space Frame with CFRP components. The prototype has 22 inch wheel that are hiding a special carbon fiber ceramic brakes. According to Audi officials, the concept comes with an air suspension with electronically controlled dampers that can be manually adjusted for a ground clearance of 30 to 40 millimeters.
Via | Audi