2013 Audi Sport Quattro Concept unveiled


The German car manufacturer Audi has unveiled today the 2013 Audi Sport Quattro Concept. The prototype will have its official debut, next week, at the 2013 IAA Frankfurt.

The first version of this concept was seen in 2010 at the Paris Motor Show and now, the Germans are coming with an evolutionary version of it.

Speaking of modifications, the new 2013 Audi Sport Quattro is coming with a large and aggressive hexagonal front grille, redesigned headlamps and reworked taillights. To keep the weight down, the German engineers have decided to use a lot of body parts made from carbon fiber, aluminum and CFRP. Even so, the 2013 Audi Sport Quattro Concept has 1.850 kilograms.

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The new German concept is bigger than the previous version. It is 4.602 mm long, 1.964 mm wide, 1.386 mm tall and it has a wheelbase of 2.748 mm.

Under the hood of the 2013 Audi Sport Quattro Concept is a 4.0 liter twin-turbo V8 unit TFSI that can offer 560 horsepower and 700 Nm peek of toque. The conventional engine is working with an electric unit that has been installed between the V8 petrol unit and the eight speed transmission. It’s generating 150 horsepower and 400 Nm and is backed-up by a 14.1 kWh battery pack.

According to Audi, the total output generated by the hybrid power train is 700 HP and 800 Nm. In these conditions, the sprint from stand still to 100 km/h is done in 3.7 seconds, while the top speed is clocked at 305 km/h. The German concept is having a fuel consumption of 2.5 liters per 100 kilometers and 59 grams of CO2 per kilometer.

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Via | Audi