Audi studies, concept cars, concept cars: All studies from the Avus to Steppenwolf

Audi has presented sensational trials on many fairs. In addition to spectacular superbikes with over 500 horsepower compact cars, luxury vans and SUVs are wild regularly. Some have already gone into production. Others are sure to follow soon. Follow us on a journey with many surprises.

11/08/2009 Holger Wittich

But not only fast and high the Ingolstadt can. Another highlight was certainly the Audi Avantissimo at the IAA 2001, which showed a luxury station wagon with a twin-turbo V8 and 430 hp. Even then it was clear, although the study received much attention, mass production will not give it.

Audi studies, concept cars, concept cars: All studies from the Avus to Steppenwolf
Audi Sportback Concept 20 sec.

Audi Avus was a study

Nor chances of serial production had the Audi Avus in 1991. The W12 super athlete mobilized from six liters of displacement 509 horsepower and should the 100 km / h mark reached in three seconds. Customers hands, even if they still clapped so much applause, never reached the study. Unlike various Audi studies that gave a view of the production vehicles. For example, the Audi car research from 1981 that the Audi anticipated 100 or the Audi ASF 1993, which showed the later Audi A8 in its basic form.

1981: Audi Car Research
Views of the Audi 100, lightweight chassis with a drag coefficient of 0.30

1991Audi Avus
W12 super sports car, 509 hp, 5998 cc, four-wheel, top 340 km / h, zero to 100 km / h: 3.0 seconds

1991: Audi Quattro Spyder
As a series planned a surprise set, only two prototypes exist, aluminum chassis, V6 mid-engine transversely, 175 hp, four-wheel

1993: Audi ASF
Audi Space Frame concept car, view of Audi A8 with aluminum chassis

1995: Audi TT & TTS Roadster
Presentation IAA 1995 Roadster Tokyo Motor Show in 1995, almost unchanged gone into production

1997: Audi AL2
Outlook for A2, hardly changed optics, study AL2 Open End as a pick-up Fun version, IAA 1997

2000: Audi Project Rosemeyer
Presentation 2000 opening the Wolfsburg car City, design elements of the TT

2000: Audi Steppenwolf
Presentation Paris Motor Show in 2000, is based on Audi A3 Quattro Allroad air suspension, views Audi SUV, 3.2-liter VR6 with 225 hp, top 238 km / h, removable winch and running boards, available with hardtop or canvas roof.

2001: Audi Avantissimo
September 11th IAA 2001, luxury station wagon with a twin-turbo V8, 4.2 liter displacement, 430 hp, 600 Nm. Series production is not planned.

Audi Le Mans Quattro
One of the three IAA studies in 2003, view of the Audi R8 V10 FSI mid-engine, 610 hp, 750 Nm.

2003: Audi Novulari
View of the Audi A5, V10 turbo, 5.0 liters, 600 hp.

2003: Audi Pikes Peak
Views of the Audi Q7, presentation at the NAIAS in Detroit of 2003.

2004Audi RSQ
Movie car for "I, Robot" starring Will Smith, single-frame grille, Xenon headlights, ball wheels, not mass production.

2004: Audi Allroad Quattro
Premiere Detroit Motor Show 2005, V8 TDI with piezo technology. 4.0 liters, 650 Nm, 286 hp.

Audi Shooting Brake
Presentation Tokyo Motor Show in 2005, views of the future Audi TT, 3.2-liter six-cylinder, 250 hp, four-wheel drive.

2006: Audi Nero
Competition entry L.A. Auto Show Audi Design Center California.

Audi Roadjet
Audis view of a spatial concept 3.2-liter FSI V6, 300 hp, 330 Nm at 4500 / min

2007: Audi Cross Coupé Quattro
Audi A3 platform below the SUV Q5, two-liter TDI, 204 hp and 400 Nm

Audi A1 Project Quattro
Tokyo Motor Show, three-door, 1.4 liter engine with TFSI 150 hp, direct shift S-tronic, E-motor of 41 horsepower, lithium-ion batteries, 0 - 100 km / h in 7.8 seconds, V-max 201 km / h CO2: 112 g / km, 3.91 meters long, 1.75 meters wide.

2007: Audi Cross Cabriolet Quattro
Los Angeles Auto Show, 4.62 meters long, 1.91 meters wide, 1.63 meters high, 2.81 meters wheelbase, top opens in 17 seconds, 3.0-liter TDI with 240 hp, V-max: 240 km / h, 7.2 seconds to 100 km / h and fuel consumption 7.3 liters.

2008: Audi R8 V12 TDI
Detroit Motor Show, 500 hp, V12 TDI, 1000 Nm of torque, 4.2 seconds from zero to 100 km / h.

Audi R8 TDI Le Mans
Geneva Motor Show, 500 hp, V12 TDI, 1000 Nm of torque, 4.2 seconds from zero to 100 km / h.

2008: Audi A3 TDI Clubsport Quattro
Wörthersee Tour, two-liter diesel with 224 hp, 450 Nm of torque, 6.6 seconds to 100 km / h V-Max 20-inch wheels 240 km / h, six-speed gearbox

2008: Audi TT Clubsport Quattro
Wörthersee Tour, TT without windscreen, 300 hp, 2.0-liter TFSI, 66 mm track widening

2008: Audi A1 Sportback Concept
Motor Show Paris, 3.99 meters long, 1.75 meters wide, five-seater, four-door vehicle, the hybrid drive, 1.4-liter TFSI with 150 hp, 27 hp electric motor, 200 km / h, 7.9 seconds to 100 km / h, 3.9 liters per 100 kilometers, CO2: 92 g / km.

2009: Audi Sportback Concept
Detroit Auto Show, view of A7, 4.95 meters long, 1.93 meters wide, 1.40 meters high, 3.0-liter V6 TDI, 5.9 liters per 100 kilometers

2009: Audi e-tron

IAA, sports car study with electric drive, 4.26 meters long, 1.90 meters wide, 1.23 high, weight: 1,600 kg each two asynchronous electric motors at the front and rear axles, total capacity: 230 kW (313 hp), 4,500 Nm, Vmax: 200 km / h range: 248 km

2010: Audi e-tron

Detroit Motor Show, compact sports car study with electric drive, 3.93 meters long, 1.78 meters wide, 1.22 meters high, weight: 1,350 kg, two electric motors with a total output of 150 kW (204 hp), 2,650 Nm, 0-100 / h: 5.9 seconds, Vmax: 200 km / h, range: 250 km

2010: Audi A8 Hybrid

Geneva Salon, 5.14 meters long, 1.95 meters wide and 1.46 meters high, two-liter TFSI engine (211 hp) with an eight-speed automatic transmission and an electric motor (33 kW, 211 Nm), front-wheel drive, total power : 245 hp, 480 Nm, 0-100 km / h: 7.6 seconds, while Vmax 235 km / h, average fuel consumption: 6.2 l / 100 km, 144 grams of CO2 / km.

2010: Audi A1 e-tron

Geneva Car Shop, electric synchronous motor on the front axle (maximum of 75 kW, 240 Nm), single-rotary engine (254 cubic centimeters, 15 kW) as a range extender, by weight: 1.200 kg range on electric power: 50 km, the total distance: 200 km, 0-100 km / h 10.2 seconds Vmax 130 km / h, average fuel consumption: 1.9 L / 100 km (45 g CO2 / km).

2010: Audi E-Tron Spyder

Paris Salon, 4.06 meter long hybrid study as a view of a sports car below the Audi R8, of a V6 turbo-TDI (300 hp, 650 Nm) and two electric motors (collectively, 64 kW, 352 Nm) is driven, wheel drive, torque vectoring.

2010: Audi Quattro Concept

Paris Motor Show, modern interpretation of the Audi Sport Quattro, Basis: Audi RS5, shortened wheelbase of 2.60 meters (minus 200 mm), 2.5-liter five-cylinder turbo engine from the Audi TT RS, 408 hp

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