Activesphere is Audi’s vision of an active lifestyle EV
Audi has released teaser photos of the fourth and final member of the concept car family developed to provide insight into its vision for future premium mobility. near future.
The trailers show the Audi Activesphere concept, which is expected to be revealed on January 26. This is a coupe-like crossover designed for active lifestyles and will join the list. great globe, skyand urban in the concept family. Other concepts include a fastback sedan, sports car and minivan.
All concepts, including the upcoming Activesphere, are electric vehicles based on the Volkswagen Group’s PPE platform, which Audi will use for the first time in a new model. Compact crossover Q6 E-Tron due in 2023 or early next year. They also feature fully self-driving systems, giving occupants the option to drive or sit back and relax during the journey.
Teaser for Audi Activesphere concept to be released on January 26, 2023
Activesphere-specific features will include off-road capability, possibly a rugged design and, according to Audi, some communication technology that will create a unique experience beyond the vehicle itself.
The concepts were developed by Audi’s Artemis skunkworks team, set up in 2020 to help accelerate vehicle development in an attempt to compete with more nimble startups in the electric car race. Artemis’ responsibilities have been eased considerably by 2021, but at least one of the vehicles it’s developing is expected to enter production sometime around the middle of the decade. The vehicle is expected to be the production version of the Grandsphere, which is rumored to replace the A8, although with the current crossover craze, the Activesphere is likely to become the green-lit concept.
While the concepts are not intended for production, most of the factors are likely to influence the design of future EVs. Audi will introduce more electric vehicles in the coming years as the automaker has committed to introducing it ultimate vehicle with internal combustion engine immediately after 2026.