Audi has announced that they are launching a new plug in hybrid version of their Audi Q5 Sportback in the UK and pricing for the car will start at £53,435.
The plug in hybrid Audi Q5 Sportback will come with two power options 299PS on the 50 TFSI e quattro and 367PS on the 55 TFSI e quattro.
Complementing the ultra-reactive quattro system is a sophisticated five-link front and rear suspension configured to give comfort, stability and control equal priority. In Vorsprung and Competition Vorsprung versions the set-up is further enhanced by adaptive air springs with damper control and five ride height settings adjustable via the standard Audi drive select system
The lithium-ion battery is located below the luggage compartment floor, and its 104 prismatic cells can store 14.4 kWh (net; 17.9 kWh gross) of energy with a voltage of 381 volts. For optimal temperature control, its cooling circuit is connected to both the coolant circuit for the air conditioning system and the low-temperature circuit that supplies the electric motor and power electronics. The air conditioning system integrates highly efficient heat pump that capitalises on the waste heat from the high-voltage components. It can generate : heat output of up to 3 kW with 1 kW of electric energy, which increases the car’s energy efficiency and provides a more comfortable climate for the occupants.
You can find out more information about the new Plug in hybrid Audi Q5 Sportback models over at Audi at the link below.
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