Head to Norway in a very wild nature for a test drive of a 100% premium electric vehicle, the Audi Q4 e-tron Sportback. A coupe SUV in harmony with the times.
Audi Q4 e-tron Sportback: in style!
With a more dynamic style than the classic Q4, the Audi Q4 e-tron Sportback is differentiated by this coupe aspect, a receding roof that gives a more distinctive design that is highlighted in this Edition one-finish. This setup is amazing. Metallic Typhoon Gray tone, 21-inch Audi Sport bronze rims, Sport Chassis, this Audi Q4 plays the style card.
To side in terms of technology, this Q4 incorporates the latest generation Matrix LED lights. The Audi Q4 e-tron Sportback offers a novelty, the personalization of the headlights with the option to configure 4 different light signatures via MMI.
To Note that this coupe version of the Audi Q4 offers the same dimensions and the same spaciousness as a classic Audi Q4 e-tron.
Welcome to the prize of the future
The cabin is a true futuristic cocoon. A new era is emerging before our eyes. Audi is changing the stylistic codes while bringing a distinctive care to the finish.
The premium interior is successful. Leather seats, lacquered plastic and bronze-colored stitching, the details are not lacking to appreciate this interior. The selected materials dress this premium universe perfectly in this exclusive finish Edition one. The new dual-surface steering wheel makes it easier to read the 10.25-inch digital cockpit. The driver-oriented dashboard chooses a sporty spirit.
Finally, this Audi Q4 e-tron offers us a strong identity underlined by a much more distinct and revolutionary overall design.
The space on board is not lacking. Even in this coupe version, this Audi Q4 e-tron sportback is above all an SUV for the family. With a boot volume exceeding 535 liters, practical and usable for long trips.
At the wheel: relaxation
On a daily basis, driving on board this Q4 coupe is a real relaxation session. Driving is smooth and quiet, travel is made in complete serenity on Norwegian roads. The SONOS sound system on board projects you into another world; fine music lovers will appreciate the auditory signature.
But if the desire to awaken the sporting potential of this SUV tickles your mind, this Audi Q4 e-tron in the 50 version has the answer, as its engine is the most powerful in the Q4 series. The power peaks at 299 hp aided by 2 electric motors, one at the front and the other at the rear.
For fans of 0 to 100 km / h, this exercise is completed in 6.2 seconds. Nothing dazzling, but a moonburst sufficient for raises.
A frame rests on rails
The Audi Q4 e-tron Sportback is efficient despite its weight of over 2 tons and it knows how to show its versatility. With a maximum torque of 460 NM, the quattro transmission takes care of the grain and transforms this vehicle into a real TGV. Stable on winding roads, Q4 turns flat with efficiency and traction. Excellent work by the engineers on this chassis.
Autonomy close to 500 km
In terms of consumption, sobriety will depend on your driving. In Efficiency mode, the Audi Q4 e-tron consumes the Sportback between 19 and 21 kW / h. Consumption can be reduced to around 17 KW / h by gentle use of the accelerator pedal. This test model carries an 82 kWh battery, the theoretical autonomy approaches 500 km. In fact, on our test, the maximum autonomy was 460 km.
- 80% battery in 30 minutes (125 KW fast charging)
- 1h45 on a 50kW DC system
- 6 hours on public 7.4kW charging stations
- 24 hours on a household socket
The Audi Q4 e-tron Sportback 50 quattro remains a compelling SUV. It crosses many criteria; efficient, elegant, refined and comfortable. The black point is unfortunately on the pricing of our test model. In the high-end finish, the price exceeds € 87,500. Fortunately, the “entry-level” version is approaching € 44,800, a price that is nonetheless competitive in the market for premium electric SUVs.