Today, the battle between the German trio continues. In addition, these three must still keep up with the multitude of electric cars, the number of which, these days, is constantly growing. Audi prepares at once some new models among which there will be not only instances with a zero level of emissions, but also fuel cars.
Not so long ago the lengthened Audi Q6 saw the light. However, this "dandy" is intended only for the Chinese market, and will not be offered in the "Old World" and the USA. The engineers from Stuttgart are preparing special surprises for other markets.
According to insiders, the release schedule of the new models has undergone some changes. This is directly related to the unstable financial situation in a number of countries and the acute shortage of electronic components, without which the modern car industry simply cannot fully exist. Also, the head of Audi previously reported that since 2023, all instances with a fuel-injected engine should leave the conveyor lines. Contrary to this loud statement, many cars will continue to exist in the form of soft and plug-in hybrids.
The most expected update is a full-sized crossover Audi Q9 that will take over the rank of a flagship from three-row Q7. This rocket is called to fight back competitors on behalf of BMW X7 and Mercedes-Benz GLS. Its appearance is tentatively planned for 2025. Based on renderings in the network, the latest gasoline-powered model will receive a massive body with a muscular aerodynamic dodger, double-deck headlights, the original graphics of the taillights, combined into a single module and a unique pattern of 21-inch alloy wheels.
The planned change of Audi Q8 generation is scheduled for the end of 2023. Presumably the whole motor lineup will receive hybrid superstructure in the form of 12-volt starter-generator, and besides changed appearance, new multimedia complex is promised. Audi Q7 will be improved according to the same scenario, but it will happen only in 2025. The same year we are going to present the final refresh of Audi Q5, the life cycle of which will be finally terminated by 2033. In 2024, the Audi Q3 will be available only in a hybrid version.
At the same time, as part of the Artemis Project EV, a lot of electric cars will be added to the company's range, including the purely electric Q4. According to the plans, the last update of the entire E-tron lineup should take place next year. Thus, all e-tron GT representatives will be restyled only in 2025 that will mark the middle of life cycle of sports cars.
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