Audi Activesphere concept to be unveiled on January 26

    Activesphere concept will be based on the same PPE platform that underpins the Grandsphere and Urbansphere concepts.

    Published On Dec 20, 2022 08:00:00 AM

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    Audi will take the wraps off the Activesphere, its next-gen rugged crossover concept vehicle, on January 26, 2023. This new concept will feature a full-electric powertrain and level four autonomous tech.

    1. Activesphere will be brand’s latest concept
    2. Will be based on PPE platform
    3. Will have raised stature and large set of wheels

    Activesphere concept: off-road EV crossover

    The Activesphere is the brand’s latest addition to its next-generation concept line-up, originally revealed as a trio of cars – the shape-shifting Skysphere sports coupé, the Urbansphere MPV and the Grandsphere executive sedan. Taking the form of a rugged, off-road crossover, the Activesphere will provide off-road capabilities for the adventurous, according to Audi.

    Likely to be based on the PPE platform shared by the Urbansphere and Grandsphere, the Activesphere features a raised stature and a large set of wheels, with contrasting sleek bodywork and narrow, sharply designed headlights. These design features indicate that the model will have some degree of off-road capability.

    Although Audi has remained tight-lipped about specific features, all four concepts are loaded with next-generation technologies, including level four autonomous driving capabilities and creative solutions to improve practicality, relaxation and sustainability.

    Audi has previewed a handful of different battery technologies for its concepts. The Urbansphere, which will be the firm’s largest car yet, is fitted with a 120kWh battery with up to 466 miles of range, with charging speeds of up to 270kW.

    Activesphere concept: battery size, power

    Battery sizes for the Activesphere have not been revealed, although Audi has said the capacity is expected to be higher than 80kWh, offering a range of around 310 miles.

    As for powertrains, Audi’s concepts have figures ranging between 400hp and 689Nm for the Urbansphere, to 721hp and 960Nm in the Grandsphere.

    The Activesphere will make its first public debut at Audi's "Celebration of Progress" event.

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