2014 Audi Nanuk quattro concept review and pictures

Posted on Monday, 9 September 2013 , 13:09:51 byVeronica

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Audi Nanuk quattro concept

Today Audi revealed the new, fabulous Nanuk Quattro crossover concept, just one day before Frankfurt Motor Show.

The automaker surprised everyone by announcing a new design concept defined as a mixture between versatility and the dynamics of a high performance sports car. The new car can be regarded as the german reply to the Italdesign Giugiaro Parcour coupe and roadster concept revealed only a few months uto was behind in Geneva. The car was designed in collaboration with the designers from Italdesign Giugiaro, bringing a sports car suitable for both for regular roads or the race track.

The two-seater is powered by the V10 TDI engine which has risen the standards in the field for power and efficiency. The engine is installed longitudinally in front of the rear axle and has a 5.0 liter capacity brings over 400 kW (544 hp) and outputs 1.000 Nm (737.56 lb-ft) of torque together with the 7 speed S tronic gearbox installed behind the motor. The twin turbo register charging unit is controlled through the Audi valvelift system (AVS).

The vehicle has a fuel consumption of 7.8 liters/ 100 Km (30.1 mpg US/ 36.2 mpg UK) possible due to the new thermal management system and oil pump designed to separate cooling loops. The curb weight of the auto is 1.900 Kg (4.188.78 lbs) and it goes from 0-100 Km/ h (62 mph) in just 3.8 seconds with a maximum speed of 305 Km (189 mph).

The Nanuk Quattro rides on 22 inch wheels having carbon fiber ceramic brake discs resistive to high temperatures and very abrasion-resistant. The ground clearance can be manually adjusted in three stages: normal, 30 millimeters lower or 40 millimeters higher.

Interior wise, the Audi Nanuk Quattro has folding back seats, a touchwheel for navigation and multimedia functions, numerous storage  compartments  and two small sized monitors serving as digital exterior mirrors. The seats and armrests are covered in gray leather and the front of the instrument panel is of dark aluminium.