Porsche is about to extend its Macan assortment with a battery-electric powered variant dependent on the new PPE devoted electric-auto system staying cooked up by the automaker in partnership with Audi.
The electric powered Macan is due in 2022 and just as we observed with the Porsche Taycan and Audi E-Tron GT twins, it could conclude up spawning an Audi counterpart.
According to a report from Germany’s AutoBild posted over the weekend, Audi is arranging its personal choose on the electric powered Macan to be badged a “Q6 E-Tron” and on sale by late 2022.
As the identify suggests, the Q6 E-Tron would be positioned someplace concerning the Q5 and Q7, building it essentially a replacement for the E-Tron which at the moment occupies that room and by itself was rumored to be known as a Q6 prior to its debut in 2018. Given the quickly-relocating pace of EV engineering, it truly is very possible the E-Tron will have a shorter lifespan than the standard seven to eight several years for an Audi.
Recall, the E-Tron is dependent on a modified model of the MLB Evo system for internal-combustion autos, and Audi may want to substitute it by a new design centered on a dedicated EV platform to maintain up with the opposition. The PPE platform guarantees an 800-volt electrical technique and driving ranges approaching 300 miles on a cost.
Continue to be tuned.