Super Street Network

 |   |   |  Audi Crosslane Coupe Concept - Web Exclusive

Audi Crosslane Coupe Concept - Web Exclusive

Identity crisis.

Alex Bernstein
Sep 27, 2012
SHARE
Epcp 1209 01+audi crosslane coupe concept+cover Photo 1/7   |   Audi Crosslane Coupe Concept - Web Exclusive

The Audi Crosslane Coupe concept is a car with some identity issues. And while it doesn’t seem so sure what it wants to be, it actually pulls it off pretty well.

Essentially, it’s a Q5, an Allroad and a TT roadster, paired with some sleek plug-in hybrid technology, weighing less than all of those cars.

The sculpted hood is home to a 1.5-liter TFSI 3-cylinder engine combined with two electric motors powered by lithium ion batteries. With this approach, the Crosslane has a potential fuel economy of 256.8 mpg. Depending on how you drive, of course.

While still totally a concept, it might actually be a glimpse at a future model, the Q2.

This is the first concept using Audi’s new Multimaterial Space Frame, made of aluminum, carbon fiber-reiforced polymer and glass fiber-reinforced polymer, all working together to enable the Crosslane to tip scales at just 3064 lbs.

As a 2+2, this is one concept we can get behind. Audi knows how to design, we know that, and really, anything with bulging fenders is almost guaranteed to be a winner in our book.

SHARE ARTICLE
By Alex Bernstein
151 Articles

RELATED ARTICLES

BROWSE CARS BY MARKET

MORE FEATURES

Mercedes-Benz peels the camo off the new C-Class Coupe.
Megan StewartMay 26, 2015
Design concept harkens back to the original coupe from the 1970s.
Kelly PleskotMay 26, 2015
Hear this vintage roadster scream all the way to 12,000 rpm
Jason UdyMay 26, 2015
Taking one of the most lavish and powerful convertibles in the world to a place least suitable for it
Matt ZuchowskiMay 22, 2015
When Milltek decided to develop a new Classic Line, one employee saw it as the opportunity to build the GTI he always wanted.
Michael FebboMay 22, 2015

SEARCH ARTICLES BY MAKE/MODEL

Search
TO TOP