Press a key and the Audi Activesphere Concept switches by crossover a pick–up. The House of the Four Rings, after the roadster Audi Skysphere. The superberlina Grandspherepresented in 2021. TheElectric Mpv Urbansphere of April 2022, delights us with a coupe crossover. The latest addition closes the fourth circle of electric cars which, according to Audi, explore the future.
Audi Activesphere Concept It’s not an SUV it’s, to the eye, a high-wheeled coupe. Based on piattaforma Ppe, alias premium platform Electric. This conceived by the Volkswagen group as the architecture of future top-of-the-range premium models.
Audi Activesphere Concept that’s why it’s so special
When asked what the cars of the future will look like, Activesphere is an answer. From the variable configuration bodywork, to the augmented reality on board, to the rear area in Sportback style. This with button turns into an open cargo bed, to hypothetical autonomous driving. Also passing through the Audi Dimension, able to combine the physical world and the virtual world. So as to display real-time digital content integrated in the field of vision of the occupants.
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Audi Activesphere Concept based on platform modular Ppe. It is driven by two engines with a maximum power of 442 horsepower. Able to ensure all-wheel drive and ensure 600 kilometers of autonomy. It measures 4.98 meters in length. The Audi Activesphere Concept combines the style of a sports car with high ground clearance and 22-inch off-road wheels.
Audi Activesphere Concept, all the numbers of the car of the future
Audi Activesphere Concept size: 4.98 meters long, 2.07 meters wide and 1.60 meters high. It falls into the high-end of electric crossovers. The generous passenger compartment and the sloping roof arc give the car sporty proportions. It matches the ground clearance and the 22-inch wheels. These mount gods tyres 285/55 with off-road tread. They are characterized by mobile segments corresponding to the spokes. These off-roaders yes open for optimal ventilationwhile on street and they close to improve aerodynamics. A goal to which the cameras that act as rear-view mirrors contribute.
Similarly to Audi Grandsphere conceptthe doors open like a book. Given the absence of the central pillar, the passenger compartment is immediately presented in all its breadth. The luminous signature of the decidedly sharp front light clusters. It recalls the brand logo of the four rings. By enlarging and isolating the intersection between the rings, two for each projector, a pupil called the “Audi eye” is generated. The latter, similarly to what was introduced by Urbansphere, varies in shape and intensity according to the ride on asphalt or off-road. The daytime running lights and taillights use ultra-thin microLEDs for reference precision and contrast.
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Audi Activesphere Concept, the interior between comfort and technology
The car is a technological living room. By opting for autonomous driving, the steering wheel and pedals disappear. The same goes for the dashboard with the appearance of a full-width soundbar equipped with adaptive ventilation vents. When the driver takes control of the car. The steering wheel rotates out, while the dashboard moves closer to the driver.
Il satellite touchless dell’Mmi, positioned along the door panels. It can be managed using gestural commands or, with active autonomous driving. Thanks to the combination of gaze detection and gesture input. The console with a transparent coating integrates multiple compartments. Storage compartments and an on-board minibar; partially replicated on the roof, it houses four AR viewers.
Audi Activesphere, the interior
Audi Activesphere Concept, Audi Dimension debuts with augmented reality glasses
The management of information and functions on board are entrusted to the‘Audi Dimension. The system combines the physical world and the virtual world to create mixed reality. It’s augmented reality glasses. The system brings displays and touch surfaces, not perceptible to the naked eye, into the driver’s field of vision. The user can therefore benefit from multiple tools and virtual contents.
Then focus on a piece of information, demonstrating interest, the system provides further details. The information contents thus become elements capable of reacting to gestural commands. The driver’s hand follows the line of sight to scroll through the car’s functions. While the user interface, the virtual display generated by the viewer. Reacts to gestures like a conventional screen.
In addition, virtual controls, such as digital replication of satellites on the doors. They adaptively position themselves in space, favoring interaction with the driver. The different (virtual) elements appear only when the user needs them, and their operation is as intuitive as in the real world. Command management becomes even more immediate: the vehicle functions follow a pertinent logic, finding their location near the elements to which they refer.
Audi Activesphere Concept
Audi Activesphere Concept, the autonomy of the future that passes through electricity
The car mounts a battery module placed between the axles with a capacity of 100 kWh capable of ensuring a range of more than 600 kilometres. Quattro all-wheel drive is based on the presence of two electric motors: one at each axle. The overall power of the powertrain is equal to 442 horsepower, while the torque reaches 720 Nm. The front and rear suspension layout is five-link. As in the Audi e-tron GT, the battery is characterized by a nominal voltage of 800 Volts which allows direct current (DC) charging with powers up to 270 kW. A value, the latter, which makes it possible to bring the refueling times of traditional cars closer. It is in fact possible to absorb sufficient energy in 10 minutes to travel over 300 kilometres, while in less than 25 minutes the charge level goes from 5% to 80%.