IAA 2013

New – Audi nanuk quattro concept

Another day, another Audi concept car – although this one was slightly more unexpected compared to the Sport quattro concept revealed last week. To mark the start of the Frankfurt Motor Show, which we’ve seemingly been talking about for weeks, Ingolstadt dropped this unexpected new V10 diesel coupe on us.

Audi nanuk quattro concept

  • Twin turbo 5.0 litre V10 TDI making 544 hp and (737.56 lb-ft of torque,
  • 0-62 mph in 3.8 seconds, 189 mph top-speed,
  • AWD quattro drivetrain and four-wheel steering.

Audi is pitching the nanuk (yes, lower case n) as the sports car for “any stage of life and for any surface” combining on-road performance with off-road ability. Although it may only be a show car, the engineering behind the nanuk celebrates Audi’s achievements in motorsport and road car technology, whilst also hinting at future developments. (more…)