Audi presented the fascinating crossover study named the allroad quattro concept for the first time at the 2005 Detroit Auto Show. This vehicle combines the functionality and elegance of an Avant with the dynamism of an offroader. It features both modern and future technology: for example, a V8 TDI with piezo technology and driver assistance systems which, quite literally, point the way.
Concept ideaThe concept study, developed to celebrate 25 years of quattro, offers numerous innovations in the area of drivetrain and electronics, e.g. the engine and driver assistance systems.
Design languageThe classic Avant silhouette with high shoulder line, narrow greenhouse, striking wheel arches and single-frame grille design produces a fascinating design packed with tension.
V8 TDI engineThe 4.0-litre V8 TDITDISynonymous with muscular torque delivery and outstanding efficiency: TDI. Today, TDI engines are sporty, smooth and economical.TDI common rail system with piezo inline injectors develops a maximum torque of 650 Nm and delivers 210 kW (286 bhp).
quattroThanks to quattro permanent four-wheel drive, the allroad quattro concept offers greater safety on surfaced roads and more freedom in rough terrain.
Dynamic suspensionThe dynamic suspension, with four-link front suspension, self-tracking trapezoidal-link rear suspension and servotronicservotronicA major enhancement in driving comfort can be achieved with servotronic speed-dependent power steering.servotronic , sets standards in every terrain.
Driver assistanceThe Audi driver assistance systems road vision, lane assist and side assist make the driver’s task easier and provide even more information and safety, both cross-country and on the motorway.