Audi Crosslane Coupe concept at the Paris motor show

Audi has revealed a new compact SUV concept, previewing a possible Q2 model.

Audi has come revealed a new compact crossover SUV concept called the Crosslane. It hints at a sub Q3 production model, poised to take on the likes of the Mini Paceman.

The concept is powered by a small three-cylinder 1.5 TFSI engine, similar to BMW’s new Active Tourer concept’, as well as two small electric motors – delivering a total of 175bhp. Audi claims the concept could be capable of up to 256.8mpg with CO2 output of just 26g/km.

Like the Volkswagen Golf and new Audi A3 it’s based on the new MQB platform, but this concept features Multi-material aluminium, Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymer and Glass Fibre Reinforced Polymer, space frame construction, which means it weighs 1390kg, including the battery.

Audi claims that the Wolfgang Egger-styled 2+2 seater concept leads the way for the lookis of all future Audi Q models.

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