Audi Grandsphere Concept First Look: A Mighty Grand EV Flagship Sedan

The Audi Grandsphere is a great small-scale, preliminary study by Audi. This study revolves around an electric drive system and a pretty interesting level 4 autonomy. Apart from this, it is a lot similar to the skysphere concept revealed by the German manufacturer. This model can hide the pedals and steering wheel automatically. Moreover, the Grandsphere leaves out the traditional dashboard to ensure the interior offers a spacious lounge. According to the company, the technology used in the Grandsphere will be used in future models as well.

Besides, the Grandsphere gives a new shape to the passenger compartment and offers vanishing controls. Although it is a minimalistic design, it features neutral colors, synthetic fabrics, metals, and wool. The interior is attractive and comfortable enough to keep you driving for miles without getting tired.

Apart from allowing you to handle your routine tasks like picking up passengers, charging the battery pack, and automatic parking, the vehicle comes with a pathway identification technology. With this technology, the car anticipates an approaching passenger and opens up the doors automatically. Besides, it can also choose individual profile settings based on each user. Besides, you can also adjust personalize comfort features, such as seat adjustment, climate control, and audio control, just to name a few.

The space between the front seats has a compact cooler that allows you to store one bottle of soft drinks and two glasses of champagne. Also, the doors come with a touchless MMI response. When behind the steering wheel, you can use this feature to choose from different functions and menus. Besides, the armrests have VR glasses in them. They can be used in combination with the infotainments system of the car. Besides, the Grandsphere comes with touch, handwritten input, voice, gesture, and eye-tracking controls.

The vehicle is based on Premium Platform Electric (PPE). The battery pack can store 120-kWh of energy. Plus, two electric motors power both the axles producing a torque of 711 hp and 708 lb-ft. This is the reason grand sphere can achieve a speed of 62 mph in around 4 seconds, according to the manufacturer.

With the charging technology of 800 volts, the vehicle allows you to drive for 186 miles in just 10 minutes once charged. Based on the power output and the drive system settings, the Grandsphere gives you a range of over 466 miles on a single charge.

Without any doubt, this new installment is grand-looking from every side. The wheelbase of the vehicle overshadows the wheelbase of Audio A8. The manufacturer wraps and a stretched body around the 23-inch wheels and adds other details like a hexagon-style grille instead of the regular single-frame design, fastback-like roofline, taillights, and LED headlights.

This vehicle allows you to enjoy a comfortable drive on the road. Plus, this concept offers more than just a means to take you from one place to another. Let us see what happens in the future as only the future can decide the fate of this new concept.

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