FRANKFURT -- Audi's Q4 e-tron concept previews a future battery-powered car destined to become the automaker's smallest EV.
The concept will be unveiled at the Geneva auto show on March 5. It will be presented as a volume production vehicle in late 2020-early 2021, Audi said in a statement.
The compact car will be Audi's first model underpinned by parent Volkswagen Group's MEB electric-car architecture. It's expected to have a range of 500 km (311 miles).
The Q4 e-tron is intended as an affordable, entry-level EV and is expected to become the automaker's best-selling battery-powered car.
It will join the E-tron SUV, whose first deliveries start next month in Europe. The e-tron has a mixed modular platform based on Audi's MLB Evo architecture for combustion engine cars At the end of this year the edgier e-tron Sportback will arrive in European showrooms.