Inspiring Progress: The Road to Dakar 2023
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Inspiring Progress: The Road to Dakar 2023

Welcome to the next chapter of progress. With a successful first run in the Dakar Rally 2022, Audi is taking its efforts to the next level. Rethinking, reimagining, and reinspiring a new generation of motorsport. We are getting ready for the Dakar Rally 2023, taking what we've learned the first time around and pioneering a new concept for Audi even further. Follow us on the road to Dakar 2023 with the redesigned Audi RS Q e-tron E2.

Motor generator units

3

One MGU on each axis and one as an energy converter

Acceleration

4.5

s

0 to 100 km/h on loose ground

Top speed

170

km/h

Regulated

The Audi RS Q e-tron E2.

Winner of four stages at the 2022 Dakar Rally, the Audi RS Q e-tron comes back with a new body and airflow, improved operating strategy and optimised control concept. The RS Q e-tron now bears the abbreviation E2, reminiscent of the legendary Audi Sport quattro in its final development stage for Group B rallying in the 1980s.

*This vehicle shown here is the Rally Dakar vehicle that is not available as a production model.

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