The VW Group has a clear distinction for its core brands: Volkswagen manufactures people’s cars en-masse, Porsche makes true sports with unrivaled driving emotions, while Audi is a technological powerhouse that blends the latest innovations across all vehicle segments. Let’s go over the 2022 lineup innovations of this German brand, spoiler alert, you will see plenty of EVs, high performance cars and imposing SUVs all equipped with the latest know how from Ingolstadt.
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#1 2022 Audi A8 and Horch Edition
Trying to keep up with the king, Audi refreshes its largest limousines A8 right after the debut of the all-new Mercedes S Class. The most noticeable changes are focused around a new grille design, additional wheel, broader color pallet.
#2 2022 Audi RS 3 Sportback
Audi’s hottest hot hatch RS3 transitions to the second generation drawing from the already presented A3 and S3 models, but its true purpose is to rival the mighty Golf R and Mercedes-AMG A45.
#3 2022 Audi R8 V10 Performance RWD
Initially offered only in AWD, the R8 lineup gained a permanent RWD member in 2019, after the model’s mid-life facelift. In 2022, the new Audi R8 V10 performance RWD offers some of Quattro’s high-end features and gains more power.
#4 2022 Audi Q4 e-tron + Q4 Sportback e-tron
The growing e-tron series from Audi is welcoming 2 newcomers, both built on a dedicated MEB platform from the VW Group. The Q4 and its sportback versions will be sold in the 35 and 40 single motor RWD variants and a dual-motor 50 Quattro AWD configuration.
#5 2022 Audi RS E-Tron GT
The all-new Audi RS e-Tron GT is the first electric Audi RS in the history of the performance line. It is considered a more affordable but nearly identical version of the Porsche Taycan.
#6 2022 Audi RS 3 Sedan
The sedan version of the RS3 sacrifices the hatchback practicality for a small boot and it is the only version of the model that will be sold in the US.
#7 2022 Audi A6 e-tron Concept
Built on the new Audi-Porsche PPE platform, the 2022 Audi A6 e-tron concept previews a premium electric sedan by the brand that will exist in several performance versions.
#8 2022 Audi RS Q e-tron
With this futuristic off-road SUV propelled by electricity, Audi want to beat all pure-ICE competitors at the 2022 Dakar Rally. The 2022 Audi RS Q e-tron prepares to win with the help of an innovative 3-motor, AWD drivetrain with 50 kWh battery pack.
#9 2022 Audi SQ5 Sportback TDI
Even in Europe, performance models powered by diesel engines regardless of the body style are a rarity. This does not stop Audi from consistently offering their SQ5 Sportback coupe-SUV not with the US-bound gasoline but with a 3-liter V6 diesel.
#10 2022 Audi Grandsphere + Skysphere Concepts
Among the all-new models and facelifted best-sellers, Audi’s lineup was recently spiced up with a brand-new family of sphere concepts. The Grandsphere previews the upcoming all-electric replacement for the A8 flagship sedan, while the Skysphere is a unique design study of a futuristic GT.