Is the new performance crossover Audi Q6 the real deal?

Audi is on a roll these days and with the upcoming crossover Q6 that is rumored to be a BMW X6 fighter, we can all see that they want more. More of the luxury market that is and hey when your company is viewed as young, smart and fresh you need to take advantage of the market and keep attacking new segments. If the Audi Q6 becomes reality we look forward to test driving this new offering from Audi and as always will report back with our findings.

From MSN:

Audi has kicked off development of a new performance-orientated crossover model to directly counter the BMW X6.

Set to be called the Q6 when it reaches North American showrooms, the five-seat crossover is rumored to be based around the same all-wheel-drive underpinnings as the second-generation Volkswagen Touareg and the Porsche Cayenne, both of which use a short-wheelbase version of the Volkswagen Group’s so-called Colorado platform that in long-wheelbase guise is also used in the Audi Q7.

Nothing has been made official, but in an interview with the German media at the Geneva Motor Show, Audi boss Rupert Stadler alluded to the crossover, saying, “We can imagine a model between the Q5 and the Q7 … a coupelike, four-wheel-driven model.”

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