The 10 best Audi concept cars

Audi isn’t exactly known for its extrovert nature. Sure, since the 1990s they’ve got a bit more exciting with some pretty damned fast cars, but for the most part, they’re a pretty staid company. That’s not to say that they don’t make beautiful cars – they absolutely do – but they’re usually not the sort of cars that get your heart racing.



Except when it comes to concept cars.

Audi has a long history of making stunning concept cars, cars that push the boundaries of what’s possible both in terms of design and technology. Here, we’ve compiled a list of the 10 best Audi concept cars, cars that have truly wowed us.

1. Audi e-tron quattro concept

The Audi e-tron quattro concept is an all-electric SUV that was first shown off at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. It’s a pretty stunning car, with a sleek and aerodynamic design that’s clearly been inspired by Audi’s race cars.

The concept has a range of over 310 miles and is capable of hitting 0-60mph in just 4.6 seconds. It’s a pretty incredible car, and it’s one that we hope will make it into production in the near future.

2. Audi RSQ

The Audi RSQ is a concept car that was designed for the 2004 film I, Robot. It’s a pretty wild looking car, with gullwing doors, a massive rear diffuser, and a whole host of other futuristic design elements.

Despite its outrageous looks, the RSQ is actually a pretty realistic car, and one that Audi says could be built using existing technology. We hope that’s the case, as we’d love to see this car on the road.

3. Audi avantissimo

The Audi avantissimo is a concept car that was shown off at the 2001 Frankfurt Motor Show. It’s a stunning looking car, with a sleek and stylish design that’s unlike anything else on the road.

The avantissimo is a sports car, and it’s powered by a 4.2-liter V8 engine that produces an impressive 500 horsepower. It’s a pretty incredible car, and one that we hope will one day make it into production.

4. Audi nanuk quattro concept

The Audi nanuk quattro concept is an all-wheel drive supercar that was first shown off at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. It’s an absolutely stunning car, with a carbon fiber body and a twin-turbocharged 5.0-liter V10 engine that produces an incredible 790 horsepower.

The nanuk quattro concept is a true work of art, and it’s one of the most impressive cars that Audi has ever made. We can only hope that they someday put it into production.

5. Audi rosemeyer concept

The Audi rosemeyer concept is a retro-styled sports car that was first shown off at the 2006 Detroit Auto Show. It’s a stunning looking car, with a beautiful Art Deco-inspired design that pays homage to the old Audi Type 32 race car.

The rosemeyer concept is powered by a 4.2-liter V8 engine that produces an impressive 420 horsepower. It’s a pretty incredible car, and one that we hope will someday make it into production.

6. Audi shark

The Audi shark is a concept car that was first shown off at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show. It’s a pretty wild looking car, with a massive rear diffuser and a whole host of other aggressive design elements.

The shark is powered by a 4.2-liter V8 engine that produces an impressive 500 horsepower. It’s a pretty incredible car, and one that we hope will someday make it into production.

7. Audi RSQ3

The Audi RSQ3 is a concept car that was shown off at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. It’s a compact SUV that’s been designed with performance in mind, and it’s powered by a 2.5-liter turbocharged engine that produces an impressive 340 horsepower.

The RSQ3 is a pretty incredible car, and one that we hope will someday make it into production.

8. Audi metroproject quattro

The Audi metroproject quattro is a concept car that was first shown off at the 2007 Tokyo Motor Show. It’s a pretty stunning car, with a sleek and futuristic design that’s unlike anything else on the road.

The metroproject quattro is powered by a 1.4-liter turbocharged engine that produces an impressive 140 horsepower. It’s a pretty incredible car, and one that we hope will someday make it into production.

9. Audi PB 18 e-tron

The Audi PB 18 e-tron is a concept car that was first shown off at the 2018 Pebble Beach Concours

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