Audi Skysphere Concept

side profile of Audi skysphere concept
The vehicle shown is a concept vehicle that is not available as a production vehicle.

Redefining premium mobility.

The Audi skysphere concept¹ is the first in a family of Audi concept cars. The cars were developed with one goal: to envision an automotive future where the car becomes an interactive space and experience device. The electric two-door roadster combines the vision of automated² driving, a revolutionary new interior design, and a fully integrated digital ecosystem.

side profile of Audi concept accelerating
The Audi skysphere concept1, here in the 5.19-meter-long "Grand Touring" mode, is an electric roadster in the executive class that is redefining the progressive luxury experience.
interior shot of Audi concept
In "Grand Touring" automated driving mode2 the steering wheel and pedals disappear and all occupants enjoy the kind of legroom and freedom of movement familiar from first-class air travel.
side profile of Audi concept
The doors are rear-hinged. This makes it possible to shift the body and frame components in the front end of the vehicle by 25 centimeters. In active "Sports" mode the Audi skysphere concept1 is an agile sports car measuring 4.94 meters in length.
rear shot of Audi concept accelerating
The rear, which has been optimized in a wind tunnel, combines the classic streamlined elements of a roadster with large glass sections.
rear shot of Audi concept accelerating
Like at the front, the rear design also features a digitally controlled LED panel across the entire width of the vehicle. Among other things, the light effects indicate the mode in which the concept vehicle is driving.
close up shot of centre console
The operating elements in the monitor panel on the centre console are only needed in "Sports" mode. They are elegantly retracted into the layout in "Grand Touring" mode.
interior shot of driver side
In "Sports" mode the steering wheel and pedals take up a customized position within the cockpit. The operating elements in the dash panel and the monitor on the center console also reappear.
close of shot of Sports mode setup
Large touch-screen monitors on the cowl of cockpit and in the upper section of the center console are used to operate the vehicle systems and infotainment.

From idea to concept car: how the Audi skysphere concept¹ came about

The development process of the Audi skysphere concept¹ combined digital design with traditional craftsmanship. The documentation shows how 3D technology was used to drive forward the design process, which spanned thousands of miles between the Audi Design Loft in Malibu and the team in Ingolstadt, Germany and gives insights into the innovative interior design and engineering of a concept car that is simultaneously sports car and sedan.

side profile of Audi concept rear

ICYMI: Re-live the world premiere.

Celebration of Progress – the world premiere of the Audi skysphere concept.

rolling shot of Audi concept rear

Eyes on the future.

The Audi skysphere concept¹ is just the first in a series of concept cars and ideas with which Audi wants to redefine the future of mobility. Stay tuned for the next reveal!

¹ The vehicle shown is a concept vehicle that is not available as a production vehicle.
² The vehicle shown is a concept vehicle that is not available as a production vehicle. The automated driving functions shown are technologies currently under development, are not available for production vehicles, and only work within system limits. All possible uses of the technical systems and functions shown represent only a possible concept and are dependent on the respective legal regulations in the relevant country.