Audi’s Sport Quattro Concept will hit the stage at the Frankfurt Motor Show in less than a week, but apparently Audi couldn't wait that long to reveal its plug-in hybrid concept.

So, here it is.

It's a looker, that's for sure, but will Audi green light it?  We doubt it.

Here's what we'll be missing out on since it's unlikely this plug-in will ever enter production:

  • Twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V-8 pairs with an electric motor to crank out a total of 700 horsepower
  • V-8 engine produces 560 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque
  • Electric motor puts out 150 horsepower and 295 lb-ft.
  • ZF-supplied eight-speed automatic
  • Top speed over 190 mph
  •  0 to 62 mph in 3.7 seconds.
  • Electric-only range of up to 31 miles
  • Curb weight of 4,079 pounds
We only wish that Audi would focus on production plug-ins, rather than continuously wheeling out concepts that never see the light of day.  Audi...can you hear us?

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