And now, 250 prototypes will set out for a combined 3.1 million miles of testing.

It’s no secret that Audi is working hard on an all-electric SUV, and now the Geneva Motor Show is our chance to see it – or at least prototypes wearing funky digital-camo graphics. These Audi E-Tron prototypes are, nonetheless, our best look yet at Audi’s future EV.

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Audi E-Tron

Audi E-Tron

While the basic shape is similar to what we’ve seen in spy photos already, both on public roads and even at the Nürburgring. It’s a stylish crossover, with Audi’s familiar polygonal grille shape, squinty headlights, and full-width LED taillight strips all in view. Specifically, the orange-and-black trim around the lower part of these prototypes highlights where the battery pack resides, with the color hinting at the colors used to highlight high-voltage cabling.

We’re still waiting on solid numbers in terms of range or battery performance for the Audi E-Tron, but the automaker does say that the crossover can recharge at a high-speed charger in just 30 minutes, and that it will have all-wheel drive – as is expected of anything with the four-ring logo. The company also says that the “comfortable, spacious interior” will make it ideal “for everyday use,” which would seem like a given for any Audi model.

Audi E-Tron

Audi E-Tron

Reports suggest a driving range of 500 kilometers/311 miles, with two electric motors – one at the front, one at the back – to provide AWD. So far, Audi has said only that the driving range will be, “suitable for longer journeys.”

Audi now plans to send 250 prototypes on a round-the-world testing regimen that will cover 3.1 million miles on four continents, in temperature extremes from -4 degrees to 122 degrees Fahrenheit. That’s exactly the sort of test regime one would expect for any new vehicle, of course.

Audi E-Tron

Audi E-Tron

Although the car shown in Geneva is only a prototype, Audi plans to put the E-Tron on sale in Europe by the end of this year. And by 2020, it will be joined by a production version of the rakish E-Tron Sportback concept, as well as “a model in the compact segment.” The E-Tron electric cars will be built at an Audi plant in Brussels, Belgium.

When the Audi E-Tron hits the market, it will compete with the Tesla Model X, as well as the newly announced Jaguar I-Pace electric crossover. Jag’s EV, for its part, will start at $70,495 in the U.S. and is expected to offer a 240-mile driving range.

Audi E-Tron

Audi E-Tron

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Audi E-Tron

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