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Feast your eyeballs on the beautiful details in Audi’s ultra-luxurious concept EV

Yep, the Grandsphere's unveiled

Feast your eyeballs on the beautiful details in Audi’s ultra-luxurious concept EV
Ioanna Lykiardopoulou
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Ioanna Lykiardopoulou

Ioanna is a writer at SHIFT. She likes the transition from old to modern, and she's all about shifting perspectives. Ioanna is a writer at SHIFT. She likes the transition from old to modern, and she's all about shifting perspectives.

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In August, Audi unveiled its Skysphere concept EV that took our breath away, and now get ready to feast your eyes upon the second model of the concept car series, the Grandsphere. Because, BOY, it’s absolutely stunning.

Just take a look at this video:

The Gransphere is described by Audi as “the private jet for the road,” and is a 5.35 meter long electric sedan. 

Audi Grandsphere
Credit: Audi
It’s designed from the inside out in order to maximize cabin space and comfort.
Audi Grandsphere
Credit: Audi
The car’s exterior was created to encapsulate all the characteristics of a four-door GT, instead of looking like a traditional sedan.
Credit: Audi
The Grandshpere also features Audi’s new light signature. Both head and rear lights reference the four rings brand logo by enlarging and isolating the intersection of two rings into a pupil.
Audi Grandsphere
Credit: Audi
The interior’s adjustable based on the preferred driving mode.
Audi Grandsphere
Credit: Audi
When in Level 4 automated driving mode, the interior turns into a spacious lounge, without a steering wheel, pedals, or displays.
Audi Grandsphere
Credit: Audi
Of course, manual driving with a steering wheel is also possible.
Audi Grandshere
Credit: Audi
Notably, the digital menu and command displays take the form of projections on the wooden surfaces under the windshield.
Audi Grandsphere
Credit: Audi
Depending on the driving mode, the digital commands can be accessed with eye tracking, gesture or voice control, handwritten input, or touch.
Audi Grandsphere
Credit: Audi
Especially during automated driving mode, projection surfaces can also be used as CinemaScope screens for infotainment content. And here’s another plus: the infotainment system accesses the passengers’ most recently used services and resumes them inside the car — a video streaming on a tablet, for instance.
Audi Grandsphere
Credit: Audi
The Grandsphere features two electric motors with a total 530kWh output, and has a range of 750km on a single charge.

Well, there you have it.

What the Grasphere shows, as much as the Skysphere, is that future (luxury) vehicles will no longer be just about driving, but about experience.

The third and last concept car of Audi’s series, the Urbansphere, will be revealed in 2022, and I definitely can’t wait.

In the meantime, below you can find the Grandsphere’s unveil video:


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