Audi is set to unveil the Skysphere Concept tomorrow, but the German marque has decided to fuel the excitement with revealing teasers. While the previous teaser revealed the general shape of the concept as well as its front and rear fairings, the latest preview shows other specific details, including part of the concept’s wheel design.
And just like last month’s teaser video, Audi shows off the concept’s fascias again, but from different angles that expose its intricate design. These include meticulously styled lighting fixtures, front and rear, as well as the red Audi logo presumably visible on the rear.
Audi Chief Design Officer Marc Lichte and Audi Senior Vice President Henrik Wenders spoke at length about the inspiration behind the Skysphere concept. They said it takes inspiration from the Horch 853A, especially the long nose and smoothly sculpted tail.
Of course, that long nose will be practically empty since the Skysphere is expected to be an electric vehicle. However, Audi wants the Skysphere to be a compelling driver’s car capable of driving independently.
At this point, let’s all remember that the Skysphere is still a concept vehicle, which means that its production counterpart may or may not take shape. In fact, it is part of a three-pronged concept, alongside the Great Sphere and the Urban Sphere. These three would be Audi’s attempt to “reinvent mobility as we know it today”.
The Grand Sphere has already been presented as a swoopy electric GT and will be unveiled in September at the IAA Munich show. In contrast, the Urban Sphere will arrive in 2022, with teasers hinting at an SUV.
Audi will unveil the Skysphere on August 10, 2021 at the Four Rings Design Center in Malibu, California. We’ll be covering its debut, as always, so be sure to keep us in your tabs.