Audi will present a compact SUV concept at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, which previews a series production vehicle due in late 2020/early 2021. Called the Q4 e-tron, the model is smaller than the e-tron SUV, and is said to occupy the space between the Q3 and Q5.

The ‘e-tron’ tag directly points at an electric powertrain, although Audi isn’t providing much in the way of details for now. There’s also no mention on the platform the vehicle will be based on, be it the MQB or MEB.

These sketches provide an exaggerated look at the concept, which will feature a large eight-sided grille that is flanked by slim headlamps and large corner inlets, with an illuminated e-tron badge occupying the lower apron.

Prominent arches accompany the sculpted sides over the wheels, while the shark-fin look of the C-pillar and low-slung roofline project a sporty image. Unlike most concepts, the Q4 e-tron appears to carry conventional side mirrors rather than cameras.

The interior appears to be an evolutionary take on modern Audi cabins, and places a greater focus on the driver. Cues like the tunnel-like instrument binnacle, as well as the angled air vents and central display support this notion.

Audi has previously stated that production of the Q4 will kick off in 2019 at Audi Hungaria in Gyor, but it hasn’t provided information on the combustion engines that will be made available.

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