Does a 5.0-liter V-10 turbo diesel, turning wheels the size of an average meteor, packing 544 hp and 738 lb.-ft. of torque, powering to 62 mph in 3.8 seconds and vowing off-road prowess as well as on seem completely preposterous? The Audi Nanuk Quattro concept is indeed that. By all known measures, it comes off insane.
Except that Audi's parent company, Volkswagen, released the Italdesign Giugiaro Parcour, based on a 550-hp Lamborghini, at the Geneva auto show last March. It too sports Swiss Army knife-like adaptability, and packs spookily similar performance specs from its V-10 motor. So why are we seeing this concept again in the form of an Audi?Read More »from Audi Nanuk Quattro concept, the 544-hp off-road monster with familiar chops