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e-Tron SUV Will Represent “First Real Premium Manufacturer Doing A Premium Electric SUV,” Claims Audi Exec

While discussing the release next year of the company’s all-electric e-Tron SUV, a top Audi exec (Dietmar Voggenreiter, sales and marketing boss) commented that the model will represent “the first real premium manufacturer doing a premium electric SUV.” I guess that the Tesla Model X doesn’t count? Or is just that Tesla isn’t a “real premium manufacturer?”

February 28th

Audi E-Tron Crossover Concept To Debut in Detroit

Consumers are enthralled by so-called crossover vehicles, which are car platforms stretched out into mini-SUVs. Recognizing that fuel-efficient luxury crossovers have the makings of a huge hit, an Audi E-Tron crossover concept will bow at the 2014 North American International Auto Show. The two-door crossover concept is high-slung and wears sweeping lines, and speculation is […]

December 9th

Video of R18 e-tron Testing At Monza

At the 24 Hours of LeMans races, there are various different types of prototype vehicles, including diesel and hybrid-electric ones. The Le Mans-winning Audi R18 e-tron Quattro is shown here during testing at the Monza race track, reaching speeds of up to 210 mph! It exhibits a highly unique sound resembling that of a jet engine and uses a KERS hybrid system to beat out the competition. It is also loud (for those which enjoy that).

May 8th

Audi E-Tron Electric Supercar is a Go

[social_buttons] The Audi E-Tron electric sports car is a go, according to Audi of America President Johan de Nysschen. The super-futuristic electric car that debuted at the Frankfurt Auto Show was such a hit that de Nysschen thinks there will be working examples on the road within two years.

October 8th