Audi chose the Shanghai auto show to reveal its E-Tron Sportback concept that is coming to market in 2019. It will have nearly 500 horsepower, a range of 500 kilometers, and liquid cooled 95 kWh battery.
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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?”
The ultra-fast # 7 Toyota TS 040 racer crashed its way out of contention at LeMans 2014 when it collided with the # 3 Audi R18 e-tron Quattro in the wet.
Audi’s 2014 LeMans contender is a powerful, all-wheel drive R18 e-Tron diesel-electric hybrid- but the awesome performance of the car requires lots of data.
Audi is expanding its e-tron badge to all its models, one per year, until every vehicle in the Audi lineup can be had as a plug-in hybrid or EV.
The Audi Allroad Shooting Brake e-tron Concept is something old, something new, and something very exciting to talk about. Audi stuck a plug-in hybrid drivetrain capable of delivering nearly 480 ft-lbs of torque, along with an all-electric driving range of some 31 miles, into a gorgeous shooting brake bodystyle that we can’t help but fall in love with.
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 […]
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).
German automakers have been cautious about hybrid vehicles, including Audi, which in America offers just one hybrid vehicle, the Q5 SUV. But a new hybrid will be joining the U.S. Audi lineup next year, the Audi A3 e-tron, which was confirmed at the New York Auto Show.
The future of fuel and energy is still very much so up in the air, and German automaker Audi is throwing its hat into the ring with its carbon neutral “e-gas.” Ahead of the Geneva Motor Show, Audi has announced plans to begin selling a limited number of e-gas powered A3 Sportback g-tron models with more than 800 miles of range.
The EV world was saddened to learn late last year that Audi was considering killing off the R8 e-Tron electric supercar. But after a thorough review, the project is reportedly back on track…albeit with some key changes to the styling and drivetrain.
Audi has come to dominate the historic 24 Hours of Le Mans race, winning 10 of the last 13 Le Mans races including a narrow13-second victory over Peugeot last year. One of the keys to success has been Audi’s excellent turbodiesel engines, which combine great fuel economy (at least for a race car) with incredible […]
[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.