Friday 19 October 2018

Audi e-tron ready for road

Audi e-tron
Audi e-tron

AUDI's first all-electric vehicle, the e-tron, is due here early next year.

The SUV was unveiled in San Francisco as production began in Belgium.

Powered by two electric motors, it heralds a new generation of all-wheel quattro drive.

Maximum power (in 'boost' mode) will be 402bhp, and the vehicle can hit 100kmh in under six seconds.

Under normal driving conditions, the combined power of the two motors is 350bhp. Audi is claiming a range of 400km, with regenerative braking and deceleration playing key roles in extending the distance between charges. No mention of prices. The e-tron is the first of 12 electric Audis due by 2025.

Irish Independent

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