Tag Archives: Audi e-tron

Report: Audi Q7 e-tron due for launch within next year

CarAdvice reports that Audi is almost ready to reveal a Q7 e-tron, after speaking with Audi’s technology and communications manager, Oliver Strohbach. The new model is expected to launch either later this year or early next year, riding on Audi’s latest MLB Evo architecture, the same chassis expected to provide a backbone for the next-gen […]

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Report: Audi A8 e-tron in the works with diesel-electric V6

AutoExpress of the UK recently learned that Audi is working on a new e-tron version of the current A8, after speaking with chief technical officer, Ulrich Hackenberg. According to the finding, the new e-tron-ified A8 could sport a diesel-electric hybrid setup with a V6. This is unlike the next e-tron model to hit production, the […]

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Report: Audi developing suspension that generates power

According to the late Sir Isaac Newton, energy is neither created nor destroyed by his law of the conservation of energy. That said, energy is just converted into various forms and Audi is seriously taking this to heart. According to a new report from Britain’s¬†AutoExpress, Audi is attempting to develop a suspension system that converts […]

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Report: Audi to offer a lineup of high-performance EVs

Word via¬†Reuters is that Audi is going to be launching an entire new lineup dedicated to high-performance electric vehicles, which is expected to launch next year. The car expected to launch the new line is the highly-anticipated R8 e-tron sporting a range that’s estimated to hover around the 279 mile or 450 km mark. “Internal […]

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Audi R8 e-tron

Report: Audi R8 e-tron project halted, could be killed altogether

Audi’s R8 e-tron project has been in the works since the concept made its debut at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show. Since then, Audi has come a long way with the R8 e-tron returning an impressive Nurburgring lap time of 8:09 earlier this summer. Well, it seems like things have taken a difference course. According […]

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Audi R8 e-tron digital rear view mirror

Audi R8 e-tron to get digital rear-view-mirror

Audi confirmed today that its digital rear-view-mirror is going from the Audi R18 race car to the production road-legal Audi R8 e-tron at the end of this year. “A control unit produces a consistent high-contrast, brilliant image. During the hours of darkness the intelligent control system prevents dazzle from the headlights of other vehicles,” Audi […]

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Audi R8 e-tron’s Nurburgring lap

Video: Audi R8 e-tron’s Nurburgring lap

In June, Audi released pictures of its R8 E-tron lapping the Nurburgring in 8 minutes and 9 seconds. The company has now dropped a video showing race driver Markus Winkelhock take the electric supercar around the track. The Audi R8 e-tron is fully electric and its motors pump out 308-hp with a maximum torque of […]

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Audi R8 e-tron Nurburgring Lap With Driver

Audi R8 e-tron laps Nurburgring in a record 8:09

The Audi R8 e-tron has set the world record for the fastest lap time around the Nurburgring for a production electric-vehicles. The R8 e-tron lapped the famous German track in 8:09.099 while being driven by Racing driver Markus Winkelhock “The R8 e-tron has given a magnificent demonstration of its potential on the toughest race track […]

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Audi A6 L e-tron Concept

2012 Beijing: Audi A6 L e-tron Concept can go 50 miles without using gas

At the 2012 Beijing Motor Show, Audi is showing its first luxury-class e-tron concept car based on the new Audi A6 L. Known as the Audi A6 L e-tron Concept, the study is a plug-in hybrid that has a pure electric driving range of 50 miles. Audi says the study was specifically designed to fulfill […]

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Audi e-tron fake sound

Audi developing fake engine noise for e-tron electric models

One of the largest issues with electric-cars is the lack of ‘engine’ noise they make, which poses a threat to pedestrians on the road that don’t look both ways before crossing the road or that have vision-impairment. Audi, not being the first to tackle the issue in this way, is working on developing ‘synthetic’ engine […]

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