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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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Audi e-tron plug-in hybrid coming to A3, A4 and Q7, technology coming to all models by 2020

A couple of days ago, Audi announced that it is launched a new pilot program with the new A3 e-tron plug-in hybrid to test the car’s technology of in real-world applications. It seems like Audi already has huge plans for offering plug-in hybrids in the near future. Speaking at the Audi Annual Press Conference, CEO […]

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Video: Audi e-tron Spyder Concept driving in Malibu, California

Whether or not that Audi R4 will enter production, we’ve seen the brand’s Spyder concept give us hope at almost ever major auto show for the past year and a half. The latest iteration of the concept, which have carried e-tron badges, was the Audi e-tron Spyder, which made its debut at the 2011 Detroit […]

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2011 Frankfurt: Near-production Audi R8 e-tron comes to Frankfurt

At the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show, Audi unveiled a near-production Audi R8 e-tron. The Audi e-tron concept is powered by four electric motors – two each at the front and rear axles – producing 313-hp and a maximum torque of 3,319 lb-ft of torque (501.5 lb-ft in real world terms). 0 to 62 mph comes […]

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Audi R4 officially given the green light for production… again

The Audi R4, a much-rumored model that has been reported to be on-and-off many times, is back on. Recent reports from European media have suggested that the Audi R4 had been placed on hold over concerns that it may jeopardize Audi TT sales; however, a new two-seater platform sharing project between Volkswagen and Porsche has […]

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