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Report: Audi will release 17 new models this year

Expected to invest over $30 billion in new products and technology and manufacturing campuses in Brazil and Mexico over the next five years, Audi generates the largest earnings of the Volkswagen Group brands and is set to continue offsetting the significant costs of VW’s bid to unseat Toyota as the world’s largest automaker. Though cars […]

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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 provides behind-the-scene look at R8 e-tron electric supercar

At the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show, Audi unveiled the R8 e-tron Concept. The Audi R8 e-tron received a lot of attention with stellar technical specs that include 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 […]

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Audi R8 e-tron wins Silvretta E-Auto Rally Montafon 2010

This past weekend the Audi R8 e-tron took part in the first ever Silvretta E-Auto Rally Montafon 2010 and won. “We are delighted at the Audi e-tron”s victory in the first E-Auto Rally,” declared Michael Dick, member of the Board of Management of AUDI AG with responsibility for Technical Development. “On the Silvretta E-Auto Rally”s […]

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2009 Frankfurt: Audi e-tron Concept is not for idiots… or is it?

– Key Competitors: Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG eDrive, BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Concept. – Power: Four electric motors – two each at the front and rear axles – producing 313-hp/ 3,319 lb-ft of torque. – Performance: – 0 to 62 mph comes in 4.8 seconds; 37 mph to 75 mph in 4.1 seconds. Top speed comes in […]

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Leaked: Audi R8 eTron Concept is too ElectricallyUntamed to keep under the covers

Yes, tomorrow is the day when the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show kicks off and some publications just can’t wait to leak some more debuts ahead of their scheduled launch tomorrow. This morning we see the much anticipated electric Audi R8 electric make its way onto the web. Known as the Audi R8 eTron Concept, the […]

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