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

Audi e-tron Spyder Concept

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 Auto Show.

Click here for our original post on the Audi e-tron Spyder.

While Audi still hasn’t officially confirmed the production of the R4 or even the compact e-tron models, the company today released a beautiful video of the e-tron Spyder driving through Malibu, California.

Check out the video after the jump.

Refresher: The Audi e-tron Spyder is powered by two electric motors at the front axel with a total output of 88-hp and peak torque of 260 lb-ft. They are mated to a 3.0 TDI twin-turbo V6 diesel engine that produces 300-hp and an additional 479 lb-ft of torque. Weighing in at 3,197 lbs and mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission, the Audi e-tron Spyder can sprint from 0-62 mph in 4.4 seconds with a top speed of 155 mph.

– By: Omar Rana