The all-new Audi R8 sports car was officially unveiled today at the Geneva Motor Show, including the limited-production R8 e-tron battery electric version. Audi had previously released some advance information—including the first official details—about the all-electric R8 e-tron sports car that will soon follow the gasoline version, likely as a 2017 model. The R8 e-tron information arrived earlier than expected; company officials previously suggested that new electric and plug-in hybrid versions of the R8 would appear some time after the base car’s launch. DON'T MISS: Audi...
Audi R8 e-Tron Electric Supercar Back From The Dead, With Greater Range?
The on-again--then off-again, then on-again, then off-again, then on-again--Audi R8 e-tron all-electric sports car may in fact hit showrooms next year after all. And it's all due to what Audi suggests are unspecified advances in battery technology. The Australian site Drive (via Motor Authority)...John Voelcker
Audi R8 e-Tron Not Completely Dead Yet, Suggests Official
Yes, Audi earlier this year did say that it won't be building its electric supercar, the R8 e-tron. But the plug might not have been pulled completely. According to Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, the member of the Audi AG board of management in charge of technical development, the R8 e-tron was an...Bengt Halvorson
Audi R8 e-Tron All-Electric Supercar On Hold: Report
One of the earlier all-electric concept cars from a major maker was the Audi R8 e-tron, first unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2009. Audi has consistently said it will build up to 1,000 of the battery-electric supercar and sell them--for a high price--to buyers who want a...John Voelcker
Audi R8 e-tron Sets New Production Electric Car Record At Nürburgring
“To us, electric mobility means dynamics and driving pleasure” So explained Audi AG board member for technical development, Michael Dick, after racing driver Marcus Winkelhock set a new production lap record for electric cars, at the famous Nürburgring Nordschleife in Germany...Antony Ingram
Behind The Scenes At Audi e-tron Electric Car Development Center
As we reportedly recently, the next-generation of super sports cars won’t be nitrous-snorting, quad-turbocharged, gas swilling beasts, but rather they will offer ultra-high mileage and in some cases no emissions whatsoever. Yes, they will still be stupendously fast, but almost all will come...Viknesh Vijayenthiran