We've seen our fair share of automotive oddities over the years so it's shouldn't be too surprising to learn that Audi is offering a portable espresso machine.

We've seen our fair share of automotive oddities over the years so it's shouldn't be too surprising to learn that Audi is offering a portable espresso machine.

Designed to make you a mobile barista, the machine plugs into your car's 12-volt outlet and creates a hot cup of espresso in approximately two minutes.  There's no word on how it tastes but Audi says the process is relatively simple as users unscrew a cap, pour in a little water and install an espresso pad.  They then wait a couple of minutes and then press a button to release the hot espresso.

The machine costs €199 ($210) and comes with an Audi-branded carrying case, two unbreakable espresso cups, 18 espresso pods and a cleaning cloth.

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