Audi has announced plans to introduce the Sport quattro laserlight concept at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Audi has announced plans to introduce the Sport quattro laserlight concept at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Looking instantly recognizable, the car is an updated version of the Sport quattro concept that debuted at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show.

As the name implies, the car has matrix LED headlights with laser light technology. According to Audi, "two low-profile trapezoidal elements are visible within the headlights – the outer one generates the low beam light using matrix LEDs and an aperture mask, while the inner element produces laser light for high-beamfunctionality." Audi goes on to say the laser high-beam lights have three times the luminosity of LED high-beam lights and will illuminate the road for approximately 500 meters (1,640 ft).

The model also has Plasma Red exterior and a three-dimensional display that is powered by a cutting-edge Tegra 30 processor from Nvidia.

Like the original concept, the Sport quattro laserlight concept has a plug-in hybrid powertrain that consists of a twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8 engine and a disc-shaped electric motor. This setup enables the car to produce a combined maximum output of 700 HP (515 kW) and 800 Nm (590 lb-ft) of torque. The powertrain allows the car to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 3.7 seconds and hit a top speed of 305 km/h (189 mph). More importantly, the car averages 2.5 L/100km (94.1 US mpg / 113 mpg UK) and can travel up to 50 km (31 miles) on electricity alone.

Check out the press release for additional information

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