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Audi R8 e-tron sets record 8:09 time around Nurburgring
The record setting run was achieved with racing driver Markus Wankelhock at the wheel on Jun 26th 2012 and further enhances the performance capabilities of Audi's electric halo car.
Jun 29 2012
Audi R8 e-tron spied in the wild [video]
The R8 model caught here has e-tron plastered all over it making identification very easy and it is also missing its tailpipes and the air intake manifolds are covered from the inside.
Apr 25 2012
Audi developing fake engine noises for e-tron models [video]
The Audi R8 e-tron is scheduled to be launched later this year and the company has announced the car will feature "synthetic" engine noises.
Apr 06 2012
Audi R8 e-tron interior spied
A couple of pictures have surfaced online which purportedly show the production Audi R8 e-tron interior. See them inside
Jan 04 2012
Audi to invest 13 billion euros by 2016, confirms A3 and R8 e-tron for 2012
Audi is positioning itself for further growth by investing €13 billion between 2012 and 2016. Product development remains focused on lightweight construction and electric/hybrid drive mobility.
Dec 27 2011
Audi R8 e-Tron production - a behind-the-scenes look [video]
With a market launch scheduled for late next year, Audi has given us a behind-the-scenes look at R8 e-tron production.
May 12 2011
Audi plans major diesel offensive in U.S. - first e-tron coming in 2013
Audi has announced plans to expand their diesel lineup in the United States as well as launch an e-tron model in early 2013.
Mar 09 2011
Audi makes biggest investment ever and adds 1,200 new jobs starting in 2011
Audi to invest a total of €11.6 billion over the next four years in developing electric and hybrid technologies.
Dec 27 2010
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Audi R8 e-tron market launch in 2012 [video]
Set to battle the Mercedes SLS AMG E-cell, the R8 e-tron features four electronic motors which produce 230 kW (308 hp / 313 PS) and 4,500 Nm (3,319 lb-ft) of torque. This enables the electronic supercar to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in just 4.8 seconds.
Nov 10 2010
Audi working on electric car 'sound'
Audi looking to develop a sound specific for its electric cars. EVs don't emit much sound up to 25 km/h (15.5 mph) which can be dangerous for pedestrians.
Nov 03 2010
Audi e-tron Spyder: The making of
Audi has released details about the process of building the e-Tron Spyder concept.
Oct 25 2010
Audi looking to add new sport model - maybe based on e-Tron Spyder concept
Head of technical development at Audi tells German car magazine there's room for another sport model - hints that Audi may take the e-Tron Spyder concept to production.
Oct 06 2010
Audi e-Tron Spyder Concept revealed [video]
Spyder variant is longer and wider than previous e-Tron Coupe concept and comes as a hybrid instead of an all-electric supercar with a twin-turbo V6 TDI diesel engine and two electric motors combining forces for a total of 387 PS (285 kW).
Sep 30 2010
Toyota exploring all-electric supercar, following SLS E-Cell and Audi E-Tron debuts
Electric Toyota supercar will come with around 500 hp and a 0 to 60 mph (96 km/h) sprint time of around 4 seconds. It is set to debut in 2015, according to a source at Toyota.
Jul 19 2010
Audi R8 e-tron wins Silvretta E-Auto Rally
R8 e-tron won rally with a margin of just over half a second, racing against 23 other electric vehicles.
Jul 13 2010
Audi R8 e-tron enters Silvretta E-Auto Rally Montafon 2010
All-electric e-tron features four electric motors for a total of 230 kW (313 hp) and 4,500 Nm (3,319 lb-ft) of torque.
Jul 09 2010
Audi runs R8 e-Tron prototype at 24 Hours of Le Mans
Audi showcased a moving e-tron prototype at the 24 Hours of Le Mans this past weekend. Frank Biela was behind the wheel.
Jun 14 2010
Audi R8 e-Tron production version begins testing
Like the critically-acclaimed concept, the production e-Tron will feature four electric motors that produce 78 hp (58 kW / 79 PS) and 830 lb-ft (1124 Nm) of torque each.
Jun 09 2010
Audi R8 Lineup to Grow with Entry Level and Sportier LMS Inspired Models
The Audi R8 family is getting even more additions starting this year, so says an insider who spoke to Caranddriver.
Mar 11 2010
Speculations: Production Audi e-tron to be Named R4
New renderings of the Audi R4, formerly the eTron concept, have surfaced. Details inside.
Oct 15 2009
Audi e-tron gets the Green Light
Audi will introduce a production e-tron in the US within the next 2 to 3 years. Audi US boss Johan de Nysschen says he expects to see the all-electric supercar testing within 2 years.
Oct 05 2009
LEAKED: Audi R8 e-Tron Concept Revealed
We have lots of picture confirmation of Audi's e-Tron concept, the rumoured R8-based electric/ hybrid supercar concept scheduled to appear at Frankfurt.
Sep 10 2009
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