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Audi e-tron: Electric R8 wirelessly

Audi boosted its credentials at the Frankfurt Motor this week by unveiling an version of its iconic R8 supercar. the e-tron, this futuristic looks set to give its petrol-powered a run for its money, and bring real to the world of electric cars .

most electric cars to be plugged into the mains, bad boy can be topped up over the air. right, folks, Audi is a secret inductive charging that hurls electricity the air and safely into the e-tron’s (53kWh peak) lithium-ion pack. Finally, an electric that doesn’t discriminate poor garageless people who in high-rise tower blocks!

Like the standard R8, the e-tron is a Quattro, inheriting four-wheel courtesy of four individual motors — two at the front, and two at the Combined, they produce a healthy 230kW (313bhp), but the torque figure that has our lolling in the breeze. According to the combined number is a whopping (3,319lb-ft) — about times as much as you get with a 458 Italia .

The e-tron’s 0-60mph time of 4.8 isn’t as impressive as the Italia’s, or the 4.1-second sprint time of the R8, but with so much torque the e-tron’s accelerative force diminish significantly as the vehicle’s increases. By way of proof, Audi the e-tron will go from 60 to (37-75mph) in 4.1 seconds.

Audi A1 e-tron

Audi is dreaming up a number of technological advances that feature in the e-tron. The most of these is a ‘car-to-x communication’ which allows the vehicle to to compatible fixed infrastructure as traffic lights as well as vehicles. It’s all rather pie in the sky now, but the theory states e-tron will be able to out warnings to other drivers if spun out on a blind bend, or navigate its way to an empty space in a car park.

Obviously, the e-tron is just a car, but we’re crossing our toes and other appendages hit the streets sometime in the near After all, the Tesla was just a dream a few short ago, and if anyone can make the happen, it’s the Damen und at Audi.

We’ll have more on car as it breaks, but in the meantime, check out the in our gallery for additional information and pics.

Audi A1 e-tron
Audi A1 e-tron
Audi A1 e-tron
Audi A1 e-tron
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