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Unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show, s Urban concept electric car wireless charging is the answer to the “How much car is necessary to driving pleasure and urban in an entirely new way?”

Audi the 1,058-pound (480-kg) vehicle is not on any previous automotive category or concept and “combines elements of a car, a fun car and an urban car into one new concept.”

It uses two 20-horsepower e-tron electric motors between the rear single-ratio-driven delivering about 35 pound-feet (47 Nm) of

The 7.1 kWh li-ion battery is transversely behind the seats and weighs pounds (90 kg).

Performance is said to be 0-62 mph kph) in 16.9 seconds. It to 37 mph (60 kph) in 6.9 seconds. Its European cycle range is 45 miles (73

Recharge time from European house current is an hour, and this time can be cut to 20 minutes when 400-volt, current is applied.

What s the concept uses Audi Charging (AWC), a form of induction charging.

The infrastructure includes a coil and an inverter converter) placed on the Audi s location – at home for now, and is working on solutions for parking and more. A 3.6-kw primary set into the plate generates a alternating field activated the vehicle parks in place.

How does it work?

The alternating field of the infrastructure side an alternating current across the air gap in the coil, which is integrated the vehicle. This current is and fed into the vehicle’s electrical where it charges the battery or consumers such as the heater. The field is only generated if the is standing over the plate and poses no danger to people or

The car’s shell material is reinforced polymer (CFRP), and the shell is a mix of aluminum and CFRP

Suspension is wishbone-type made CFRP and aluminum to position the free-standing wheels. Tire are unique also at 125/60 in and 145/50 in the rear.

Atop the are innovative LED strips used as conspicuous turn signal/marker

“The highly concentrated of the technical study, with its lines, is dynamic and emotional – it Audi’s design language a new impetus,” Audi says.

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The mounts the struts like racecars in a nearly horizontal connected by pushrods. Four do the stopping duties.

Getting in and out of it is just about as

The vehicle s cabin offers offset seating for two with a that slides back for

Audi says without flexibility required, driver and step into the door-less much like you would a To make it even more fun to the sliding roof on the coupe can open in good weather.

in the car is said to be somewhat like in an airplane cockpit. The driver can adjust the positions of the aluminum and steering column with components being telescoping for a driving position.

Although and passenger sit next to one another, the seat is offset to the rear by inches (30 cm) to provide shoulder and room. To save weight, the are fixed, integral components of the and covered with foam to the customer s measurements. The seat run through cutouts in the seat

The turning circle is less 29.5 feet (nine for maneuvering in tight city No power assist is required for the steering.

Audi says has been as studiously thought out as the of the car, with crumple in front and rear as well as two to create a high degree of safety.

Included is an electronic assist to aid the in avoiding accidents with

AUDI A8 Electric Cars
AUDI A8 Electric Cars
AUDI A8 Electric Cars
AUDI A8 Electric Cars
AUDI A8 Electric Cars

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