Audi e-Tron concept breaks cover for Frankfurt

Audi e-Tron concept

Audi e-Tron concept

Audi e-Tron concept

Audi e-Tron concept

Audi e-Tron concept

Audi e-Tron concept

One of the highlights of Audi’s Frankfurt auto show display is the e-Tron, an electronic high-performance sports car.

The car looks like Audi’s mighty R8, while the packaging allows for the specific realities of an electric vehicle.

Audi e-Tron concept

Why is Audi doing an electric car when fewer than 1,500 electric vehicles are currently registered in Germany, corresponding to only 0.035 percent of all registered vehicles?

Audi e-Tron concept

Because it says its sees numerous advantages: Electric cars reduce the dependence of transportation and the economy on oil. They produce no direct exhaust emissions and thus ease the local burden on the environment. Audi says electric drive systems also are more efficient than combustion engines, making them easier on the wallet. Audi says other strengths include sportiness and the fun they bring to driving with all of the torque available the moment you punch the throttle.

Audi e-Tron concept


Audi e-Tron concept