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Audi A3 e-tron

A3 e-tron, courtesy of Audi
A3 e-tron, courtesy of Audi
A3 e-tron, courtesy of Audi
A3 e-tron, courtesy of Audi
A3 e-tron, courtesy of Audi
A3 e-tron, courtesy of Audi
A3 e-tron, courtesy of Audi

Description

Formerly an all-electric pilot project, the 2015 A3 e-tron will now be a plug-in hybrid with an 8.8kWh battery pack and 31 mile range. The 1.4-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine and electric motor will take the plug-in hybrid to 60mph in 7.6 seconds. Audi expects the MPGe of the A3 e-tron to be over 100 and to have a total range of over 500 miles (electric and gas combined).

Specs

Vehicle Type: 
Cars & Trucks
Drivetrain: 
EV
Range: 
90 mi
Target: 
2014
Top Speed: 
145 mph
Connector Type: 
J1772
Price (USD): 
TBA

Comments

Anonymous's picture

How do I sign up? Why no launch in U.S.?

I want to know how non-employees can sign up for the testing. I do a lot of urban driving, back and forth to work, seeing clients, carpooling kids. I've been watching the EV market and this car just might finally be the one I've been waiting for. But why isn't Audi launching it in the U.S? Even in just one city would be ok at first...I'll fly there and drive it back to Potomac, Maryland.
Colby's picture

Can Audi be trusted?

I'm not sure if this is just a marketing scheme. Audi just axed their A1 and A2 e-tron programs. This employee-only program is worse than BMW's lease-only ActiveE!

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