The Audi A3 e-Tron series, is Audi e-Tron electric and hybrid concept cars family shown by Audi 2009 onwards. In 2012 Audi introduced a plug-in hybrid Audi e-Tron A3 Sportback version, released to retail customers in Europe in August 2014.
Audi A3 e-Tron Performance
As the vehicle is still in concept phase, most of the specifications are still uncertain. The Audi A3 e-Tron will be electric four motors, one for each wheel. Together, these engines produce 3320 lbs-ft (4500 Nm) of torque. The maximum speed for the Audi A3 e-Tron is limited to 200 kph (124 mph), and you will be able to travel 150 miles (240 km) on a full charge. In concept form, the Audi A3 e-Tron concept and equipped with technology: technology that communicates with other vehicles, road signs, etc.
Audi A3 e-Tron Electric Concept
The Audi A3 e-Tron is a fully electric car like the Audi A3 model to produce. The Audi A3 e-Tron is powered by an electric motor under the hood it sends power to rear wheel drive and the battery mounted in the middle of the front wheels. The 26.5 kWh lithium-ion battery provides a list of about 92 miles (148 km), but between 70-75 miles (113 121 km) in real driving situations. The maximum speed is limited to 89 mph (143 km/h).
Audi deployed a fleet of 17 all-electric A3 mid-2012 as part of the testing program in the US It takes place amid the test Audi engineers and employees of the company, and the company has no plans to test vehicles and customers.
Audi A3 e-Tron Plug-in Hybrid
In June 2012 automotive production confirmed plans for a plug-in hybrid version of the Audi A3 e-Tron. The plug-in hybrid concept car unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show 2013. The basic system hardware propulsion Audi A3 e-Tron is shared by Volkswagen Golf GTE plug-in hybrid, but the software controls each vehicle is different. In May 2013 Audi produces its decision to produce a hybrid version of the plug-in, the Audi A3 e-Tron Sportback.
The Audi A3 e-Tron Sportback 8.8 kWh battery has introduced electric range of 50 km (31 miles) from NEDC cycle, and a total of 940 km (580 miles). The plug-in hybrid can reach a top speed of 220 km / h (140 mph) and can reach 100 km / h (62 mph) in 7.6 seconds. According to Audi, Audi A3 e-Tron has an average fuel efficiency equivalent of 188 mpg and CO2 emissions of 35 g/km.
The first 227 units were registered in Germany in August 2014. According Jatoi Dynamics, a total of 415 units have been recorded worldwide until September 2014, which, 250 were registered in Germany. In September 2013, at the Frankfurt Motor Show, Audi announced pricing for the Audi A3 Sportback e-Tron in Germany start at 37,000 euros ($44,966.4 USD). The car is also scheduled to arrive in Australia in early 2015. On August 1, 2014, Audi announced the Audi A3 e-Tron is on sale in Europe in the 410 dealerships companies and start € 37,900 ($46060.18 USD).