Jump to content


SEARCH

0

Audi A3 e-tron debuts at Geneva show

By SYF77 on 07 Mar 2013

Attached Image

Audi has released the A3 e-tron in the Avant body style at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. An 8.8-kWh lithium-ion battery sits under the floor beneath the rear seat, complete with a liquid cooling system.

Attached Image


The plug-in hybrid is driven by a parallel hybrid drivetrain consisting of a turbocharged 150bhp 1.4-litre four-cylinder engine and a small electric motor integrated into the car's six-speed dual-clutch transmission. The electric motor generates 102bhp.

Attached Image

The A3 e-tron goes to 100km/h in 7.6 seconds and is able to achieve a top speed of 222km/h. In a plug-in hybrid, the focus is on fuel efficiency.

Attached Image

According to Audi, the vehicle uses petrol at a miserly 1.5L/100km and produces CO2 at a mere 35g/km. The A3 e-tron can be driven in hybrid, electric or gasoline mode. When driven in EV mode, the car provides a range of up to 49km.

The fwd model is not scheduled for production yet.

hybrid cars, electric car and 8 more...

Viewed: 1,135 times

Related Blog Posts
SYF77
Written by SYF77
I have been a car fanatic since 1989, when my father was changing our family car then to a Toyota Corolla 1.6 GL fitted with a Twin Cam 16 valve engine that was carburetor-fed, a big deal back in those days. The automobile technology and industry fascinates me and I hope to broadcast these interesting developments to everyone out there through this blog.



 
Car Makes

Please select a car make

Facebook Likes
   Featured Blog Post
Photo
Yes, the Honda Civic Type R is already one of the most extreme-looking cars on sale today. And ye...
POPULAR BLOG POSTS
Photo
MyCarForum and sgCarMart recently went on a trip with Prime Follow Me Japan to East Kyushu, Japan...
Photo
Jeremy Clarkson has announced his 2018 Car of the Year and he has presented the award to the winn...
Photo
Ladies and Gentlemen, this is the new Toyota Supra. Thanks to a leak from the folks from SupraMKV...
Photo
We hardly see steel wheels on cars today but does it mean that steel wheels are always inferior a...
Photo
The all new Suzuki Jimny has attracted quite a huge following and according a U.K. publication, d...
   Lifestyle Articles