After what seemed like an eternity, finally the scintillating 2016 Audi R8 model, 2016 Audi R8 E-Tron version is set to hit showrooms worldwide by the end of 2015. Designed for sports car lovers with a comfortable interior aimed at achieving driving pleasure, this model is also aimed at achieving the goal of environmental conservation as it wouldn’t be using petrol. It is also designed to be the quickest EV ever made and it possesses the following features
Audi R8 ETron Interior
Not much was revealed about the interior of the 2016 Audi R8 E-tron Car during its official unveiling, but not much is expected to change from its previous petrol-spec model. The high bolstered sport seats should be expected to come with leather upholstery. Interested parties should also look forward to plenty of hi-tech gadgets and other luxurious features added as well. To handle speed and charge levels, this Audi R8 ETron is expected to come with much larger gauges. A high-end infotainment should also be expected.
This new generation Audi E-Tron sporty car will have the following dimensions: A length of approximately 14.54 ft., a width of approximately 6.66 ft. and a height of approximately 4.11 ft. The entire wheelbase of this car will measure approximately 8.69 ft. the rare of this car has a much larger spoiler above the fascia compared to the previous model. This is meant to increase aerodynamics. The exhaust is evidently missing from the back simply because the Audi R8 E-Tron 2016 is electric. There are 5 horizontal slats on the front fascia, replacing the honeycomb grille mesh. The signature Audi LED daytime running lights are still upfront. Apart from the above stated changes, not much has been altered from the previous R8 model look.
Engine, 2016 Audi R8 E-Tron horsepower
This second generation Audi R8 eTron car is powered by a T-shaped lithium-ion battery situated right behind passenger cell in the center tunnel. This battery has the ability to power the car for approximately 280 miles on one charge, a tremendous improvement from 134 mile distance from the previous model. Apart from the impressive electric range, this electric engine can produce 456 horsepower and 678 pound-feet of torque. This 2016 Audi R8 E-Tron has an acceleration of approximately 0-62 Mph in just 3.9 seconds while boasting of a 155 Mph top speed.
2016 Audi R8 ETron Price and release date
At the unveiling of this impressive electric car at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, the 2016 Audi R8 E-Tron price was approximated to be at $250,000. This is more than $130,000 over the previous model which was priced at $115,000. This increment is due to improved features as well as an environmentally friendly engine. This recent Audi model is sent to hit the market by the end of 2015 and at the beginning of 2016.
2016 Audi R8 ETron pictures
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