Quiet in the West
Audi drives the competition when it comes to electric drive behind a little. A hybrid study with two electric motors at the show in Detroit shows how the Ingolstadt to electrify want in the future.
Front of the new TT, the rear crossover show car and underneath the first Ingolstadt Hybrid Quattro: The study that Audi currently presents at the auto show in Detroit, has prepared a number of innovations. Among other things, it shows how Audi paired introduces the electric future with all-wheel drive.
Impressive 300 kW / 408 hp power system ( system torque 650 Nm ) to catapult the show car from the state in 4.6 seconds to 100 km / h to 250 km / h, the driving ends in limiter. 1.9 liter fuel consumption is Audi on the plug-in hybrid - but only if the battery is full.
At the front is a 2.0 - liter four-cylinder works ( 215 kW / 292 hp ) with a compact electric motor ( 40 kW / 54 hp ) together, which also acts as a generator when needed. At the rear axle takes over a second electric motor with 85 kW / 116 hp to drive at low and medium speeds. A " very concrete outlook for the near future ", called Development Executive Ulrich Hackenberg, the show car.
In the hybrid drive, the motors work together, as required in different ways, so that the driving runs as efficiently as possible. In Sport mode, the full system power is available, high power demand by the driver, electric rear axle and turbo gasoline engine jointly meet. Decides the hybrid management that all-wheel drive is useful, the front and rear motors derive their power to front and rear axles - Audi's vision of the e-tron quattro. In electric driving mode, the rear electric motor accelerates the concept car to a speed of 130 km / h. Maximum 50 km electric range in it.
[ wp_ad_camp_1 ] The brand image of 4.20 meters long Allroad Shooting Brake with Single issue grill, narrow LED dual headlights and rear underrun protection of aluminum is expected to resemble the new front of the upcoming sports car TT. Whether, however, also an outer skin will contribute in a material mix of aluminum and carbon fiber-reinforced plastic is rather questionable. Inside, however, are the allusions already revealed to the, future TT cockpit significantly. For example, the 12.3-inch screen behind the steering wheel, which displays both digital speedometer and tachometer as well Navikarten. Just off the round air vents is the use of air conditioning. New sport seats with integrated head restraints are intended to provide particularly good lateral support.
In addition, the center console shift analogous to Length Adjustment of the seat so that the controls are always in optimum reach of the driver. A in the " Phone Box " placed mobile is integrated into the on-board electronics and loaded on demand via induction.
The extent and the middle and rear part of the body - Crossover and Shooting Brake Tail - will find in future models, has not yet officially. According to media reports but is below the Q3 SUV in Ingolstadt in planning.