Motor Authority Best Car To Buy Nominee: 2017 Audi R8

October 20, 2016 0

Sometimes the second album is more important than the first. If a band can’t follow up its breakout first album with another platinum effort, it could go down in history as just a flash in the pan. But if the second album can meet or beat the artistry of the first, that band can become a mainstay.
Such … read more

Audi Will Name its First Battery Electric Vehicle ‘e-tron’

October 20, 2016 0

Audi coined the e-tron name in 2009 for an electric concept car based on the R8 supercar, and has decided that all future battery electric vehicles will carry the name with no other letters or numbers attached.
The information comes from a recent interview that British car magazine Autocar had with … read more

Audi’s First Production Series EV to be called the “E-Tron”

October 18, 2016 0

German automaker Audi has confirmed that its future series production electric cars will use the name “e-tron.” The news comes straight from Audi chairman Rupert Stadler, who added that the moniker will be carried without any specific model designation.
“It is comparable to the first Audi quattro, which … read more

Audi electric SUV to be called the ‘e-tron’

October 17, 2016 0

Audi’s electric SUV due in 2018 will simply be known as the “e-tron,” CEO Rupert Stadler has confirmed. His comments signal the end of rumors the vehicle was to feature “Q6” in the name, theorized since it will be an SUV sized between the Q5 and Q7.
The new naming strategy mimics Audi’s introduction … read more

Audi cans R8 e-tron

October 14, 2016 0

Audi has announced the all-electric R8 e-tron has been sent to the history book after a discreet production run that lasted a little over a year.
The electric version of the second-generation R8 was billed as a rolling laboratory when it made its official debut during last year’s edition of the Geneva … read more

Say Goodbye to the Short-Lived Audi R8 e-tron

October 14, 2016 0

Launched to much fanfare at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, the Audi R8 e-tron, the all-electric version of the German supercar, is no more. That’s the word from Car and Driver, which claims that Audi has pulled the plug on its high-performance EV, with production to stop as soon as the German brand delivers … read more

Audi cancels R8 e-tron, again

October 13, 2016 0

Audi’s R8 e-tron launched at the 2015 Geneva auto show has been canceled.
It’s not clear how many have actually been delivered but an Audi spokesman confirmed to Car and Driver that the number is “fewer than 100.”
We bet it’s a lot fewer than 100, considering the reported asking price is 1 … read more

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