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Audi has been teasing the world with little tidbits and glimpse of its e-tron electric SUV for a while now. The teasing is finally over with Audi making the e-tron official and giving up all the details on the green ride along with pricing information. The e-tron SUV will be available globally with $1,000 reservations underway now (as promised in July) for a mid-2019 delivery. The EV is a five-seat mid-size SUV that sitting firmly in the premium SUV market. E-tron is 193-inches long, 76.3-inches wide, and 65.5-inches high with a 115.1-inch wheelbase giving plenty of room for people and cargo. The total luggage capacity in the trunk of the e-tron is 28.5 cu ft with the seats up, and up to... Read more...
It looks as though everyone it gunning for Tesla Motors these days. Aston Martin is developing an 800hp, all-electric version of its Rapide luxury sedan to do battle with the Model S, and we saw yesterday that Porsche is clearly gunning for the Model S with the Mission E Concept. Now the Volkswagen Group has pulled wraps off its vision of a luxury crossover for the future: the Audi e-tron quattro Concept. Not surprisingly, the crossover looks very similar to the renders that were leaked a few months back, showcasing a body that has a nice mixture of muscular curves and just enough creases to make things interesting. You won’t mistake it for anything but an Audi, which could be either a good thing... Read more...
Following the introductions of the dynamic-looking Ford GT and Acura NSX in January (not to mention the Ferrari 488 GTB), forgive me if I’m a bit “meh” on the redesign of the new Audi R8. The inspiration for R8 was unveiled in 2003 as the Le Mans quattro concept. The production version of the vehicle didn’t enter production until 2008, and here we are now with the second-generation model. Styling wise, the all-new R8 borrows heavily from its predecessor while also picking up a few design cues from its lesser TT sibling. Audi R8 V10Add it all up and it’s a design that won’t be mistaken for anything other than an R8, and shows an evolutionary cadence that is more in step with the design progression... Read more...