Audi says an EV sedan with Tesla-like vary is coming in 2017
An all-electrical automotive is within the works at Audi that may rival Tesla’s Mannequin S. The automotive will borrow know-how from Audi’s made-to-order R8 e-tron, and Audi says it is capturing for a variety of 450 kilometers (280 miles), or, roughly in keeping with the category-main Mannequin S.
“Such a automotive is beneath improvement,” Audi CTO Ulrich Hackenberg tells Auto Categorical. “It’s underneath improvement and will probably be out there for round 2017 nevertheless it won’t be a sports activities automotive.” Audi lately began promoting a plug-in hybrid within the type of the A3 e-tron, and has plans to deliver the tech to different automobiles in its vary. Will the corporate’s first true shopper EV shall be a modified model of an present automotive or an all-new mannequin? Audi is remaining coy for now, however anticipate to listen to much more concerning the EV earlier than it launches in 2017.