Audi’s R8 e-tron electrical supercar can now drive itself

Audi's R8 e-tron electric supercar can now drive itself

Slowly however certainly, Audi is getting nearer to realizing Will Smith’s wildly futuristic motor from I, Robotic. At CES Asia, the corporate has revealed an up to date model of its R8 e-tron electrical supercar with self-driving capabilities. A bevy of sensors have been rigged up inside, together with a laser scanner, video cameras, ultrasonic and radar detectors. All the environmental knowledge is then fed by way of Audi’s “zFAS” driver help system, which finally dictates how the idea automotive behaves on the street. It isn’t the primary time Audi has experimented with autonomous and electrical automobiles, nevertheless it’s nonetheless exhausting to disregard this lovely mixture of the 2. For those who want a reminder, Audi’s R8 e-tron wields two one hundred seventy kW electrical motors able to pushing it from zero to one hundred km/h in three.9 seconds. With a prime velocity of 250 km/h and a two-hour charging time, it is definitely no Nissan Leaf.

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