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Audi R8 e-tron track drive, Berlin Tempelhof Airport

Audi R8 e-tron: First Drive

Thanks to the combined efforts of companies like Tesla Motors, Mercedes-Benz and others, the concept of an electric supercar no longer seems as unlikely as it once did. Audi has now joined that list too, with its striking R8 e-tron electric supercar. The German automaker invited us to the mighty... read more

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2013 Audi R8 e-tron with 8:09.099 Nürburgring lap time

Audi R8 e-tron Development Back On: Report

Audi’s R8 e-tron electric sports car prototype set a lap record for a production-based electric car on Germany’s Nürburgring last June, lapping the circuit... read more January 3, 2013 by 


 
2013 Audi R8 e-tron with 8:09.099 Nürburgring lap time

Could The Audi R8 e-tron Be Delayed?

Audi has consistently stated that its R8 e-tron, an all-electric version of its R8 supercar, would be launched on the market by the end of 2012. With Audi recently setting... read more October 24, 2012 by 


 
Audi F12 e Sport prototype

Audi Completes Development Of F12 e Sport Modular EV System

Not to be mistaken with the production-destined R8 e-tron electric supercar we’ve been reporting on for the past couple of years, Audi has been testing a unique R8... read more October 17, 2012 by 


 
Digital center stack of Audi R8 e-tron prototype - Image courtesy of Plug-In Cars

Audi R8 e-tron To Get Model S-Style Digital Center Stack?

UPDATE: It turns out this is the separate F12 e Sport prototype, which Audi researchers have been using to develop a modular electric car platform. It is not the production... read more September 24, 2012 by 


 
Audi's new digital rear-view mirror, which debuts in the 2013 Audi R8 e-tron

Audi R8 e-tron To Debut Motorsport-Inspired Digital Rear-View Mirror

Audi’s latest R18 Le Mans prototype, which this year won the illustrious 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race, has no rear window. However, anyone piloting the advanced... read more August 9, 2012 by 


 
2013 Audi R8 e-tron with 8:09.099 Nürburgring lap time

2013 MINI Paceman, Ford Car-To-Car, Audi R8 e-tron: Car News Headlines

Spies have captured the 2013 MINI Paceman, MINI's new compact Countryman-style coupe, testing at the Nordschleife. Ford is moving forward with its car-to-car communications... read more August 7, 2012 by 


 
2013 Audi R8 e-tron with 8:09.099 Nürburgring lap time

First Video Of Audi R8 e-tron Setting Nürburgring Record

Back in June Audi set the fastest lap time of the Nürburgring-Nordschleife for a produced-based electric car using its upcoming R8 e-tron. The final time for the... read more August 7, 2012 by 


 
2013 Audi R8 e-tron that crashed at the Nürburgring in July 2012

2013 Audi R8 e-tron Crashes Into Barrier At The Nürburgring

Just a few weeks after setting a new record for the fastest lap of the Nürburgring in a production-destined electric car, Audi’s R8 e-tron has run into a little... read more July 20, 2012 by 


 
2013 Audi R8 e-tron with 8:09.099 Nürburgring lap time

Audi R8 e-tron Is The Fastest Production EV Around The ‘Ring

It may not be the fastest electric car around the Nürburgring-Nordschleife, but Audi’s R8 e-tron electric sports car, which goes on sale later this year, has set... read more June 29, 2012 by 


 
2013 Audi R8 e-tron test mule spy shots

2013 Audi R8 e-tron Spy Video

Audi’s first e-tron electric car, the high-performance R8 e-tron, is in the final stages of development ahead of its sales debut towards the end of the year. Here we... read more June 7, 2012 by 


 
2013 Audi R8 e-tron test mule spy shots

2013 Audi R8 e-tron Test Mule Spy Shots

It looks like Audi is going to meet its stated goal of producing the R8 e-tron--albeit in limited numbers--by 2012. Due later this year as a test fleet of just 1,000 cars... read more April 24, 2012 by 


 
Audi e-tron Neckarsulm Development Center

Inside Look At Audi R8 e-tron Development Center

Late last year we first told you about a new development and testing center established by Audi exclusively for its electric drive systems near its headquarters in... read more May 12, 2011 by 


 
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