Farewell to Audi R8 e-tron: less than 2 years and less than 100 units after the electric Audi R8 life ends
Less than two years ago, on the occasion of Geneva Motor Show, Audi introduced us to the new Audi R8, Audi R8 2015 with major changes coming with a great evolution of interior design, with already known V10 their backs 540 or 610 proposing horses ... A Audi R8 2015 also came then accompanied by an e-tron R8 willing to teach electrical outlet face sports Ingolstadt. Now it seems that Audi has put an end to the commercialization of this version and it has ended the short life of this electric sports.
Audi has sold time since March 2015, less than 100 units of the Audi R8 e-tron
Co-Car&Driver have been responsible for alert us confirming, a member of Audi her farewell, which is further evident when the dive on the website of the German company we encounter has disappeared information on this model and the e-tron only category include the Audi Q7 e-tron and the Audi A3 Sportback e-tron.
"Less than 100 units". Audi has not given an exact figure of how many units have sold the Audi R8 e-tron is only mentioned that less than 100 units, all in Europe and with a hefty price 1 million euros. Even more bulky when you consider the Audi R8 with the V10 engine of 540 horses, starts from 194,720 euros.
Under his body, which featured a new grille, a new gills and a new finish for the rear bumper, beating an electrical assembly 462 horses with an amazing pair of 920 Nm. Does your autonomy? 450km.
Marketed request Audi would have used this Audi R8 e-tron as a laboratory to develop its electric technology, pity that the price did uncompetitive and ultimately production has ceased less than 100 units on the streets.