Yesterday, Audi teases the E-Tron Sportback concept car with a short video and a few images. Today, the company has taken the wraps off the EV at the Shanghai auto show and shared more info about it with the public.
The futuristic-looking vehicle offers 320 kW of power – 370 kW in boost mode — and can hit 100 km/h or 62 mph in 4.5 seconds. It features a 95 kWh battery pack which translates to a range of more than 500 kilometers or 310 miles on a full charge.
It comes equipped with an illuminated Audi logo on both the front and back and replaces the side mirrors with cameras. You’ll find a bunch of displays in the interior that will allow you to control certain functionalities of the car as well as check the traffic behind you. There are quite a few of them inside including one behind the steering wheel and two in the center console.
Audi says that the “car’s lighting technology is an innovation” that is visible during the day as well as at night. It has digitally controlled Matrix LED units on the front and back, which are really easy on the eyes. Especially the rear lights, as they span across the entire width of the back of the car. You can see a bunch of images of the vehicle in the gallery below.
The Audi E-Tron Sportback will be available in 2019. The German manufacturer plans on getting the Quattro E-Tron electric car into production first – next year— which was introduced back in 2015. No word on pricing yet, but we expect that Audi’s new EV won’t be cheap.