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The 2014 Audi A3 E-tron plug-in hybrid will launch in 2014, but will make an appearance at the 2013 Geneva Auto Show

Audi revealed its 2014 A3 E-tron, which is the automaker's entry into the plug-in hybrid market.

The 2014 Audi A3 E-tron plug-in hybrid features a 148-HP 1.4-liter TFSI four-cylinder engine and an electric motor that offers 100 HP. It gets 188 MPG on the European cycle, and can run 31 miles on electric alone at speeds up to 80 MPH.

Audi also mentioned a new six-speed e-S tronic transmission, which transfers the power to the front wheels. The car can go from zero to 62 MPH in 7.6 seconds.


"The electrification of the drivetrain, above all using plug-in technology, will play a decisive role in the model strategy of (Audi)," said Audi in a statement. "This latest development is designed to give some insight into how the technology will take shape in the Audi models of the future."

The 2014 Audi A3 E-tron plug-in hybrid will launch in 2014, but will make an appearance at the 2013 Geneva Auto Show.

Source: Edmunds



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RE: plug-in?
By Reclaimer77 on 2/23/2013 9:47:53 AM , Rating: 1
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...Anyway, what exactly are you railing against here? You don't like "green" tech? You don't like nature, trees, the environment, stuff like that, what? How far exactly do you think you'd get in a world where all the living green stuff didn't exist? This is a worthwile - and in fact vital - pursuit if human civilization is to exist more than a few hundred years more at most.


Straw man much? Yeah I'm sure he totally said those things. Can you be more dramatic?


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