Audi Presents 2014 A3 E-tron Plug-in Hybrid
February 22, 2013 1:22 PM
comment(s) - last by
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.
This article is over a month old, voting and posting comments is disabled
2/27/2013 3:33:32 PM
During the Bush administration the GOP delcared no added CAFE stds needed since cars would cost thousands more. IN addition the GOP declared there is no proof on climate change. Pres Obama and the DEMS passed CAFE stds for 2025 for a fleet avg of 54 mpg. WE are seeing the engineers at all the auto firms in the world designing green muscle machines of 500 hp getting EPA numbers of 24-26 mpg as does the Z06 Corvette from Chevy. Our new Kia Optima SX Turbo pushes 269 ft lbs of torque at a mere 1750 rpms with a direct injected twin scroll turbo at a amazing 18 psi boost and gets 34 mpg on the highway 29 mpg combined. Muscle cars and super cars having a hybrid system with 800 hp and the limits are unbelievable. Technology is here along with Pres Obama and we climate change crazies. We still love our cars but also love our planet. Changes help all of us and the GOP will evenutally understand after loosing more Pres Elections down the road. The masses believe in clean energy and coal is 18th century. Nuclear has so many problems in disposal. Check out Washington state now with a disaster looming. Underground rods highly radioactive for the next thousand years. Where do we put them?
"And boy have we patented it!" -- Steve Jobs, Macworld 2007
Audi Announces Four New Diesels for U.S.
November 20, 2012, 5:39 PM
Dual-Motor Tesla Model S P85D's "Insane Mode" Shocks Passengers
January 28, 2015, 11:18 PM
2016 Cadillac CTS-V Packs 640 hp Punch with 200 mph Reach
January 23, 2015, 3:25 PM
BMW Testing Tech to Allow Users to Auto-Park, Summon Cars Via Smartwatch
December 16, 2014, 9:30 AM
Lamborghini Offers Up $6,000 Leather-Bound Android Smartphone
December 12, 2014, 3:12 PM
Quick Note: GM Teases Next Generation Chevrolet Volt
November 20, 2014, 3:26 PM
Audi is Latest to Step Into the Hydrogen Game, Delivers A7 Sportback h-tron quattro
November 19, 2014, 1:41 PM
Most Popular Articles
Modern Glass (Windows 7 Aero Glass + Modern UI) Style is Coming to Windows 10
February 19, 2015, 1:05 PM
Amid Tight Race w/ Evernote, Microsoft's OneNote Goes (Even More) Free, Adds Fresh Features
February 23, 2015, 11:15 AM
Google Steps up Snub of Adobe Flash, Auto-Converting Flash Ads to HTML5
February 25, 2015, 6:16 PM
NVIDIA Bows to Outraged Overclockers, Will Restore Feature in Upcoming Driver
February 23, 2015, 12:30 PM
HTC's Sense UI is Garbage: A Tale of Disappearing Keyboards and Desperate Fixes
February 24, 2015, 11:00 AM
Latest Blog Posts
Sceptre Airs 27", 120 Hz. 1080p Monitor/HDTV w/ 5 ms Response Time for $220
Dec 3, 2014, 10:32 PM
Costco Gives Employees Thanksgiving Off; Wal-Mart Leads "Black Thursday" Charge
Oct 29, 2014, 9:57 PM
"Bear Selfies" Fad Could Turn Deadly, Warn Nevada Wildlife Officials
Oct 28, 2014, 12:00 PM
The Surface Mini That Was Never Released Gets "Hands On" Treatment
Sep 26, 2014, 8:22 AM
ISIS Imposes Ban on Teaching Evolution in Iraq
Sep 17, 2014, 5:22 PM
More Blog Posts
Copyright 2015 DailyTech LLC. -
Terms, Conditions & Privacy Information