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Audi R8 e-tron 2016, natural at the Nurburgring

Although it has already been officially unveiled, the Audi R8 e-tron is not yet for sale. The electric sports car shown at natural, including its final design, these spy photos, wreaking its 462 hp at the Nurburgring.

The new Audi R8 was introduced a few months ago just at the Geneva Motor Show 2015. In fact, the second generation of the sporty Audi mid-engined, manufactured in Neckarsulm, is now on sale with prices starting at 191,870 euros and engine 5.2-liter V10 in two versions, with 540 hp or 610 hp.

We are talking about a traditional (though yet sophisticated) V10 gasoline engine, which already formed part of the first generation model. But in his presentation also it announced a new version of the future, which since has not raised too many headlines: we refer to Audi R8 e-tron, Electrical hundred percent.

As we await your arrival on the market which will take place in the coming months, the Audi R8 e-tron be seen again, and it does nothing less than Nürburgring, with its final production design. In these spy photos, the R8 e-tron 2016 not hide a computer on your dashboard, probably as a telemetry and data collection on the German circuit for further analysis.

The design of this 'e-tron' differs from the V10 R8 small details, and we can say that the natural impacts even more than these. In its front it has a new bumper with "whiskers" at its lateral ends. The front hood is also specific and has a large aerodynamic inlet.

In the rear, a diffuser and the 'e-tron' logo makes us forget the absence of leaks. his electric blue exclusive for this version, It is also very striking and orange lighting their side air intakes. And finally, the black alloy wheels -in different designs and sizes for front and rear axle, if you look at the photos- put the counterpoint.

In the central tunnel and after their seats, are replacing combustion engine, you find this e-tron R8 with a Large lithium batteries that power the 462 hp its electric motor. With a weight of 1,840 kilograms, higher than the V10 because of the complexity of the electrical system, you will be able to accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in 3.9 seconds, reaching 250 km / h top speed.

And the Audi R8 e-tron 2016 not only stand out for their performance: their autonomy will reach up to 450 kilometers with a single electric charging with the rapid charging function and deceleration load. Its price is considerably higher than any Audi R8 V10, but its future technology will justify: hope to see you on the street within a very short time, at the end of the 2015 or 2016 start.

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