Who says that a super car must growl?
The German luxury machine brand unveiled an electric supercar concept car at Pebble Beach Automotive Week in Monterey, California.
The Audi PB 18 e-tron debuted at the end of Thursday with a splash, aimed at the same clean air as ultra-luxury supercars with badly powerful engines and a sleek design.
Unlike sports cars, electric vehicles do not have motorcycles and therefore do not make a ringing noise when they go out on the street.
The unveiling of the concept car will in September pass the official debut of the electric SUV of Audi e-tron – which is considered a serious competitor for Tesla in the luxury electric vehicle space.
Unlike the Audi e-tron, the PB 18 e-tron will soon not come to the dealer. But it's nice to dream every now and then.
Audi described the PB 18 e-tron as part of "a new family of visionary cars" that serve as a preview of the next decade.
As a concept car, the vehicle uses a powerful battery and three electric motors to drive 0 to 100 kilometers per hour (62.1 miles per hour) in just over 2 seconds.
That blisteringly fast acceleration would place it among the world's fastest cars.
When the battery is fully charged, the battery is able to allow 310 miles of distance. And it can theoretically be fully charged with an 800-volt connection in 15 minutes.
Although that technology is currently not available everywhere, it is on its way.
Or the vehicle can be charged wirelessly using the loading path induction technology.
The interior of this car is designed to make driving possible. Honestly, it is made to go obscene quickly. Audi has designed a cockpit in combination with a "monocoque scale that can be pushed sideways" so that the driver can sit in the middle of the vehicle for optimum visibility and control.
When the driver's seat is pushed aside, there is room for a passenger.
The vehicle also receives laser high beam, 22-inch wheels, carbon disc brakes, adaptive magnetic ride shock absorbers.
Because this is a concept car, there are no prizes to speak of. That is probably the best. That would just ruin the dream.
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