Audi brought the first model of E-Tron in 2009 and it was well-liked by the market. The company has recently brought their new Audi A3 E-Tron after the success of their previous model. It is an all electric car which will first arrive in Europe. Later on company will bring it to other parts of the world in early 2015.
It is a model where you will find the combination of the luxurious sense of Audi along with an all-electric range that will give you a completely new experience. The first test drive of this new E-Tron was held last week in Vienna. Experts declared that the model is zero emissions vehicle most of the time. The car exhausts only when 1.4 litre petrol engine comes into action.
Company is using an influential 8.8 KW-hour lithium-ion battery which is capable to deliver exclusive outcome even in hilly areas. So you need not have to worry about the power if it contains an all-electric engine. It can attain 0 to 62mph in 7.6 seconds whereas the top speed is 137.9mph. The theoratical fuel expenditure is 188mpg plus the premium hybrid hatchback can give the feel of satisfaction.
It is a quiet model where you will not get any kind of disturbance through its powerful engine. Therefore experts have declared it a dependable model. Maximum range of this car is 940 kilometres. Last year in May company told that they are planning to bring a plug-in hybrid version soon. Therefore people were expecting that company may bring it within an year but the produc tion took some time as the makers were not taking any chances with it.
The charging takes around 2 hours from industrial power outlet whereas it may take 3.45 hours from a home plug. It is a firm step by the German makers to bring good quality all electric car but still a lot of work needs to be done. Overall it is a much better option than some prev ious electric car models.