Audi Aicon Concept as a future autonomous car (part 2)

September 30, 2017 at 9:47 pm

The saloon’s design has several attractive features. The one of them is the screen, stretching from the front panel to the rear pillar, the second – the asymmetrical arrangement of the front passengers. In addition, the front seats turn to each side by 15 degrees. The pillows visually separated from the back and a square stitching creates an atmosphere of the room rather than the cabin in the car.

An interesting seat's arrangment in Aicon's cabin pic

An interesting seat’s arrangment in Aicon’s cabin pic


Audi Aicon Concept as a future autonomous car (part 1)

September 30, 2017 at 9:41 pm

Especially for the Frankfurt auto show, Audi specialists have created an amazing five-door EV concept. The four-seat Aicon hatchback is the prototype of self-driving vehicle with fifth level of autonomy in SAE, so there is no steering and pedals here. But there is a solid-state battery, which provides the car with 700-800 km driving distance on one charge. This is one of the highest indicators among the concepts and prototypes.

Audi Aicon is a future autonomous vehicle photo

Audi Aicon is a future autonomous vehicle photo

Audi SQ8 will complement the family range

September 30, 2017 at 4:52 pm

The standard Audi Q8 crossover with a five-meter length has been noticed several times by photographers. And this time, it was the charged version under SQ8 name. Most likely, SQ8 novelty will be equipped by the same diesel 4.0-liter TDI motor with an electric compressor as the SQ7 has. The settings are supposed to be changed. Let’s remind, that Q8 is positioned as more stylish and sports fellow of Q7 and as a result, it is faster.

Audi SQ8 is a charged crossover image

Audi SQ8 is a charged crossover image

Rear-wheel R8 V10 RWS production model

September 30, 2017 at 4:46 pm

Audi brand is going to release the production version of two-door road R8 V10 RWS. The Coupe and Spyder modifications will be added by a rear-wheel system. In addition, the carmakers will launch only 999 copies. The rear-wheel R8 deliveries will begin this fall on the European market. Bollinger Hofe plant is a place where the models will be manually manufactured. The cost of coupe and roadster are 140 000 and 153 000 Euros, respectively.

Audi R8 V10 RWS is a coupe with a rear-wheel drive photo

Audi R8 V10 RWS is a coupe with a rear-wheel drive photo

Audi RS4 Avant power unit is supercharged

September 30, 2017 at 12:43 pm

Audi RS4 Avant model looks stunning. The designers have added new bumper with large air intakes, wheel arches extended by 30 mm and matrix LED lights offered as an option. The rear part of the novelty has oval exhaust nozzles and diffuser and a spoiler over the fifth door. The cabin’s package includes a multifunction steering wheel, front sports seats with integrated headrests, metal pedals and decorative aluminum inserts on doors. As an option, there will be installed a virtual instrument panel and projection display.

The five-dor Audi RS4 Avant image

The five-dor Audi RS4 Avant image

The fourth level self-driving is integrated into Elaine EV (part 2)

September 19, 2017 at 11:02 am

The self-driving car can be managed via mobile application and get the new tasks from a driver. The company develops a package of applications, programs and various devices to make a vehicle a part of so-called Internet of things or IoT. The cabin is stuffed with touch screens. They are even on the door. Personal intelligent assistant alias PIA keeps in a memory typical roads and searches places for parking in advance, as well as it adjusts climate control, downloads personal contacts and so on. All information is processed on cloud secure servers.

Elaine concept has many applications and devices image

Elaine concept has many applications and devices image

The fourth level self-driving is integrated into Elaine EV (part 1)

September 19, 2017 at 10:55 am

Audi Elaine looks exactly like e-tron Sportback unveiled in April. The new name was changed to emphasize that engineers offered new advanced equipment for the zFAS autopilot. It let the model to move in the autonomous mode of fourth level by SAE. In addition, Elaine is much closer to the production version.

Audi Elaine is equipped by autonomous of 4th level picture

Audi Elaine is equipped by autonomous of 4th level picture