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

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

Audi Q8 Sport conceptual car with an electric charge

March 16, 2017 at 12:37 pm

Audi Q8 Sport concept is a prototype of the production version with the same index. The show car has an interesting design as well as a technically upgraded package. It is different from the Detroit Q8 version by interior equipment. In addition, the Geneva Concept is a mild hybrid car supplied by and electric unit, and it is able to move at the blanked off ICE. The traction battery is 0, 9 kW/h.

The prototype of the Q8 Sport production version presented in Geneva pic

The prototype of the Q8 Sport production version presented in Geneva pic

Conceptual crossover Audi Q8 Concept debuted in Detroit (part 2)

January 16, 2017 at 9:41 pm

New SUV can operate in three modes: EV (only on electricity), hybrid (combined mode) and battery hold (for the accumulation and preservation of battery power). As it was expected the car received AWD Quattro which provides the power generated by the hybrid installation to all four wheels. According to the Company, when cornering at extreme speeds, the system brakes the inside wheel, which further improves vehicle dynamics and stability. Alsp conceptual cross Audi Q8 Concept received a massive 23-inch wheels with 305/35 tires.

2018 Luxury Audi Q8 Concept pic

2018 Luxury Audi Q8 Concept pic

Conceptual crossover Audi Q8 Concept debuted in Detroit (part 1)

January 16, 2017 at 9:29 pm

Finally the German car manufacturer Audi has officially unveiled a conceptual prototype of a new flagship SUV Q8 Concept the auto show in Detroit. Serial version of crossover will appear in 2018. Conceptual prototype Audi Q8 Concept is designed to give information on a future brand new full-size flagship SUV. Representatives of the German brand modestly noted that a prototype the same like the production vehicle, created on the concept base, will conquer the premium segment.

2018 Premium Audi Q8 Concept pic

2018 Premium Audi Q8 Concept pic

Even if we don’t see an abbreviation E-Tron in the title of Audi Q8 Concept, this logo is located on the front bumper of the novelty. It means that this is an electric car. Prototype Audi Q8 Concept is equipped with a hybrid power plant, which includes a 3.0-liter V6 turbocharged engine paired with an electric motor. All the installation is paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission and allows generating 443 horsepower and 700 Nm of torque.

2018 Electric Audi Q8 Concept photo

2018 Electric Audi Q8 Concept photo

Acceleration of flagship SUV Audi Q8 Concept from 0 to 100 km / h is 5.4 seconds, and its maximum speed is 250 km / h. Previously reported that the SUV consumes only 2.3 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers, making it one of the most economical cars in the world. The equipment of conceptual crossover includes a set of batteries located in the rear part of the car (17.9 kW / h).