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 concept has an all-wheel drive and a fully controlled chassis. The total power and torque of four electric motors (one per wheel) make 260 kW or 354-hp and 550 Nm of torque. The Germans did not report Aicon’s dynamic parameters, but it is not important since the idea of this show car implies smooth and accurate movement.

The rear design with LED screens picture

The rear design with LED screens picture

All the development used in the car belongs to the general Audi AI brand. This logo will be put on any autonomy system from Ingolstadt. The car looks smart and huge. The dimensions are 5444/2100/1506 mm long/wide/height, respectively. The wheelbase is equal to 3470 mm and diameter of the wheels is 26 inches. All the external optics is presented by LED screens, consisting of 600 volumetric triangular pixels.

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