Sedan Audi A9 e-tron will compete with the Tesla Model C

September 24, 2016 at 12:08 pm

German car brand Audi intends to make its flagship sedan A9 fully electric. German sedan will get under the hood an advanced electric propulsion system. It is based on the transmission, designed for electric crossover Q6 e-Tron, which debut is scheduled for 2018. The car will head not only a new family of electric vehicles of the German mark, but it’s not excluded that the whole lineup as well. In addition, the automaker has strengthened its intention to compete for the customers with Tesla Motors.

2018 Fully electric Audi A9 e-tron image

2018 Fully electric Audi A9 e-tron image

In particular, top-sedan of the brand will be equipped with an all-electric power plant, which will consist of several motors. The total capacity of electric motors of the car will be at least 450 horsepower. To make the car light, to add dynamics to it, the brand intends to develop an all-aluminum chassis. This chassis will become the base of other new cars of a brand, including the modification of off-road A9 Quattro.

2018 All-electric powerful Audi A9 e-tron photo

2018 All-electric powerful Audi A9 e-tron photo

Cruising range of top sedan is claimed at the mark around 500 kilometers. It was also reported that the sedan will get the latest generation of autopilot.

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