Audi unveils ‘PB18 e-tron’ --- a new all-electric supercar prototype
German automaker Audi has unveiled a new all-electric supercar prototype --- the ‘Audi PB18 e-tron.’ The unveiling of the prototype comes almost a month ahead of the launch of the production version of Audi ‘e-tron quattro,’ which will be the automaker’s first next-generation all-electric vehicle.
The unveiling of the PB18 e-tron all-electric supercar prototype marks a significant peek at Audi’s electric future. The automaker is presenting the vehicle as “a radical vision for the high-performance sports car of tomorrow.”
According to the details shared by Audi, the design of the PB18 e-tron is chiefly centred on the driver, to enable a racing-car-like experience for the driver. As such, the all-electric supercar does not come with any autonomous driving system or ‘complex systems for piloted driving.’
Audi has also revealed that the development of the PB18 e-tron is largely based on the automaker’s vast experience in the Le Mans racing series.
In terms of specifications, the battery pack of PB18 e-tron battery pack is equipped with solid-state batteries and 95 kWh energy capacity, which gives the vehicle a range of 500 km (approximately 310 miles) in the WLTP cycle. The vehicle has three motors, and boasts 570 kW power and 800-volt charging system. The all-electric supercar takes barely 2 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph).
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