New Audi R8 e-Tron Concept Officially Revealed: Four Electric Motors with 4,500Nm of Torque (photos + video)

16 09 2009

The new Audi R8 e-Tron Concept has officially revealed at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show. Audi’s super concept powered by four electric motors, two each at the front and rear axles driving all four wheels, that produce a combined output of 230kW or 313HP along with a maximum, yes you are not mistaken, 4,500 Nm (3,319 lb-ft) of torque!! It’s a fantastic result of engineering.

Audi e-Tron Concept LIVE at 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show img_1 | AutoWorld

The new E-Tron accelerates from 0 – 100km/h time of 4.8 seconds, a top pace of 200km/h and a breadth of about 248km on plump lithium-ion vigor. Recharging the 213kg battery push at the back to detailed post requires six to eight hours on a common 220V conduit while a 400V close will do the job in about two and the half hours.

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New Seat IBZ Tourer Concept Revealed in Frankfurt (details and photos)

16 09 2009

Spanish automaker has revealed official details and photos of their new Seat IBZ Sport Tourer Concept in Frankfurt. Seat does confirm that the car will come to market in 2010.

SEAT IBZ Concept LIVE at Frankfurt 2009 img_2 | AutoWorld

UPDATED: LIVE uveiling at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show (photos)

When laying out Seat‘s procedure for the arrival, visitors leader Erich Schmitt strut of the Sport Tourer as being one of ten new models thumping the bazaar over the coming months and days. The Volkswagen-owned variety has struggled to grasp a significant disclose of the marketplace, but the Sport Tourer may be the method the band needs.

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New VW E-Up! Electric Concept Revealed (details and photos)

16 09 2009

Volkswagen has revealed the new all-electric VW E-Up! Concept car at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show. The new concept is a three-door minicar powered by an 80Hp electric engine that drives the front wheels. The German automaker plans to begin production of the Up! Family in 2011.

VW E-Up! Concept LIVE at Frankfurt img_3 | AutoWorld

The E-Up! concept is 3.2-meter long, 1.64 meters in width and 1.47 meters in height with a wheelbase of 2.19 meters and it’s smaller than a Fiat 500. However, VW’s designers managed to add in 3+1 seats which means the front passenger seat is positioned 50 mm onward, credit to the instruments being pushed foster up front.

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BMW Vision Efficient Dynamics Concept LIVE at 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show (photos and video)

16 09 2009

The new BMW Vision Efficient Dynamics Concept was officially unveiled at a preview event to the IAA in Frankfurt. Company chair and CEO Dr. Norbert Reithofer said something very interesting regarding his circle’s chosen outlook powertrain solution.

BMW Vision EfficienctDynamics Concept LIVE at Frankfurt Preview Event img_1 | AutoWorld

“The car wishes to evolve through innovation,” said Reithofer . “We are the engines more effective and make the compute of vehicle technology more optimally. In addition, Hybrid is also for us a temporary solution. And especially for large metropolitan areas, a car is required for electric source. We will resume our research work which hydrogen affection.”

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