Audi E-Tron Concept Video, First Look

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Audi is previewing its Tesla Model X competitor at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show.

Powered by three electric motors, the Audi e-tron concept has a total system output of 429 horsepower, although 496 hp and 590 pound-feet of torque is available through the SUV’s boost feature. As a result, the all-electric concept can go zero to 62 mph in 4.6 seconds with a top speed of 130 mph. Giving it a 311-mile all-electric range on a single charge is a 95-kWh lithium-ion battery pack that can be fully charged with a fast charger in about 50 minutes.

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Previewing future charging technology, Audi also equipped the e-tron concept with wireless charging capabilities through an in-ground charging plate. The top also boasts a solar roof panel that helps provide some electricity as well. Expect the production version of the e-tron concept to join the market by early 2018. See more of the Audi e-tron concept by watching our first look video below.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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