Company Audi postpones mass production electric sports car R8 e-tron for an indefinite period, although it was initially planned to launch the model on sale in the last year.
Now it became known that the electric car Audi R8 e-tron 2018-2019 is will only exhibit to showcase the latest technologies for electric vehicles of a lower class.
The German automaker said that to date, managed to build only 10 units of this sports car.
Now they all are, so to speak, for internal use – shows in dealerships, where they will provide a complete overview, participate in test drives and various auto shows, as well as for testing new components and mechanisms.
The company’s management seriously concerned that the proportion of family electric sports cars in the auto market is too small in comparison with other families of vehicles.
Current technology recharge batteries not allow us to hope that motorists will model.
For example, to fully charge the batteries in the Audi R8 e-tron 2018-2019 12:00 required by conventional power.
However, it will provide a mileage up to 215 kilometers-ti.
Such a low cruising range can be easily explained – the weight of Audi R8 e-tron 2018-2019 is nearly 2 tons (1,780 kg).
However, as soon as the quality of the technology step over to a higher level, the German brand is ready to immediately start full-scale production model.
According to many experts, to solve all the problems will need more years 5 – 10.