Audi's ever-growing lineup of e-tron concepts has another addition as the company has just unveiled an A3 variant.
On the design front, the car is virtually identical to the standard model. Despite this, the A3 e-tron is distinguished by a revised instrument cluster, leather / Alcantara seats, a heated windshield and an optimized air conditioning system.
Motivation is provided by a 26.5 kWh lithium-ion battery which sends power to an electric motor with a peak output of 136 PS (100 kW / 134 hp) and 270 Nm (199 lb-ft) of torque. Thanks to this setup, the concept can accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 11.2 seconds, hit a limited top speed of 145 km/h (90 mph), and travel approximately 140 km (87 miles) on a single charge. When the battery is depleted, it can be recharged in about nine hours with a 230V household outlet or four hours with a 400V rapid charger.