Good news for Audi fans in China, as the German based premium carmaker is ready to unveil the newly added member to its A6 lineup, the 2015 A6 L e-tron, which is now ready to set it for 2015 Shanghai Auto Show, next week. The model is also expected in showrooms, starting next year in China.
The 2015 Audi A6 e-tron, the gorgeous plug-in hybrid version from the company, was first foreseen at the 2012 Beijing Auto Show as a concept form, and now the version is ready to be officially unveiled in Shanghai. As the name suggests, we are looking here at hybrid powertrain.
This means that aside the conventional 2.0-liter four-cylinder unit, this particular version will also underpin a disc-shaped electric motor, hooked to the car`s eight-speed automatic transmission. This means that the 2015 Audi A6 L e-tron will output a total of 245 horsepower and 368 pound-feet of torque, sent to the front wheels. Impressive power for an impressive acceleration from 0 to 100 km in 8.4 seconds, carried out at a topping of a limited 200 km/h.
But the real deal about the 2015 Audi A6 L e-tron is its reduced fuel consumption, the plug-in hybrid version managing a mixed 107 mpge. The performance is also achieved by the 14.1 kWh lithium ion battery, which provides the model an additional of 31 mile range. No prices have been yet revealed.