Yet another Audi's hybrid model A6 L with E-Tron heads for Shanghai
|   Saturday, May 02, 2015
Good news for Audi cars lovers that the much awaited Audi A6 L is back with E-Tron and it will be launched in the Auto Show of Shanghai. It is especially targeted for Chinese market and later it may prevail towards world market. It has long wheelbase like A6 L had. It has a 2.0 liter size engine with turbocharged four goods to produce 211 hp & 258 lb ft torque. Its electric motor is capable of producing 122 hp & 162 pound feet power with help of eight speeds auto transmission.


The E-Tron based Audi A6 has a Li-ion battery pack providing 14.1 kWh mounted at its trunk. It will provide the cargo capacity up to a maximum of 11.9 cubic ft. The net output, as promised by Audi Motors, will be around 245 horsepower & 369 pound feet which is more than enough to make its long wheelbase run 62 mph in only 8.4 seconds and can reach a top speed 130 miles per hour.

As the brand announced, it has a better fuel economy of 106.9 miles/ gallon as per Chinese standard. With its electric power, it can travel more than 30 miles having a top speed of 83.9 mph. The battery is stronger enough to keep it run continuously for 546.8 miles asking for zero stops. This year Audi is going to showcase three new hybrid models in Shanghai out of which A6 LE-Tron is one and others are Prologue Allroad and Q7 E-Tron.

By launching this model, Audi has taken the new step towards bringing a new era of hybrid models. LE-Tron model is mostly based on A6's longer version that is already present in China. Its 2.0 TFSI engine with four cylinders has the ability to produce 155 kW and 350 Nm. It comes with a de-coupler that is integrated with eight speeds tiptronic transmission that transfers power to front wheels.

Audi challenges that there is nothing else which gives you a better sportier experience with such lower fuel consumption than Audi A6 with LE-Tron. Its total weight of 2,000 kg gives immense sportier experience and consumes 2.2 liters only per 100 km. With this consumption rate, it only emits 52 grams of CO2 for each kilometer it travels. However, with electric power it emits zero amount of CO2 for which China's New Energy for Vehicles definition has given it license.

The Li-ion battery pack has 104 cells which can store up to 14.1 kWh of energy. It is located just below the luggage space and has a volume of 340 liters. This makes the car suffer for having enough space inside especially during longer trips. For all the information you can rely on its display monitor in which all the info regarding battery charge and drive-train are available.

Audi A6's LE-Tron comes with so many visual cues to identify plug-in hybrid details. It has 18 inched alloy wheels featuring E-Tron design. New set of LED lights allows air inlets to generate staggered lines signature. All in all it is a complete hybrid model with all the latest techs with extreme sporty features with nice comfortable seats inside.
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