Audi R8 e-Tron Concept Photos Leaked
And, as you can see, it's just an R8. With an attitude, of course. An attitude which, unfortunately, cannot be substantiated with facts. Also like it's customary, no data regarding what may very well be the electric or hybrid version of the R8 have been made public.
Oblivious to the ongoing rumors saying Audi will/will not unveil an electric vehicle at the Frankfurt Show, the German manufacturer has set up a web site confirming the release. Alongside some interesting facts about electricity, a few things clear up the fog a bit.
Will it be the R8 e-Tron? Probably. Whatever its name, Audi not making an alternative-drive sportscar would have put them behind rivals BMW and Mercedes, with their Vision EfficientDynamics and the upcoming Mercedes SLS AMG electric drive. So, a bit more pacience, and all will be revealed.
autoevolution will be attending the 2009 Frankfurt Auto Show, so stay tuned for some real up close and personal shots of the vehicles, as well as for first-hand details of the motorized contraptions.
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