Time to give the R8 e-tron it’s own thread?
…/ by Greg Kable
12 December 2013
The Audi R8 e-tron will make it into limited-scale production.
Audi has backtracked on an earlier decision to cancel production of the R8 etron, and will now push ahead with small-scale production of the zero-emission two-seater as part of a number of sweeping changes made to its research and engineering operations since the arrival of its new head, Ulrich Hackenberg.
Citing recent advances in lithium-ion battery technology that has reportedly increased its range from an original 215km (134 miles) to close to 400km (248.5 miles), insiders at Audi’s headquarters in Germany suggest the R8 etron will now go into limited production during the latter half of 2014. /…
Audi R8 e-tron to be built | Autocar