Audi A1 e-tron in German colors for the 2012 London Olympics
Audi has designed it’s A1 E-tron model with German colors as it’s a partner of the German Olympics Sports Confederation (DOSB) and National Paralympic Committee Germany (DSB). Basically it’s an electrically powered car with a range extender. This Audi A1 E-tron model reaches a maximum speed of about 135 km/h based on the output of its 75 kW (102 bhp) engine. In case of long journeys, this car has been equipped with a compact combustion engine which charges the battery while traveling. This process allows the range of this vehicle to be extended to 250 km.
The Audi A1 E-tron is an exhibition car and will reinforce shuttle services between the German house and MS Deutschland Cruise ship. Audi has provided a fleet of 60 vehicles so as to make transportation and mobility easy for those using these services. The Audi A1 e-tron sports black bezel headlamps, car graphics in the German colors as also initials 2012 on the side mirrors and A1 e-tron on the doors. Audi etron price is not disclosed.
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Audi A1 e-tron for the German Olympic team
This car will attract attention in London: as partner of the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) and the National Paralympic Committee Germany (DBS) Audi presented the Olympic squad with an Audi A1 e-tron in the German colors. It is an electric car with a range extender. The A1 e-tron reaches a maximum speed of 130 km/h thanks to its power of 75 kW (102 hp). If the battery power is exhausted a compact combustion engine, the range extender, recharges the battery as required and in doing so increases the range to up to 250 kilometers. The A1 is used as an exhibition car and reinforces the shuttle service between the German House and the MS Deutschland cruise ship, which Audi equips with a total of 60 vehicles. The Ingolstadt based automobile manufacturer recently extended its partnership with the DOSB and DBS to the end of 2016.