In the next Hall of Shanghai know more models in the range of Audi e-tron. One of them is the Audi A6 L e-tron, exclusively for the Chinese market, while the other is the Q7 Audi e-tron for China which has important differences from the European model. This Audi Q7 Hybrid uses a gasoline engine instead of a diesel and also has slight cosmetic changes to the front bumper.
Unlike the European model rests under the hood engine 2.0 TFSI four-cylinder, which along with other electrical, achieve 367 horsepower and 700 Nm of torque. These figures make it possible 0-100 of 5.9 seconds and a top speed of 220 km / h. It is the first plug-in hybrid in the world with gasoline engine and quattro all-wheel drive. In this case it is a complete drive system with physical union between both axes. Models like the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV resort to an electric motor on the rear axle.
If we analyze both engines separately, we see that the 2.0 TFSI delivers 252 horses and 370 Nm, while the electric spends 128 horses and 350 Nm of torque. The electric motor is integrated into the automatic transmission eight-speed Tiptronic and serves as the starter and alternator.
The range in electric mode is 53 kilometers , using electricity stored in lithium-ion batteries that are charged in about two and a half hours. Using also the fuel tank could get to reach a theoretical range of 1,020 kilometers. the average consumption is estimated at 2.5 liters per 100 and CO2 emissions are 60 g / km.
The hybrid system offers four driving modes . In EV mode using mode prioritizes 100% electric in Hybrid both engines are used in search of a low consumption, while in Battery Hold it comes to conserving the energy stored in the battery and the way Charge is recharging. The Q7 Audi e-tron always starts in electric mode and the gasoline engine is activated when we passed a certain point accelerator pedal.
In terms of equipment to standard equipment is comprehensive and includes elements like the MMI multimedia system browser, digital watches box 12.3 “, alloy wheels 19″ or LED headlamps etc. elements. The list of options is substantial and can equip many systems driving assistance or comfort.
This new e-tron Audi Q7 petrol engine will start marketing in early 2016 , with China, Singapore and Japan as major markets. Probably this same variant petrol engine is also marketed in North America.
Source – Audi
From 58,910 euro
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