Audi is introducing the A3 e-tron on the Uk market. The plug-in hybrid hatchback uses a 1.4-liter TFSI petrol engine with 147 hp, together with a 100 hp electric motor.
This makes for a total of 204 hp and 350 Nm, pretty generous resources for a compact car. This helps the Audi A3 e-tron can sprint from 0 to 100 km/h în 7.2 seconds, while topping a speed of 220 km/h.
And now, to attract the eco drivers reading this, we tell you that the Audi A3 e-tron can drive solely on electric power for 31 miles at speeds up to 80 mph. When the lithium-ion battery runs out, the petrol engine comes is. Audi estimates that fuel consumption on first 100 km will be of just 176.6 mpg. The total range of the hybrid A3 version is estimated at 584 miles.
To start feeling the eco touch of the new Audi A3 e-tron, UK clients will have to look deep in their pockets, as prices start at 34.950 GBP.