The company Audi, reported online sources, no longer plans to produce supercar R8 e -tron, equipped all-electric power plant.

The car is equipped with two electric motors on the rear axle. They provide power to 456 horsepower and torque of 920 Nm. Sports car is able to accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in just 3.9 seconds.

Electric trolley weighs almost 1,800 kg, which is explained by the large mass of the battery pack. Declared cruising range on one charge reaches 450 km.

itself, Audi sales of electric R8 e-tron does not disclose. Network sources also suggest that sold less than 100 copies.

Termination of production electric vehicle is explained by the low demand. This is not surprising, because the price of the car is $ 1.1 million.

However, the development of fully electric vehicles directions Audi has no plans to give up. So, approximately in 2018 should begin release electric crossover. It is known that the car will receive three electric motors. One is located on the front axle, the other two – on the back. The total capacity of 320 kW, with the possibility of a short-term increase of up to 370 kW. The car can accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in about 4.6 seconds. The maximum speed will be at least 210 km / h (electronically limiter).