Audi e-tron will be the basis of future R4

Rumors say Audi’s newest concept e-tron will be the basis of future R4, model designed between R8 and TT concepts.

Revealing the second concept e-tron at the Detroit Showroom, gave birth to speculations on future sportive models by Audi. Rumors say e-tron will be the basis of a future R4, a kind of little brother of current R8.

Positioned above TT, the model will be a compact coupe, with central engine. The units which will put in motion the sportive from Ingolstadt will be under TFSI label, the entry-level following to be propelled by the unity of 4 cylinders and ¹.0 liters. Under the hood will be another unity of ¹.5 liters but the main news will be electric drive train.

Consequently, the electric engine technology put on each wheel may debut for the first time on a R4. Audi will also launch with this occasion the e-tron indicative, which will be find on all electric models as “Quattro” become the synonym of wheel drive.

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