New driver-less technology

Set to Release: Audi’s R8 Supercar Power

Featuring supercar technology: e-tron performance relates to four-wheel electric motors that are specifically designed to create an approximate 3320 ft-lbs of torque. Surprisingly, this type of power can whirl up to 124 mph with 150 miles on a full charge. In combination, the e-tron supercar technology is equipped to communicate with other vehicles and road signs. Altogether, the build-up of sensors, rays, and computer interface belong to the e-tron performance vehicle design–set to be released Spring 2016.


Electronic Show Technology [2015]


As a leader, Audi CEO Rupert Stadler continued to announce how the conclusive science of futuristic and enhancing vehicle technology. As featured, the new R8 e-tron electric supercar is the brand of Audi’s upcoming autonomous driving technology. Earlier, during the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show Asia–held in Shanghai, China–Audi CEO highlights the R8 e-tron Pilot Driving features as predictably aligned from assembly to deliver in the near future. Its electronic design is true: an R8 e-tron electric supercar that augments the theory of using an array of sensors (i.e. video cameras, ultrasonic sensors, and radar sensors (front and rear), along with a newly developed laser scanner.

In brief, a technological combination of this caliber magnifies the central driver assistance control unit (zFAS), which is a compact central computer that is designed to produce an image of the vehicle’s environment (surroundings). Frankly, this particular concept is featured during an A7 Pilot Droving exercise: A prototype was tasked to assist visitors at the CES Asia by moving visitors from Shanghai Expo Area to the Bund riverside (without a physical-human driver–i.e. w/o driver’s assistance).


R8 Supercar Power


The R8 is set to hit the U.S. Market in as early 2016. The aim of this vehicle is to add more power without adding the weight. Some compare the R8 to the Lamborghini Huracan that was initiated in 2014. For your information, Volkswagen is known to own Audi and Lambo. Moreover, V-10 is the machined engine that is tasked to assist the R8. Surprising to fans, the V-10 houses up to 540 horsepower and 398 ft-lb of torque. Additionally, this contraption can assist at 0 to 62 mph in a 3.5 seconds (top speed 200 mph).

The lighter weight value comes from a lighter aluminum chassis, along with carbon fiber components that a lot a drop in weight of approximately 177-lbs.

The R8 model is still set to go on sale Spring 2016. However, according to sources, the U.S. price hasn’t been released. Although the V-10 is the norm, there is hope that Audi will release a V-8 model with a six-speed manual transmission in the future



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