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2014 Audi e-tron Spyder [w/video]

Driving Audi's Futurethink Diesel-Electric Roadster At last September's Paris Motor Show, we were thrilled to see this very concept car, the Audi e-tron Spyder. The crisp lines of its carbon composite exterior, its tapering side windows, its airflow vents cut in the hood, its almost impossibly clean and sleek interior treatment... all of it spoke strongly without trying too hard. After the September 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show debut of the R8-based all-electric e-tron, we then got the surprise of seeing an even smaller one – also called "e-tron" (perhaps to confuse and/or not... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
TT 3.0L V6 diesel + two electric motors
Power:
385 HP / 739 LB-FT
Transmission:
CVT
MSRP:
$2.7 Million
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    CES 2011: Audi shows off revised eTron Spyder
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    Audi CEO Rupert Stadler rolled onto the stage in the same eTron Spyder we saw in Paris, but for the crowd in Sin City, Audi swapped the silver paint for a more delectable red hue. Aside from the color change, everything else remains the same, from the 300-horsepower twin-turbo TDI V6 churning out 479 pound-feet of torque to the front-mounted battery and ...

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    How Audi created the e-tron Spyder
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    Audi has pulled back the covers on how it created the e-tron Spyder for the Paris Motor Show, and it's giving us a rare glimpse into what went on behind the scenes. It took five months to turn the sketches into the Paris runway beauty, and Audi tells the story from the viewpoint of the designers modeling and how they balance styling with feasibility. ...

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    Paris 2010: Audi e-tron Spyder is what topless hybrid dreams are made of
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    Audi keeps on growing its e-tron family. The automaker pulled a fast one by unveiling yet another electrified monster at the 2010 Paris Motor Show, only this time, the low-slung hybrid came sans-top. The concept is powered by two electric motors and a 300-horsepower twin-turbo TDI V6 that comes to the fight with 479 pound-feet of torque. Audi says that ...

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    First images of Audi e-tron Spyder leak out?
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    We aren't sure of the provenance and we have no information beyond the images, but these could be the first sketches of the oft-rumored Audi e-Tron Spyder that's supposedly set to debut at the Paris Motor Show. As you'd expect, this convertible creature appears to be based on the design of the e-Tron Concept shown at the Detroit Auto Show this year, not ...

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    MISC Audi e-tron Spyder
    First images of Audi e-tron Spyder leak out?
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    We aren't sure of the provenance and we have no information beyond the images, but these could be the first sketches of the oft-rumored Audi e-Tron Spyder that's supposedly set to debut at the Paris Motor Show. As you'd expect, this convertible creature appears to be based on the design of the e-Tron Concept shown at the Detroit Auto Show this year, not ...

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