Audi is launching a plug-in hybrid version of the long-wheelbase A6 L it makes in China, pairing a 2.0-liter turbo four to an electric motor. It bows at the Shanghai Auto Show exclusively for the Chinese market.
Audi A6 L E Tron
Audi has finally spread its plug-in hybrid technology to the A6 L. The German automaker unveiled the A6 L e-Tron technology study on Monday at the 2012 Beijing Motor Show, complete with an all-electric driving range of nearly 50 miles at 37 mph. Liquid-cooled lithium-ion batteries power the 95-horsepower electric motor, though a 211-hp turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder can step in at any time for more acceleration or additional range. The A6 L e-tron can operate in fully-electric, hybrid or g