Audi A3 e-tron Live in Detroit

Audi A3 e-tron Live in Detroit

Audi A3 e-tron Live in Detroit

Audi A3 e-tron Live in Detroit

The Audi A3 e-tron Sportback continues to make its auto show rounds.

Here we see it hit the stage at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show.

Audi says the A3 e-tron will officially launch in the US in early 2015.

This highly anticipated plug-in from Audi will become the German automaker's first production PHEV to be sold in the US.

As for price, we’ve got two tidbits of info to go on.

Specs for the A3 e-tron, at least those we know, break out like this:

  • The Audi A3 Sportback e-tron accelerates to a speed of 100 km/h (62.14 mph) in just 7.6 seconds
  • It has a top speed of 222 km/h (137.94 mph).
  • Its average fuel consumption is just 1.5 liters of gasoline per 100 kilometers (156.81 US mpg)
  • It offers a 50 kilometers (31.07 miles) driving range in electric mode
  • total driving range is 940 kilometers (584.09 miles).
  • The battery of the A3 Sportback e-tron has an energy capacity of 8.8 kWh and can be charged in less than 2.5 hours using a 16 A electrical outlet.
  • The five-door, five-seat vehicle has weight of  1,580 kilograms (3,483.30 lb)

Under The Hood Of The Audi A3 e-tron Live in Detroit

Under The Hood Of The Audi A3 e-tron Live in Detroit

Gallery Of Audi's Nifty Charge Port Hiding Spot: