German automaker Audi has unveiled the e-tron Sportback Concept at the 2017 Shanghai Motor Show. The concept showcases the second series-production electric model set to hit the roads by 2019.
The front fascia of the e-tron Sportback Concept features slender LED headlights and illuminated four-ring logo in the middle of grille shaped part. The bottom of the door and rear bumper gets muscular lines.
The rear tail lights are joined by a light strip. The conventional ORVMs are replaced by cameras. Audi states that it will also improve airflow and reduce cabin noise at high speeds.
The exterior of the e-tron Sportback features extended wheel arches and 23-inch wheels with the 6-spoke design. Interestingly the concept does not get door handles.
The Audi e-sport Sportback Concept draws power from three electric motors. One motor is mounted on the front axle and two on the rear. The motors deliver an output of 429bhp. The power delivery increases to 469bhp with the boost mode engaged.
The interior of the e-tron Sportback Concept features 4-seat layout. The vehicle also sports 3-spoke steering wheel with illuminated logo, infotainment system and touch sensitive screens below the infotainment system.
The e-tron Sportback Concept also gets a 95kWh liquid-cooled lithium-ion battery. The car can sprint from 0-100km/h in just 4.5 seconds. The concept has a range of more than 500km as per NEDC estimates.