Audi presents its new plug-in hybrid A3 – Yahoo News

The firm with the rings announces up to 67 kilometers of autonomy in all electric.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "A few months later the presentation of its new A3, Audi continues to expand the catalog of its flagship compact by unveiling today the 40 TFSI e version, namely the plug-in hybrid model. A declination that falls sharply in France since the first deliveries will begin by the end of the year and prices start from 38,100 euros. Therefore, some models will be eligible the government bonus of 2,000 euros. "data-reactid =" 33 "> A few months after the presentation of its new A3, Audi continues to expand the catalog of its flagship compact by unveiling today the 40 TFSI e version, namely the plug-in hybrid model. A declination that falls sharply in France since the first deliveries will begin by the end of the year and prices start from 38,100 euros. As a result, some models will be eligible for the government bonus of 2000 euros.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "After Audi A6, A7, A8, Q5 and Q7 plug-in hybrids, it is the turn of the small A3 heir to an electrified engine.In detail, it inherits a four-cylinder 1.4 liter TFSI petrol unit from 150 horsepower and of 250 Nm of torque indexed to a synchronous motor with permanent magnets, the power of which is increased to 109 horses and 330 Nm of torque. "data-reactid =" 34 "> After the Audi A6, A7, A8, Q5 and Q7 plug-in hybrids, it's the turn of the small A3 heir to an electrified engine. In detail, it inherits from '' a 1.4-liter TFSI four-cylinder petrol unit from 150 horsepower and of 250 Nm of torque indexed to a synchronous motor with permanent magnets, the power of which is increased to 109 horses and 330 Nm of torque.

Audi A3 Sportback 40 TFSI e

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "For owners of the old Audi A3 hybrid rechargeable, namely the A3 e-tron, the power of the electric motor has been revised upwards. The unit is also more compact and lighter. Together, the two engines provide a power of 204 horses and 350 Nm of torque. Power is still sent to the front wheels via a six-speed S tronic robotic gearbox. "Data-reactid =" 55 "> For owners of the older Audi A3 plug-in hybrid, namely the A3 e-tron, the power of the electric motor has been revised upwards. The unit is also more compact and lighter. Together, the two motors provide a power of 204 horses and 350 Nm of torque. Power is still sent to the front wheels via a six-speed S tronic robotic gearbox.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "On the performance side, Audi announces a 0 to 100 km / h in 7.6 seconds and a maximum speed of 227 km / h. The battery, with a capacity of 13.0 kWh (48% more than the previous model), allows the car to perform up to 67 kilometers in electric mode according to the WLTP cycle. It's 20 kilometers more than the old version (approved under the NEDC cycle) and Audi ensures that the A3 Sportback 40 TFSI e can run up to 140 km / h in electric. & nbsp ; "data-reactid =" 56 "> On the performance side, Audi announces a 0 to 100 km / h in 7.6 seconds and a maximum speed of 227 km / h. The battery, with a capacity of 13.0 kWh (48% more than the previous model), allows the car to perform up to 67 kilometers in electric mode according to the WLTP cycle. This is 20 kilometers more than the old version (approved under the NEDC cycle) and Audi ensures that the A3 Sportback 40 TFSI e can run up to 140 km / h in electric.

Audi A3 Sportback 40 TFSI e

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "The car is delivered with a charging cable of 230 volts for the garage. It can be recharged at a maximum power of 2.9 kW, it takes a little more than four hours to fully recharge a completely empty battery. "data-reactid =" 77 "> The car is delivered with a 230 volt charging cable for the garage. It can be recharged at a maximum power of 2.9 kW, it takes a little over four hours to fully charge a completely empty battery.

The Audi A3 Sportback 40 TFSI e is therefore opposed to the Mercedes Class A 250 e, also plug-in hybrid, which offers 218 horsepower and up to 69 kilometers of autonomy in electric mode. The compact star has been on the market since the end of last year in France and starts from 41,250 euros, or almost 3,000 euros more than the Audi.

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