Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo: From the PlayStation to the race track

Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo: From the PlayStation to the race track
Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo: From the PlayStation to the race track
Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo

With the amply electric" Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo" hypothesi vehicle Audi is now turning electric mobility into a tangible event in a unique course. Originally developed alone for virtual scampers on PlayStation 4, Audi is moving the brand-new race car life through partnerships with Formula E. Starting with the hasten in Rome on Saturday, April 14, the Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo will be deployed as a hasten taxi.

" E-Mobility is rapidly gaining relevance ," says Peter Mertens, Member of the Board of Management, Technological development, AUDI AG ." That is why in 2017 Audi was the first German pioneer to recruit Formula E with a factory-backed commitment. In our exploitation laboratory motorsport, we are continuously expanding our knowledge in e-mobility and throng important event also in extremely demanding contexts. With the Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo hasten taxi the administration is turning electric mobility into a tangible event for our the consumers and patrons as part of the Formula E scoots- in the middle of the world's metropolises ."

The customers and patrons of the symbol with the four phones will be able to experience Formula E's city tours as prices in the Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo starting at the hasten in Rome( April 14 ). Works at Audi's pre-production center developed and made this one-of-a-kind vehicle within the chamber of simply eleven months based on the results of the sketch of the Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo from the" Gran Turismo" PlayStation recreation. The million-selling" Gran Turismo" recreation has long acquired doctrine status with gamers around the globe. Audi has been working together with Sony and Polyphony Digital- the creators of" Gran Turismo "- for roughly 20 terms. Audi painters demonstrated the Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo for the "Vision Gran Turismo" competition that was launched on world markets on the incitement of the favourite game's 15 th commemoration. Countless vehicle manufacturers developed virtual race cars for the contest.

Many of these hypothesi vehicles were subsequently improved as full-scale images as well and presented at swap vouches. The Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo , nonetheless, be the first time that concept vehicle of this compas to be deployed to real-world race tracks as a fully functional vehicle ." This is what we are particularly proud of ," says Audi's foreman decorator Marc Lichte ." Although the process of drafting a virtual vehicle tolerates much greater freedom and the process of developing understanding which are only hard to implement in reality, we did not want to slotted a alone imaginary hypothesi on gyrations. Our object was a fully functional vehicle. The Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo been demonstrated that electric mobility at Audi is very emotive. This vehicle incorporates myriad a number of aspects of our brand-new design language such as the inverted single frame in the vehicle's color that will be regular for our brand-new e-tron images ."

Audi has intentionally taken up motif influences and the color of the acclaimed Audi 90 quattro IMSA GTO with which the company in 1989 joyful motorsport charity in the North American IMSA-GTO racing series with operators like Hans-Joachim Stuck, Walter Rohrl, Hurley Haywood and Scott Goodyear. Boasting a combination of systematic lightweight motif and quattro drive taken together with a potent five-cylinder turbo machine, the car was far ahead of its age back then.



The Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo has permanent all-wheel drive as well, the amply electric e-tron quattro all-wheel drive with variable backbone deployment. Three electric machines, each with yield of 200 kW, propel the notion vehicle. Two electric machines drive the buttock axle and the third one the figurehead axle, exerting its components from the future Audi e-tron. System output is 600 kW (8 15 hp ). With a limiting significance of 1,450 kilograms the electric race car has a backbone to weight fraction of 1.78 kilograms per horsepower with prototype 50:50 percentage significance deployment between the figurehead and the rear axle. The Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo intensifies from 0 to 100 km/ h in less than 2.5 seconds.

Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo

Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo

Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo

Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo

Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo

Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo

Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo

Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo

Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo

Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo

Audi e-tron Vision Gran Turismo


The futuristic hasten taxi will be deployed at all European Formula E scampers and myriad other is happening in 2018. At the rotate will be former DTM driver Rahel Frey from Switzerland or Le Mans winner Dindo Capello from Italy.


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