German giant automobile industry ‘Audi’ has announced that it will offer more than just luxury with its new concept electronic supercar ‘R8 e-tron’ which was recently unveiled at a consumer electronics show (CES) in Shanghai China having a technology that would free up drivers to do whatever they can while travelling.
Audi CEO Rupert Stadler said, “The Audi R8 e-tron piloted driving represents the technology trends of our industry.”
Supercar concretize the company’s new piloted driving concept, its third autonomous concept vehicle following experiments with the RS7 and A7. With 455bhp electric powertrain, the car is capable of reaching a speed of 62 miles per hour (mph) in 3.9 seconds. It has a top speed of 155mph and a full battery recharge in less than two hours. Despite that, the concept car consists of a lot of tech features, such as a vast number of sensors, laser scanners and video cameras, enabling it to drive without direct driver input. These sources will send data to a central computer within the car which creates a virtual picture of the car’s environment.