Sep 4 2013, 12:00pm CDT | by Shane McGlaun
Audi has officially unveiled a new concept car in Berlin called the Sport Quattro. The vehicle is a two door coupe and uses a plug-in hybrid powertrain. The total power of the hybrid powertrain is 700 hp. The concept car has a wheelbase of 109.61 inches and is 181.18 inches long.
It uses Audi's new Matrix LED technology headlights that will be available by the end of the year in a production automobile. The vehicle is powered by a 4.0-liter twin turbo V8 engine producing 560 hp and 516.29 pounds-foot of torque.
The electric motor is located between the engine and transmission and produces 100 kW and 295 pound-foot of torque on its own. The car is capable of driving 31 miles on electricity alone. The top speed is estimated at 189 mph and the car should be able to hit 62 mph in 3.7 seconds.
Shane is a self described car aficionado. He loves muscle cars, but also knows how green cars work. He has years of experience in testing cars and writes about cars with deeply felt emotions.
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