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Audi’s R8 E-Tron Nordschleife Record Run Video

Audi R8 E-Tron Nurburgring Rekord Run

Audi have released the cockpit video of the Audi R8 E-Tron Record lap of the Nordschleife for an 100% Electric car with an impressive time of 8:09 seconds.

Also on show in the car is the rear facing camera which was first used on the Le Mans R18 in place of the usual rear mirror due to the poor visibility out of the rear.

The R8 e-tron has two electric motors that produce 308 hp and 820 Nm of torque which is available throughout. The battery is a 49 kWh lithium-ion which powers the cars motors to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 4.6 seconds, hit a limited top speed of 200 kph.

The cars limiter was removed for this run and reported to be at 250kph.

Without the sound of an engine and the only way I can explain it, is white noise coming from the wind and tyre squeel we might have found a new interrogation technique to be used at Guantanamo.

Audi R8 Etron Nurburgring

Audi Etron Production Prototype Spyshots.

Well heres the new 2012 Audi Etron uncamouflaged and raising its profile at the Nurburgring in Germany.

Powering this car will be Four motors two each at the front and rear axles driving the wheels, making this a true quattro all-wheel drive.

Hinted to Produce around 313 horsepower, the two-seater accelerates from 0-62 mph in 4.8 seconds, and from 37-75 mph in 4.1 seconds.

The top speed is limited 124.27 mph, as the amount of energy required by the flux capacitor will likely result in time travel.

Also interestingly the images give us a hint of the detailing in this years facelifted R8.

We are expecting the official announcement and the reveal of the car at this years Frankfurt IAA.

Audi R8 Etron Nurburgring