In the United States called the safest electric car

In the United States called the safest electric car

August 21, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

The Audi e-tron electric crossover was the first environmentally friendly car to receive the highest safety rating from the American Highway Safety Institute (IIHS).

The car passed all six collision tests, also experts conducted a study of headlights and the operation of security systems. For all categories, the crossover received a rating of “good” or “excellent”. As a result, the electric car received the highest safety rating Top Safety Pick +.

Audi e-tron – the first electric car of the German company. The electric crossover has a low drag coefficient of 0.28. On a single charge, the Audi e-tron can travel up to 400 km in the WLTP cycle. It can be charged at fast charging stations, as well as from a regular household outlet. In the first case, the process can take up to one hour, and in the second – up to eight and a half hours.

The car received two powerful electric motors on the front and rear axles. In total, they give out 408 liters. with. and 660 Nm of torque. Moreover, with normal city driving, the e-tron uses only the rear electric motor, and the front one is connected, if necessary, at high speeds or during intensive acceleration. All versions of the Audi e-tron are all-wheel drive.