Audi R8 e-tron in self-driving CES Asia debut

  • AFP
  • Updated: May 27, 2015 11:00 IST

Electric concept car, the Audi R8 e-tron, is being introduced to attendees at CES Asia in Shanghai with a range of extras that make it capable of autonomous driving.

A raft of extras augment the recent Geneva Motor Show's Audi R8 e-tron, including a laser scanner, video cameras, ultrasonic sensors and radar sensors, all of which help the Piloted Driving Concept understand its surroundings.

Those additional gadgets form part of a vehicle that can go 0 to 100km/h (62.1 mph) in 3.9 seconds, knocks out 340 kW of power, and has a driving range of 450km (279.6 mi) according to Audi figures.

CES Asia runs May 25-27, 2015.

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