Audi plans to build its R8 e-tron after all, but only for internal testing and development.
Audi apparently has ditched plans for its all-electric R8 e-tron super car, likely because of problems they were concerned of around bringing it to market.
Audi has announced its upcoming R8 e-tron supercar, rumored to be pricing around $250,000, will sport as a feature option an all-digital rear view mirror.
Audi recently smoked a record at the demanding Nürburgring track in Germany, going 8 minutes, 9 seconds in a single lap in its R8 e-tron that will be coming to dealerships later this year.
Luxury automaker Audi says its all-electric R8 e-tron,which accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.8 seconds. should start to hit roads in late 2012.