In the United States named the safest electric car

В США назвали самый безопасный электрокар

Crossover Audi E-Tron has successfully passed crash tests IIHS and highest safety rating among electric cars Top Safety Pick+.

Electric crossover Audi E-Tron became the first environmentally friendly car to receive the highest safety rating from the U.S. insurance Institute for highway safety IIHS.

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

Audi E-Tron is the first electric car of the German company. The electric crossover is very low in class drag coefficient of 0.28. On a single charge the Audi E-Tron can travel up to 400 km in the cycle WLTP. To charge the Audi E-Tron on the fast charging stations, as well as from the usual household socket. In the first case, the process can take up to one hour, and the second to eight and a half hours.

The car received two powerful motor – one on the front axle and the other on the back. In sum, they give out 408 HP and 660 Nm of torque. And in normal city driving the E-Tron uses only the rear electric motor and front-connected only if necessary: at high speeds or under heavy acceleration. All versions of the Audi E-Tron – wheel-drive.