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First drive: 2020 Audi E-tron S Sportback prototype

1 month ago   |   By Autocar

New tri-motor layout gives electric SUV amazing torque vectoring capability
Engineers including Sir Alec Issigonis, who once reinvented the Mini Moke as an Arctic exploration device using dual 848cc engines with interconnected throttle cabling, have discovered that two combustion engines in one car is rarely worth the trouble.
Electric motors are proving to be much better suited to this approach, though. They're easier to package, control and maintain than oily powerplants and offer crushing performance potential when teamed up, which is why spec sheet headliners such as the Tesla Model S...
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Get an early look at the Audi E-Tron S Sportback - Roadshow

Get an early look at the Audi E-Tron S Sportback - Roadshow

1 month ago   |   By CNET

Beneath the ostentatious matte camouflage and safety orange color scheme, we get our first taste of Audi's new three-motor electric Quattro system.
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Audi E-Tron S Sportback prototype first drive review: Are three motors better than two? - Roadshow

1 month ago   |   By CNET

The sportier S-badged electric SUVs will hit the road with improved performance and control thanks to a new three-motor E-Quattro system.
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