Electric mobility at its best is the name of the game when it comes to premium electric vehicles. At one of the most anticipated automotive events of 2013, Audi will present a vision of what the future of mobility will look like as seen through the windshields of its “sphere” concept cars (all three of them!) and the S1 e-tron quattro Hoonitron concept car.
As the first member of Audi’s concept cars, the Audi skysphere is a two-door electric convertible, designed with a variable wheelbase in order to give drivers the option of both a sporty and grand touring driving experience when they use it. As a progressive luxury segment vehicle, it is Audi’s vision for the progressive luxury segment of the future. Aside from being able to adjust the length of the exterior of the car by 250 millimeters, the frame and body pieces can also be slid into one another to make it larger or smaller.
Audi Will Debut All Three Sphere Concept Cars
Audi’s grandsphere is a 17ft (5.3m) long sedan concept that is capable of Level 4 autonomous driving. It is the newest in Audi’s line of sedans. (Hopefully, it will be better than Tesla’s Self-Driving technology, but we’ll have to wait and see.) It is the second of the three “sphere” concept vehicles, and in the near future, Audi says that the technology and design attributes of this vehicle will appear again in future models that they may produce.
And last but not least, we have the Audi urbansphere, which was originally created with high-traffic Chinese megacities in mind. However, the Audi urbansphere can be used in other highly-populated cities around the world as well – hence its name, which means “urban.”. According to Audi, the Audi urbansphere will offer the largest interior space of any Audi to date. It can either be used as a mobile office or as a lounge that you can put whatever you want inside of it.
There has been a great deal said already about the S1 Hoonitron.
However, that isn’t all. This year’s Monterey Car Week will also be marked by the presence of Audi’s classic five-cylinder race winning cars – the 1984 Group B Audi quattro A2, the 1987 Audi S1 Pikes Peak, the 1988 Audi SCCR Trans Am, and the 1989 Audi IMSA GTO – all of which are on display at the festival.
Is there nothing else to do? Have fun watching the show.