Audi produces the Audi Duo, a plug-in parallel hybrid version of Audi’s quattro Avant 100. Driven by a 136 hp engine, 2.3L 5-cylinder engine, while driving tears is 9.4-kW electric motor. The problem is that all heavy electric running gear, which greatly compromised Duo efficiency while running on gasoline only, and only ten ever produced.
2012 Audi Q5 Hybrid release. Audi says this sportiest SUV hybrid. This is the first production Audi vehicles that combine both gas and electric drives, ex-Lt 2.0 TFSI four-cylinder, the second a 44-hp electric motor sandwiched between the engine Audi Q5 Hybrid and automatic transmission 8speed. Audi Q5 Hybrid the combined output 241-hp and 354 lb-ft of torque, routed to all four wheels. A cell 72 -, 1.3-kWh lithium-ion battery pack positioned under the load floor, and it takes a minimal toll on the rear cargo area.
The new Audi Q5 Hybrid offers an extended mild electric driving at higher speeds with all the Audi Q5 sporty responsive variants of ordinary petrol driven. The first hybrid in the segment of premium compact SUV, Audi Q5 Hybrid under ideal conditions, a trip of up to three kilometers electric power alone at speeds up to 100 km / h
High Fuel Economy Benefits Audi Q5 Hybrid, Audi Q5 ready to go down to maximize mpg. Audi claims a combined fuel economy of 34 mpg. Using only the power of electric, Audi Q5 Hybrid has a maximum speed of 62 mph, although the maximum power range of nearly two kilometers requires that a fixed speed under 40 mph.
Audi Q5 Hybrid offers three driving modes. “D” for default setting is to work with fuel savings.”S” maximize the increase battery for sporty driving. And “EV” aims to maintain full electric driving Audi Q5 Hybrid.