Gallery: Audi unveiled the fully electronic E-Tron SUV

Audi unveiled the E-Tron, a battery-powered crossover will be made in Brussels and will arrive in the US showrooms later this year, during a big Monday night bash in Tesla Inc.'s backyard. Mercedes-Benz revealed its own electric crossover earlier this month, and BMW showed off another Tesla-fighting concept model on Sunday.
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The Audi e-tron is the first fully electrically powered series production model from the brand with the four rings. The company will present its sporty full-size SUV – which is suitable for everyday use – to the world for the first time in San Francisco.
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The electric SUV is powered by two powerful electric motors that are locally CO2-neutral and virtually silent.
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A new generation of the quattro drive, the electric all-wheel drive, ensures excellent traction and dynamics.
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The electric SUV taps its maximum recuperation potential in combination with the integrated electrohydraulic brake control system.
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One highlight of this concept are the optional virtual exterior mirrors – a worldwide first in a series production model.
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Its expressive sill area, the electric tailboard and the light gray Singleframe are indicators of the high-voltage technology that makes for a special driving experience.
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Not only do they reduce aerodynamic drag, they also take digitalization in the vehicle to a whole new level.
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It ensures the continuous and variable regulation of the ideal distribution of drive torques between the two axles – within a fraction of a second.