Audi e-bike, high-end sport machine
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 10:37:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Starting May 16, Audi will be presenting an extremely emotion-inspiring sports machine, the Audi e-bike Wörthersee
Using carbon fiber, the 26-inch wheel concept is propelled by a 2.3kW motor and 530Wh lithium battery for a total weight of just 46.3 lbs (21kg).
First, the futuristic-looking frame (3.53 pounds) is made from carbon fiber and it houses a touchscreen-equipped computer with WiFi, plus the necessary lithium-ion battery pack to power it. The wheels (1.32 pounds each) are made from carbon-fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP). Together, this keeps the weight down to just 46.3 pounds including the swappable battery and, thus, helps to make the e-bike more efficient. The motor peaks at 2.3kW for 250 Nm of torque.
Second, there are five “travel
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