The Electric Audi R8 e-Tron Set An 8:09 Nürburgring Lap 'Record'

It's official. The record has been set. Audi's 375-hp electric car — the Audi R8 e-tron — is the fastest "series production electric car" to lap the Nürburgring. Markus Winkelhock piloted the car around the 'Ring in 8:09.099. » 6/29/12 2:30pm 6/29/12 2:30pm

The 2012 24 Hours Of Le Mans: Über Gallery

It was a little depressing to watch Toyota and the DeltaWing fall out of the 24 Hours of Le Mans this year to let Audi steamroll the race with little drama through the rest of the classes. At times, though, the beauty of the race took over. » 6/19/12 5:30pm 6/19/12 5:30pm

Audi E-Tron Becomes First Hybrid Car To Win Le Mans

Every win at the 24 Hours of Le Mans is historic, but the Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro's 1-2 victory was especially noteworthy as the vehicles were the first hybrids to win the prestigious auto racing marathon. Let's just not confuse these with your grandma's Prius. » 6/17/12 12:00pm 6/17/12 12:00pm

Audi's first electric car reaches U.S. market early 2013

The Audi etron is Ingolstadt's answer to the hum-drum electric appliance, matching radical performance with a sexy R8-inspired body. Audi says the etron will be on sale in the U.S. early 2013. Time to invest in anti-static boxers. » 3/08/11 12:15pm 3/08/11 12:15pm