Dakar-Winning RS Q e-tron on Display at AutoStadt Until 4/28

[source: AutoStadt, translation by Apple]

Wolfsburg, 19. April 2024 – Rally feeling in the Autostadt in Wolfsburg: From now on, visitors can marvel at the Audi RS Q e-tron and thus the winning vehicle of this year’s Dakar Rally. Already at its debut in January 2022, the prototype caused a stir with efficiency and competitiveness. In 2024, the Audi Sport team now made history after around 7,900 rally kilometers: With a 1 hour and 20 minute lead, the drivers Carlos Sainz and Lucas Cruz won the Dakar Rally for the first time in the Audi RS Q e-tron, which is considered the “hardest rally in the world”. The winning vehicle is until the 28th. April in the Piazza.

Key data Audi RS Q e-tron
Marathon rally vehicle (category T1U – alternative drives) with a chassis made of steel lattice tube frame in combination with carbon/cylon fiber composite structural components

Drive type: All-wheel drive with electrically driven axles

Power: System power vehicle below 286 kW

Transmission: Per axle one 1-speed speed road transmission incl. limited-slip differential

Battery: High Voltage Battery System (HVBS), approx. 370 kg (wet), lithium-ion cells, usable battery capacity approx. 52 kWh, charging with max. 220 kW while driving by energy converter

Energy converter: 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo engine from the DTM, coupled via a shaft with a generator

Dimensions and weight: Length 4.67 m Width 2.30 m Height 1.95 m Minimum weight 2,100 kg without driver Tank capacity max. 340 liters

Mileage: 0–100 km/h in less than 4.5 s (on loose ground) Maximum speed regulated to max. 170 km/h

The Autostadt can be visited daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. with a valid day or annual ticket. Access to the Piazza is free of charge.

About the Autostadt in Wolfsburg – the world’s leading automotive destination
As a communication platform of the Volkswagen Group and its brands, the Autostadt in Wolfsburg makes the values of the group and the topic of mobility tangible in all its facets. More than 42 million guests have visited the theme park and extracurricular learning place since its opening in 2000, which is thus one of the most popular tourist destinations in Germany. In addition, the Autostadt is the world’s largest automotive delivery center and houses the cross-brand automobile museum ZeitHaus. With a variety of cultural events, the Autostadt is also an international meeting place for those interested in culture.

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