Audi PB18 e-tron: Mid-engine shooting brake EV for both road and track

The Audi PB18 e-tron has a practical shooting brake body, and two seats with 3-point harnesses, but can be reconfigured as a central monoposto for racing.


The PB18 e-tron has two electric motors. The front motor makes 150kW (201hp), an the rear motor makes 350kW (469hp). Together they deliver 500kW (671hp) and 830Nm (612 lb-ft), with 570kW (764hp) available on “overboost”. The car has a 0-100km/h time of just over 2 seconds.

With a 95kWh solid state battery, Audi expects the PB18 e-tron to weigh just 1,550 kg (3,417 lb), and have a 499km (310mi) WLTP range. There’s 800V fast charging, and wireless charging too.

The PB18 e-tron rides on 22″ wheels with 275/35 tires at the front and 315/30 at the back. It has 19″ carbon disc brakes.

Dimensions

Length: 4.53m | 178.4″
Width: 2m | 78.7″
Height: 1.15m | 45.3″
Wheelbase: 2.7m | 106.3″

Trunk space: 470L | 16.6 cu ft



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Joshua Thompson

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Audi PB18 e-tron: Mid-engine shooting brake EV for both road and track