Spearheading the electric offensive:
RS e-tron GT prototype proves its mettle in initial tests
Audi presents the production-based RS e-tron GT as the sporty and technological spearhead of its electric offensive and the first all-electric RS model launched by Audi Sport GmbH. Formula E Champion and Audi driver Lucas di Grassi extensively tested the Gran Turismo sports car and engaged in an exchange with its developers. Along with other texts, numerous photographs, videos and animations we have compiled this conversation in a press kit for you.
The moment of truth: Formula E driver Lucas di Grassi tests production-based RS e-tron GT
A late-summer day in Neuburg an der Donau. Parked in front of the building of Audi’s Competence Center Motorsport is a production-based RS e-tron GT, surrounded by four men. Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler’s Formula E driver and champion of the 2016/17 season Lucas di Grassi is engaged in a discussion with three e-tron GT developers: Dennis Schmitz from Audi, Jaan-Mattes Reiling from Audi Sport GmbH and Christian Schröder from development partner PSW, an Audi subsidiary.
Audi R8 LMS and Audi RS e-tron GT prototype: today meets tomorrow
They both originate from Neckarsulm, they embody the fascination of sports cars of today and tomorrow, and they reflect the whole passion with which Audi develops and builds cars: The successful GT3 racing car Audi R8 LMS and the new Audi RS e-tron GT prototype meet for the first time at the world’s largest GT3 racing event, the Spa 24 Hours.
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