Frankfurt 2011: Audi A2 Concept is an utterly fantastical electric car, with lasers. [nggallery id=92]
Filed under: Concept Cars , Frankfurt Motor Show , Audi , Electric The jump from teaser rendering to metal was kind to the new Audi A2 concept, which debuted in Frankfurt today.
Filed under: Hatchback , Audi , Rumormill , Electric Audi A1 e-tron concept – Click above for high-res image gallery The original, all-aluminum Audi A2 was a unique beast, which Heinrich Timm, Audi’s head of lightweight design, maintains was ahead of its time. However, the rumored 2012 A2 is likely to utilize a steel unibody platform, and the latest reports indicate that Audi’s mini-lux will have a new reason for being special. Autocar quotes anonymous sources who say the next A2 could be Audi’s first electric-only vehicle
Filed under: Audi , Rumormill With its lightweight aluminum spaceframe and miniature luxury aspirations, the first generation Audi A2 was a vehicle a bit ahead of its time.