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PHOTO CAPTION: Audi e-Bike concept weighs about one-third less than normal e-bike.

Audi Designers Create E-tron E-Bike

Using carbon fiber, the 26-inch wheel concept is propelled by a 2.3kW motor and 530Wh lithium battery for a total weight of just 46.3 lbs (21kg).

Published: 12-May-2012

It is hard to believe, but somehow another year has rolled around since the last Wörthersee Tour.
The VW Group meeting of all meetings that brings together fans of the Audi, VW, Seat and Skoda brands will be held for the 31st time at lake Wörthersee in the southern Austrian state of Carinthia from May 16 to 19.

At this year's event, Audi plans to display three conceptual versions of the Q3 compact crossover along with its e-bike Wörthersee prototype.

Beginning with Audi's two-wheel proposal, the e-bike is a futuristic looking study sporting 26-inch wheels made from carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP) that weigh only 600 grams (1.32 lbs) and an ultra-light carbon-fiber frame that tips the scales at an impressively low 1.600 grams (3.53 lbs).

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