Specialists of the German engineering company Schaeffler built an electric prototype called 4ePerformance on the basis of the “charged” Audi RS3 Sedan.
Outside, the electric car stands out due to the developed aerodynamic body kit with the extended wheel arches, however the main changes occurred under the hood.
Specialists Schaeffler abandoned the original 2.5-liter turbo engine in favor of four electric motors, borrowed from the car ABT Schaeffler FE01. The latter took part in the Formula-E season 2016-2017.
Electric engines in the concept 4ePerformance are installed in pairs on the front and rear axles, with each of them developing 299 hp. and 320 Nm. As a result, the aggregate output of aggregates reaches 1,196 forces.
In conjunction with electric motors receiving power from a set of batteries with a capacity of 64 kWh, a single-speed transmission operates, with each of the motors connected to its wheel via a spur gear. Due to this solution, vectorization of the torque is achieved.
It is known that from zero to 200 km / h the prototype can accelerate in less than 7.0 seconds, but other specifications of the model are not specified. There is no information about the future prospects of this project.