Audi Avatar Concept is a futuristic 3-seat electric
supercar designed to provide drivers of 2032 the joy of driving that
they had playing racing games when they were kids. Inspired by the 1937
Auto Union Type C Streamline racing car, the Avatar Concept is the 21st
century avatar of its ancestor a century ago.
Long range supercharge-ion battery driving 4 powerful
in-wheel electric motors, together with ultra light aerodynamic body,
enable the car to accelerate from 0-100km/h in 2.9s, reach top speed of
more than 360km/h with nimble and agile handling. Finally, the
computer generation can have the car and fun that belongs to them.
exterior desing of the car is inspired by the form of fabric blown in
the wind. The form also carries traces of the historical Auto Union
Type C Streamline racer.
There are no conventional doors on the
car, but instead, inspired by the jet fighters, there are three glass
canopies. The main canopy opens forward together with the steering
wheel and the dashboard; the two passengers’ canopies open backwards;
and a side panel on the bodywork opens downwards to act as a step, making the event of getting in and out of the cockpit very special and easy.
interior of the car is as simple and futuristic as the exterior. Single
sheet transparent LCD dashboard displays all the essential data such as
speed and mileage. The screen in the center of the steering wheel
displays digital map. The information can also be projected on the
canopy by a head up display. The whole driving experience would be like
flying a fighter jet. There is a small but handy luggage space behind
the driver seat for handbags and suitcases. It is also an arm rest for
The interior is simply one continuous sheet,
starting from the dashboard, then being folded and bended to create
floor carpet and seats. The drive by wire system makes it possible to
allow the interior to feature interchangeable steering module. The
default is traditional steering wheels, the driver can exchange the
steering wheel for joy stick module or even key board module depends on
Four wheels are housed inside the car’s
four “legs”. Each wheel contains an Audi In-wheel Electric Drive Unit,
making the car an evolution in Audi’s trademark “Quattro” all time
four-wheel-drive system. The long range Supercharge-ion battery which
powers the in-wheel motors are separated into two packs located in
front of as well as behind the cockpit, creating a perfect 50:50 weight
distribution of the car for excellent handling.
Electric Drive Unit is a compact module consists of a powerful electric
motor, a disc brake with two brake calipers and two magnetorheological
shock absorbers, all in the space of a wheel hub.
changes it’s shape when the wheels are turning. The car features
four-wheel-steering technology, with the front wheels doing most of the
steering, and the rear wheels steer within 10 degrees for assistance,
making the car extra nimble and agile
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