Audi has unveiled their future cars, the new 2014 Audi A3 Sportback G-Tron. Why is it called the future car? That's because this car runs on either compressed natural gas or gasoline. Audi has patented a revolutionary CNG driving system, roomates runs on a synthetic gas called "e-gas." Newest member of the Audi A3 has been launched at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show.
Audi A3 Sportback G-Tron is equipped with a 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine equipped with direct injection and turbocharging. This car sprint from 0 to 62 mph in 11 seconds and reach a top speed of 118 mph. G-tron has a range of about 559 miles to 250 miles on gasoline and natural gas only.
G-Tron is based on environmentally friendly cars. EPA noted that natural gas is mostly methane is one of the cleanest fuels. As a car created for the future, Audi plans to produce synthetic natural gas itself to its customers. The fuel will be produced in power-to-gas plant in Werlte company, Germany. Audi says that, "Buyers of Audi A3 Sportback G-tron will probably get an e-gas in CNG refueling station public."
Overall, this car comes with Audi technology expertise, infotainment, driver assistance systems, and ultra-lightweight materials. Two tanks under the trunk floor can each hold seven kilograms (15.43 lb) of CNG at a pressure of 200 bar maximum. The inner layer consists of a gas-impermeable polyamide polymers, while the second layer of carbon fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP) provides very high strength tank, the third layer of glass fiber reinforced polymer (GFRP) provide rugged protection against damage from outside. We also provide some pictures of Audi A3 Sportback G-Tron below.
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