Official – Audi A6 e-tron plug-in hybrid gets the green lights image

The new Audi A6 e-tron plug-in hybrid has just received the green lights for production as the model in question will be assembled in China.

Audi’s newest addition to the A6 lineup is the so-called A6 e-tron plug-in hybrid, as the model in question has been recently announced for production. According to the German based automaker, the A6 e-tron plug-in hybrid will be produced by FAW-Volkswagen in China, but the company declined to confirm when it will be launched.

“We are shaping the future of electric mobility in China. Audi and FAW have been cooperating closely for more than 25 years. Now we are cooperating on the next generation of automobiles”, said Rupert Stadler, the Audi chairman.

The new Audi A6 e-tron plug-in hybrid has been previewed by the A6 L e-tron concept and it will get a 50 km (31 mile) electric only range. As you probably already know, the one-off vehicle has been taking its power from a 2.0 liter TFSI four-cylinder engine, with 211 HP (155 kW), backed up by an electric motor, with 95 HP (70 kW) and by a lithium-ion battery. More details on the Audi A6 e-tron plug-in hybrid are limited for the moment.