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AUTO NEWS – Audi RS Q e-tron Torture Examined For Two Weeks In The Desert

Audi RS Q e-tron Torture Examined For Two Weeks In The Desert

Throughout testing, the RS Q e-tron endured excessive temperatures of over 100 levels Fahrenheit. Sandstorms additionally made the situations much more difficult, pushing the electrical SUV’s parts to the restrict. For the reason that RS Q e-tron had not been examined in these situations earlier than, the excessive temperatures triggered new issues the group was not anticipating that wanted to be mounted, resulting in interruptions.

“We count on a lot decrease temperatures on the Dakar Rally,” mentioned Andreas Roos, accountable for manufacturing facility motorsport tasks at Audi Sport. “However, we intentionally went to Morocco to check our idea beneath essentially the most excessive situations. Parts such because the MGU, for instance, have been mainly not developed to be used in such excessive ambient temperatures, however the drivetrain and different parts have been additionally pushed to their limits and even past by the warmth. The insights we gained in Morocco are invaluable, however in addition they present us that we nonetheless have quite a bit to do earlier than the Dakar Rally and there may be not a lot time left.”

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AUTO NEWS – Audi RS Q e-tron Torture Examined For Two Weeks In The Desert
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