Audi showed a concept fuel cell A7


Cars with petrol or diesel engine bell tolls slowly and according to the latest trends will jejijch electric executioner. At the motor show in Los Angeles in fact represents several car with a fuel cell drive , among which is also the concept of the Audi A7 Sportback h-tron quattro.

Audi A7 Sportback h-tron quattro uses a powerful, sporty electric drive, which is powered by fuel cells in combination with the hybrid battery and the auxiliary electric motor at the rear. With its drive arrangement is h-tron purebred “Quattro” , which has an output of 231 hp and a torque of 540 Nm, which is a new milestone in the development of fuel cell vehicles . Between the front and rear axle is no mechanical connection. Within the concept of e-quattro torque distributed electronic control unit.

When weight 1950 kg h-tron consumes during operation of the fuel cell simply one kilogram of hydrogen per 100 km , which is the energy equivalent of 3.7 liters of gasoline. Fuel tank capacity range allows more than 500 kilometers. As with the vehicle IC engine fueling lasts longer than three minutes. Range can be extended up to 50 km battery with a capacity of 8.8 kWh, which is charged during driving kinetic energy recovery, or alternatively from the electrical outlet. Thanks to a hybrid design with external charging A7 Sportback has h-tron quattro important reserve roll for seamless mobility.

Vehicle fuel cell is capable of accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in 7.9 seconds and go top speed of 180 km / h. The fuel cell stack is composed of more than 300 individual cells, an operating voltage of 230-360 V and boasts an efficiency of up to 60 percent, nearly twice the efficiency of conventional internal combustion engine. Seamless launch vehicle is guaranteed temperatures up to -28 ° C, .

Source: Audi