Audi’s e-bike Wörthersee prototype presents a new standard in electric bikes. The German automakers will unveil their highly advanced, versatile design at the 2012 Wörthersee tour in Austria–a carbon fiber-reinforced sporting bike technology that marks new limits in categories of design, construction, networking and electric mobility. Weighing only 46.30 pounds with a power ratio of 19.84 pounds per kilowatt, the bike has a 2.3kW electric motor that uses a lithium-ion battery with a 2.5 hour quick charge-up time. Its 26-inch wheels feature Audi’s “ultra blade” design for optimized power transmission to the pedals, and an electronic control system allows connectivity with a smartphone and five modes for aiding balance, training and performance. This powerful e-bike assists in performing stunts, tricks and increasing pedaling speed, while its touchscreen computer interface helps ensure that all your Facebook friends get to hear about it.

Source: designboom

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