R8 EV successor? Audi PB18 e-tron supercar confirmed for debut
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Audi will reveal a full-electric supercar concept during the Pebble Beach Car Week in America next month.
The company has released a single image of the PB18 e-tron which is currently refereed to as a 'design study for a puristic sports car of the future'.
Named after the year and location of its reveal, PB18's design is said to be lead by Audi's LeMans-series winner Audi R18 e-tron, whose technology inspired the solutions for various details. The PB18 e-tron concept will also be the first gimps at at a possible full-electric successor to the current R8 supercar.
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The first image shows that the PB18 e-tron features Audi's low and wide signature LED headlights. The absence of wing mirrors also hints at the use of a camera-based system, similar to that used on the Audi E-tron, the company's first production EV.
The Audi PB18 e-tron will be unveiled on August 23, 2018, at the Laguna Seca racetrack.