Rally ho

The an­nual Volks-fest gets all down and dirty

Herald Sun - Motoring - - Car News -

trick cy­cling. The bike uses car­bon-fi­bre re­in­forced plas­tic and a lithium-ion bat­tery mounted in the frame to help keep weight to 26kg. Riders can chose from five pro­grams that reg­u­late the bat­tery’s out­put. Audi says max­i­mum torque is 250Nm and the bike takes 21/ hours to recharge us­ing a home power plug.

In elec­tric-only mode the e-bike can reach 50km/h with a range of 50-70km.

Street cred: The limited-edi­tion Volk­swa­gen Polowrcstreet; left, Audi’s e-bike Worthersee

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