If the potential of auto design is what we see at the once-a-year Pebble Seaside Concours d’Elegance, it are not able to arrive shortly sufficient. On Tuesday Audi unveiled its new notion for Monterey Car or truck Week. It truly is called the Audi skysphere and it seems totally spectacular, most likely even improved than the Audi R8. It truly is also stage 4 autonomous and can range its wheelbase relying on which mode you happen to be driving in.
We’ll get started with that wild little bit of details. The Audi skysphere will have two modes, a Grand Touring autonomous mode and Sports activities, human-driven mode. When it goes into human-driven mode, the hood, fenders, and front wheels contract by nine.eight inches to effectively shorten the wheelbase of the skysphere from that of the Audi A8 to that of the lesser RS5 Coupe. It also lowers by half an inch and the driving controls like the steering wheel and pedals deploy. According to Audi, even though this is just a notion, it previews a potential that is just decades, not many years, away.