We had just learned that BMW would reveal (among three other models) its electric compact car, the i3 at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September, that Audi already responds announcing the presentation of the new A2 concept car with an architecture specifically designed for the electric propulsion.
This new edition of the Audi A2 will keep the aluminium architecture (spaceframe) used in the previous version, it will be the technologic backbone of the brand, compared to the A1 and A3, "more conventional".
The lines should be inspired by the old model and fetch a little more on the lands of MPVs.
An insider also told that A2 might even become a brand on its own with a full family of vehicles
(much like BMW i
But while the i3 should arrive at retailers between 2013 and 2014, we will have to wait for 2015 until we the Audi A2 on our roads.