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Audi A5 Sportback g-tron: first drive of natural-gas luxury sport sedan

Audi A5 Sportback g-tron: first drive of natural-gas luxury sport sedan

Audi’s vision of future mobility primarily centers around an array of long-range electric cars scheduled to debut in the coming years under the "e-tron" badge. These are intended to be Tesla killers, as they’re often called in Germany. But there’s another kind of tron with a “made in Germany” label as well, and it’s not a robot from a 1990s science fiction movie: Audi’s g-tron cars run on compressed natural gas (CNG) as well as gasoline; running on natural gas emits less carbon dioxide per mile. DON'T MISS: Audi A5 is third model to run on natural gas, for Europe only The second-generation A5 Sportback recently joined the A4 Avant wagon and the A3 in Audi’s CNG-powered family. It’s not coming to the United States, but we couldn’t resist the opportunity to take one for a quick spin in Germany. Different kind of hybrid The A5 g-tron has a turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder en...

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