Audi to Debut Digital Rearview Mirror on Production R8 e-tron

In contrast to the regular R8 Coupe, the upcoming production version of the all-electric R8 e-tron has no rear window and therefore no conventional rear-view mirror. To solve this problem, Audi engineers had to put on their thinking caps and come up with a useable alternative.

The solution came in the form of a digital rear-view mirror that works together with a camera and was based on a tried and tested system employed on the brand's current Le Mans racing cars.

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