New Delhi: The Germany-based luxury car makers have taken a step further with their latest release of e-Tron claiming to a travel range of 487 km breaking the tension of long-distance travels. E-tron GT will be offered in two variants – Audi e-Tron GT Quattro and e-Tron GT RS. Audi claims that the all-electric e-Tron GT will be a combination of emotive design with dynamic handling and powerful drive. With a price tag of 99,800 euros the new all-electric, four-door, e-Tron GT will be in the European market in spring 2021. Assembling of the car will be in Bollinger Hofe in Neckarsulm.
Audi e-Tron GT will be powered with 470 hp of power, claiming to be the most powerful EV Audi has made. However, the RS version will be powered with 590hp. Overboost mode which is in both the variants raises the power up to 520hp and 647hp respectively. This can make them go from 0-100 in just 4.1 seconds and 3.3 seconds in the RS variant. E-tron GT produces 630 Nm of torque and 10Nm addition with overboost mode, whereas the RS version can produce 830 Nm of torque.
It is powered by a 93kWh battery pack that uses 800-volt technology. Audi ensures that the car not only is powerful in performance but can be recharged quicker than other EV cars out in the market. With five minutes of fast charger plugged in, it can make up to 100 kms. Audi states that the e-Tron will have a range of covering 487 kms when fully charged.
E-Tron GT runs 20-inch wheels, whereas RS is installed with 21-inch wheels. Both Audi and Porsche uses the same chassis and battery platform.
The interior is as futuristic as people would expect and mainly driver-focused. A 12.3-inch virtual cockpit with almost every single thing digitalized with the up to date Audi technology is paired with a 10.1-inch touchscreen.
Audi is planning to launch the regular e-Tron SUV to enter the luxury EV market in India, but there is no word yet for the German carmakers on the release of e-Tron GT.