• Audi revealed its all-new e-Tron.

• The all-electric sports activities automobile is obtainable in commonplace and RS trims.

• The RS e-Tron can clear 0-100km/h in 3.3 seconds.

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Audi has pulled again the vale on its all-electric e-Tron GT. The sports activities automobile, out there in ‘commonplace’ and RS guises, is Audi’s tackle the electrical sports activities automobile and guarantees to ship the kind of efficiency we have come to anticipate from the four-ringed model.

The e-Tron is powered by a 93kWh battery, of which solely 85kWh is obtainable to make use of. in GT Quattro guise, the ability unit develops 350kW and 630Nm, whereas the RS e-Tron GT Quattro ups the ante to 440kW and 830Nm. Audi says that when one pulls off the road utilizing launch management, each fashions’ energy is elevated to 390kW and 475kW, respectively. This momentary enhance in energy will final for a most of two.5 seconds.

0-100km/h for every mannequin is rated at 3.3 and 4.1sec, whereas prime speeds are 245km/h and 250km/h.

Audi e-Tron

All-new Audi e-Tron

Design and aero

The e-Tron’s design takes inspiration from the Gran Turismo recreation, however Audi has gifted its latest sports activities automobile with its personal distinctive identification. The automobile is recognized by its massive wheels, lengthy wheelbase, and huge monitor. Effectivity has been the principle goal with this automobile, and the e-Tron’s form carries that over.

The automobile is additional recognizable by its single-frame grille completed within the automobile’s physique color, the aero blisters, sloping roofline, and the intense particulars introduced onto the rear. Audi says the automobile has a low drag coefficient of simply 0.24.

Although Matric LED headlights are commonplace on the RS e-Tron GT, it is optionally available on the e-Tron GT. Audi says that its ‘laser mild’ know-how is obtainable to enrich the Matrix LED headlights.

Audi e-Tron

All-new Audi e-Tron

Suspension tech

Given the automobile’s nature, heart of gravity could be very low; thanks partly to how the battery packs have been positioned beneath the automobile. This, in concept, ought to give the e-Tron sturdy ranges of dynamism, supported by Audi’s managed damping, rear-axle diff-lock, and the driving mode selector.

Adaptive air suspension is commonplace on the RS mannequin (optionally available on the usual mannequin), however all-wheel steering is optionally available on each automobiles.

Audi e-Tron

All-new Audi e-Tron

Due in South Africa?

Audi South Africa says: “At the moment, Audi World is planning on launching the e-Tron in quarter one subsequent 12 months (2022). The Audi e-Tron GT continues to be into consideration for our market, with no ETA or affirmation at this stage, sadly. We are going to maintain the media up to date if something modifications as we embark on our e-mobility journey as soon as plans are 100% confirmed.”