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Audi has showcased the e-tron in India months afore its launch, which could booty abode as aboriginal as by the year-end. The aggregation wants the approaching archetypal to alpha architecture absorption amid -to-be barter in the meantime. The right-hand drive adaptation has entered production, but the aggregation has displayed the left-hand drive version.
Price-wise, the e-tron is Audi’s flagship SUV internationally.
The Audi e-tron is the aboriginal absolutely electric series-production archetypal from the cast with the four rings. It is as conventional-looking as an EV gets. Size-wise, it sits amid the Audi Q5 and Audi Q7, but it hasn’t been called Audi Q6 as its appraisement (TBA for India) doesn’t assignment out accordingly. In fact, it’s alike added big-ticket than the Audi Q8 that slots aloft the Audi Q7.
The Audi e-tron is 4,901 mm long, 1,935 mm (excluding mirrors)/2,192 mm (including mirrors) advanced and 1,616 mm (without roof-mounted aerial)/1,629 mm (with roof-mounted aerial) tall. It has a 2,192 mm wheelbase and a 172 mm arena clearance. The baggage accommodation is 660 litres and abundant to 1,725 litres.
The Audi e-tron sits on a adapted MLB Evo platform, which underpins alike the Audi Q5, Audi Q7 and Audi Q8. The uber-cool zero-emission SUV has two electric motors, one at the advanced and one at the rear, and that leads to all-wheel drive drivetrain layout. These motors accomplish a arrangement achievement of up to 300 kW (408 PS) and 664 Nm of torque. They draw activity from a 95 kWh lithium-ion array backpack that gives a ambit (WLTP analysis cycle) of 411 km. A 0-100 km/h dart takes 6.6 seconds/5.7 abnormal (with boost), while the top acceleration is capped at 200 km/h.
The aloft blueprint accredit to the units produced for Germany, and best of them will administer to the units bogus for India. This is because the Audi e-tron is accession in India beneath the airy acceptation norms that acquiesce automakers to up to 2,500 CKD/CBU imports after bounded homologation irrespective of their FOB amount (and agent capacity, which is extraneous in this case), provided they are adjustable with an all-embracing accepted (EEC/ECE/Japanese). So, whatever specs and appearance accept been accustomed in Germany, will be acknowledged in India. This additionally agency that our bazaar will get the e-SUV with basic exoteric mirrors.
In accession to basic exoteric mirrors, the achievement of which is displayed on high-contrast OLED displays army in the doors, the Audi e-tron appearance Matrix LED headlights, LED rear lights affiliated via a ablaze band and 19/20/21-inch aerodynamic auto on the outside. Interior highlights accommodate Audi basic cockpit, MMI blow acknowledgment operating arrangement with 10.1-inch high affectation and 8.6-inch lower display, four-zone auto AC, action seats and 705-watt, 16-speaker Bang & Olufsen Premium Sound System.
The accepted adaptable charging arrangement offered with the Audi e-tron can be acclimated to allegation the array backpack at 2.3 kW back affiliated to a 230-volt domiciliary outlet, and at up to 11 kW back affiliated to a 400-volt three-phase outlet. Application the latter, the array backpack can be absolutely recharged in about 8.5 hours. There is an alternative charging arrangement that requires a additional charger on board, and it doubles the charging ability to as abundant as 22 kW.
The Audi e-tron will be alien to India via the CBU avenue from Belgium, area the assembly takes abode at the world’s aboriginal CO2-neutral bulb in Brussels. 200 units will be alien for the aboriginal year of sale. There will be an 8-year assurance for the array pack. Expect baddest dealerships to accept a 150 kW fast charger as well, application which, 80% charging acceptable for a ambit of 329 km (WLTP analysis cycle) can be accomplished in aloof 30 account and a abounding charging can be accomplished in aloof 48 minutes.
The Audi e-tron has a 95 kWh lithium-ion array backpack that gives a ambit (WLTP analysis cycle) of 411 km.
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The Audi e-tron will amount over INR 1 crore (ex-showroom).