Audi e-tron - An Electric SUV Coming Soon In India

Audi e-tron 2021 – An Electric SUV Coming Soon In India

The Audi e-tron electric SUV is one of the most awaited car from Audi India. Audi will begin its electric journey in India with the e-tron and e-tron Sportback models. Audi has officially teased the upcoming Q4 e-tron, which is already started arriving in the showrooms in India. In fact, the electric SUV is listed on the official website to collect customer inquiries and interest over buying.

A new era of electricity is here. Meet the Audi e-tron®, the first electric SUV built with Audi DNA. With ample space for everyday life, long-range capability, and exhilarating performance with quattro® all-wheel drive, this is way more than an electric car. This is electric done the Audi way.

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Audi e-tron is expected to launch in India in July 2021 in the expected price range of ₹ 1 Cr to ₹ 1.5 Cr. If we compare the price with Tesla Model S then is it more costlier, where Model S cost ₹ 54.14, Lakh after converting US$72,990 to INR. In this price Model S has great performance and long range with faster acceleration.

Audi e-tron Key highlights

  • 5 star NHTSA safety rating
  • 2021 Audi e-tron® EPA estimated total range is 357.27 km.
  • Cargo volume 56.5 cu. ft.
  • 402 HP Horsepower (with boost technology)
  • 4000 lbs Towing Capacity
  • All-wheel drive

Technical Specifications

The electric powertrain on the e-tron is powered by two electric motors, a 125 kw motor at the front and a 140 kw motor at the rear. That produces a combined power output of 408 bhp and 664 nm of torque. the power is sent to all four-wheel.

Key HighlightsFeatures
Engine typeTwin electric motor
Max. outputWith Boost Engaged - Up-to 402 HP
Max. TorqueWith Boost Engaged - Up-to 490 lb-ft
Acceleration (0 - 97 km/h)With Boost Engaged - 5.5 seconds
Top speed *200 km/h
Towing Capacity (lb)Available 4,000
TransmissionQuattro® all-wheel drive
Audi e-tron Technical Specifications
Audi e-tron Steering Wheel and Centre console - Image Source audi.in
Audi e-tron Steering Wheel and Centre console - Image Source audi.in

Design

An aerodynamically optimized design with a low drag coefficient of 0.30 Cd helps get the most out of every charge with beautiful tail lights and 3D design rear lights.

There is a premium cabin with 8-way power individual contour comfort front seats with massage functions wrapped in Valcona/Milano leather.

Audi e-tron® 40/20/40 split-folding rear seats that give you easy, push-button access to increase your cargo room to up to 56.5 cu ft with rear seats folded to give you the room you need for the things you need to fit into your life.

Audi engineers introduced the e-tron as our first, purely electric vehicle with all consideration given to its interior and exterior design. A resolute combination of practicality and luxury.

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Performance

402 Horsepower with boost technology, allows additional rated power output when conditions allow and the driver initiates the feature.

Towing Capacity 4000 lbs Maximum tow rating when properly equipped with factory towing option. Vehicle load, other accessories, and options may reduce maximum towing capacity.

Exactly engineered to be a driving force in the electric arena, the Audi e-tron® has a heart full of sheer energy and verve. Delivering 402 hp with boost mode, the all-electric, all-wheel-drive Audi e-tron® can deliver power when and where you need it.

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Technology

The e-tron® electric quattro® all-wheel drive provides exceptional control and confidence in all kinds of driving conditions. It has a 95 kWh battery that is covered by an 8-years or 1,60,934 kilometres of limited warranty for added peace of mind.

Audi e-Trons max towing rating is up to 4,000 lbs, when properly equipped, this is an electric SUV that actually performs like a gasoline SUV. An all-wheel air suspension system elevates your driving experience for comfort, performance, and efficiency. Standard on the Audi e-tron electric SUV.

Audi e-tron - India test mule - Image source Twitter
Audi e-tron - India test mule - Image source Twitter

Charging and Range

Electric motors draw energy from a 95 kWh Lithium-ion battery. Batteries in the SUV will be charged from 0 to 80 percent in just 30 minutes with a super fast DC charger. Audi will also supply the e-tron with an AC charger on board. The e-tron offers a maximum driving distance of 357 kilometres in single full charge.

You want to get where youre going. We do, too. Thats why weve harnessed a century of Audi engineering prowess to seamlessly integrate charging technology with a sophisticated battery designed to handle the unique needs of an electric-powered vehicle. And this is just the beginning.

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