Audi has launched its first electrical SUVs, the e-tron and e-tron Sportback in India. Prices begin at ₹ 99.99 lakh for the e-tron 50 Quattro and go as much as ₹ 1.16 crore for the e-tron 55 Quattro. The e-tron Sportback in the meantime is priced at ₹ 1.18 crore and solely out there within the 55 Quattro spec.
On the styling entrance, Audi has given the e-tron a extra conventional SUV design. The e-tron can be properly proportioned and doesn’t deviate too removed from the normal Audi SUV profile, like that of a Q5 or Q7.
The e-tron Sportback shares a lot of its styling with the common mannequin up entrance, however when seen from the aspect, its distinctive SUV-coupe aesthetic turns into extra obvious, with its tapering roofline that ends in a notchback design. At the rear, each the fashions get a full-width gentle bar connecting the LED tail-lamps. The 20-inch, 5-spoke alloy wheels are additionally customary for each fashions, and so they come wrapped in high-profile tyres to assist the general experience.
The interiors of the e-tron characteristic a dual-touchscreen setup of a central touchscreen infotainment show with a smaller contact show for local weather management and different capabilities positioned decrease down.
The Audi’s ‘Virtual Cockpit’ digital instrument cluster can be on offer. Additionally, the e-tron 55 will get matrix LED headlights, progressive steering, adaptive air suspension, 4-zone local weather management system, cruise management, powered tailgate, panoramic sunroof, power-adjustable steering wheel, leather-based upholstery as customary.
The 55 Quattro trim is offered with a expertise pack that provides a 705W, 30-colour ambient lighting, air air purifier, and 360 diploma cameras, over and above the options out there within the 50 Quattro trim.
Audi additionally offers a quantity of non-obligatory extras on the electrical SUVs, together with soft-close doorways, head-up show, Audi’s Virtual Cockpit Plus, adaptive wipers and a flat-bottom steering wheel.
The e-tron 50 Quattro will get electrical motors on each axels that produce a mix of 313hp and 540Nm, which permits it to finish the 0-100kph dash in a claimed 6.8sec. This configuration comes with a 71kW battery and has a variety of 264-379 km (WLTP mixed).
The extra highly effective 55 Quattro additionally has a dual-motor structure and develops 408hp and 664Nm. The 55 Quattro configuration additionally includes a bigger 95kWh battery pack, with a claimed WLTP vary of between 359-484 km.
Audi offers the e-tron and e-tron Sportback with a typical 11kW AC charger with prospects in 2021 additionally receiving a complementary wallbox charger. Additionally, the carmaker can be establishing 50kW DC quick chargers at choose dealerships throughout the nation the place prospects can avail of complementary charging by means of 2021.
(Prices ex-showroom, India)