The Audi e-tron GT comes for Tesla… and Taycan.
Audi unveiled the all-electric sports car series on Tuesday with impressive performance features.
The sleek 4-door platform shares its platform and technology with Porsche Taycan and is a very competitor to the VW Group-owned cousin, the Tesla Model S.
The e-tron GT comes standard with a 469 hp all-wheel drive chain that can deliver 522 hp at 2.5 seconds of acceleration. The more powerful RS e-tron GT is also available with a 590/637 hp that can sprint to 60 km / h in 3.1 seconds and reach an electronically limited 155 mph.
The e-Tron GT comes standard with an adjustable air suspension system that can raise or lower the vehicle, and a four-wheel steering system is standard on the RS to improve maneuverability and handling.
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Both use a 93.4 kWh lithium-ion battery that is 238 miles charged on a standard GT and 232 miles on the RS, and can charge 80 percent of one of the most powerful public 270 kW DC batteries in 22.5 minutes. with – charging stations. Both ranges are better than Taycan’s best, but lag far behind the S, which can do 390 to 412 miles per charge, depending on equipment.
The price of the e-tron GT starts at $ 100,945 and $ 140,945 for the RS model when sold in the summer. Audi currently offers the electric e-tron SUV and the e-tron Sportback SUV, and sold a total of 7,202 units last year.