Wednesday, October 20

Audi e-tron GT and RS e-tron GT launched in India starting at INR 1.79 crore

Audi India has launched the Audi e-tron GT and Audi RS e-tron GT at INR 1.79 crore and INR 2.04 crore respectively. Prices are ex-showroom and the cars will be imported as a CBU.

The e-tron GT uses two electric motors; one on each axle, with a combined output of 469 BHP and 630 Nm. It comes with an ‘over-boost’ function which bumps the output to 523 BHP. The RS version packs 590 BHP and 830 Nm. The rear motor is mated to a 2-speed transmission.

The e-tron GT uses an 85 kWh battery that is said to provide a maximum range of 488 km on a single charge. The RS variant has a slightly lower range of 472 km on a single charge.

The battery can be recharged from 5-80% in 9.5 hours using an 11 kW AC charger or in 5 hours 15 minutes using a 22 kW AC charger. A 270 kW DC charger can replenish the battery in just 22.5 minutes.

All that power is sent to all 4 wheels through Audi’s Quattro system, which can make the Audi RS e-tron GT accelerate from 0-100 kph in a mouth-watering 3.3 seconds and the Audi e-tron GT will take a mere 4.1 seconds to do the same.

The e-tron GT comes with Matrix LED headlights (standard on the RS variant), while laser lights are offered an option. The car comes with 19-inch wheels as standard which can be upgraded 21-inch alloys with aero blades.

 

Audi virtual cockpit and MMI touch with a display of 12.3-inch and 10.1-inch come standard, as does a 16-speaker Bang & Olufsen premium sound system, lane departure warning system and cruise control and park assist plus package with 360-degree cameras.

Ibis white, Ascari blue, Daytona grey, Floret silver, Kemora grey, Mythos black, Suzuka grey, Tactics green, and Tango red are the nine exterior colours offered for the Audi e-tron GT and Audi RS e-tron GT.

The e-tron GT gets a standard warranty of two years and a High Voltage Battery warranty of eight years or 160,000 km. Extended Warranty options are available across a period of 2 plus 2 years or 2 plus 3 years.

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