- The launch in India of Audi e-tron is scheduled for 22 July 2021.
- E-tron and e-tron Sportback body styles are offered for the luxury electric SUV.
- For the initial amount of Rs 5 lakh the Audi e-tron can be booked.
Audi India will be launching next week in India its first pure electric SUV Audi e-Tron on 22 July 2021. The German carmaker confirmed in front of the official launch that an eSUV would be offered in two styles – e-Tron and e-Tron Sportback. The e-Tron is available in 50 and 55, while the Sportback is limited to the top-spec 55. Let us look at both trimmings in detail.
Audi E-bookings Tron’s had been opened for initial Rs 5 lakhs in India towards the end of last month. You can make your bookings either at Audi India dealerships or on the official website of the automaker.
The luxurious electric SUV includes a single-frame platinum grey grille, LED matrix headlights, and LED lamps. It has four-zone climate control, advanced steering, adjustable air suspension, and permanent Quattro all-wheel drive as a standard feature. The E-Tron Sportback has a sloping rooftop as compared to the more traditional straight roofline of E-Tron.
The Audi e-Tron 50 will be powered by a 71kW battery pack with a 308bhp and 540Nm torque output and a claimed range of 264km to 379km. A larger battery pack of 95kW with 402 bhp and the maximum torque of 664Nm is provided for the e-Train 55. The WLTP range of this variant ranges from 359 to 484 km. All versions are equipped as standard with continuous all-roll drive, smooth steering, adaptive air suspension, four-zone air conditioning control, and matrix-like luminaires.
The e-Tron gets both front fenders with AC/ DC charging ports. In eight and a half hours, the electro SUV can be charged with a home 11kW AC charger. It also supports quick DC charging, which can fill the packs in just half an hour, with up to 150kW.
Balbir Singh Dhillon, Head of Audi India commented on the announcements: “We believe in India’s long-term goal of electric mobility and, simultaneously, we offer our customers a range of choices. This conviction is why we decided, together with the Audi e-Tron Sportback S5, to launch the entire Audi e-Tron SUV range in two variants. Between these three of us, we are aimed at promoting India’s most distinguished early movers and adopters into our premium SUVs and then launching a new era of electric mobility across the country “as read and reported by www.carwale.com”.