This week, Audi will deliver the 2021 e-tron GT model in India. The electric vehicle will be the German automaker’s third vehicle in the country after the e-tron and e-tron Sportback. The Audi e-tron GT is expected to be priced between Rs 1.5 Cr to Rs 2 Cr (ex-showroom). Bookings for a total of ten lakhs have already started. In the worldwide market, the Audi e-tron GT and its RS variant have already been released.
The basic version of the e-tron GT will be unveiled today by the German automaker. It is also expected to introduce the RS trim in India in the near future. Audi teased some design aspects of the upcoming e-tron GT four-door coupe in the latest teaser, which was revealed just 48 hours before its debut. It features LED headlights and taillights typical of an electric car, along with its sloping roof and wide shoulder line.
The original Audi e-tron GT variant comes mated to an 85 kWh lithium-ion battery pack and 475hp electric motor with 630 Nm of peak torque. It has a top speed of 245 kmph and can accelerate from zero to 100 kmph in just four seconds.
The RS trim, which is powered by a similarly sized battery pack, churns out a maximum power of 598 horsepower and a peak torque of 830 Nm. It has a top speed of 250 kmph and can accelerate from zero to 100 kmph in 3.3 seconds, making it somewhat faster and more powerful than the regular model.
The basic e-tron GT model is said to have a range of 488 kms on a single charge, while the more powerful RS variant has a range of 472 kms on a single charge. Audi e-tron GT has 10.1. -inch touchscreen infotainment system, 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster and shift-by-wire gear technology on the inside. When launched, the GT variant of the Audi e-tron will stand above some other luxury electric vehicles like the Mercedes EQC and Jaguar I-Pace. It is likely to take on the upcoming Porsche Taycan Electric.