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The e-tron quattro concept

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The e-tron quattro concept

The new Audi e-tron Quattro concept arrives in early 2019. It is Audi’s first all-electric SUV and offers the impressive specification of 370kW and 500PS of power and a sensational range of 310 miles on a single charge. Now it is available for priority order online or at your local Audi centre.

  • The first all electric Audi.

    Following on from our plug-in hybrid dynamic duo launched in 2014, the Q7 e-tron and the A3 Sportback e-tron, the Audi e-tron quattro will be the first model released that is fully-powered by electricity. This will then pave the way for more than 20 electric cars and plug­in hybrids that will join the range by 2025, spread across all segments and concepts.

    Making its debut at the Geneva Motor Show, the Audi e-tron quattro concept car displayed the very latest in Audi innnovation, which features including:

    • Three electric motors that deliver 320kW, or 370kW when Boost mode is engaged.
    • Solar panoramic glass roof with integrated photovoltaic cells that generate energy for the air conditioning and heated seats.
    • Virtual mirrors for unprecedented aerodynamics. Small cameras replace exterior mirrors, relaying the car’s surroundings to OLED displays housed within the front doors, elimintaing blind spots and expanding the field of vision.
    • Two intelligent OLED touch-screens intergrated into the dash which are complimented by voice-command controls for maximum ease.
    • Rapid recharging with a range over 310 miles on a single charge of the 95 kWh Lithium-ion battery.
  • From virtual to reality.

    The Audi e-tron quattro is due to arrive early in 2019, with ordering opening later this year.

    Produced at the carbon­neutral Audi manufacturing facility in Brussels, the premium SUV based on the e­tron quattro concept will offer space for five people and their luggage in accommodation that is similar to that of a typical Audi luxury class model. It will offer a driving range that is favourably comparable with a conventionally powered equivalent, and when this range is exhausted it will be 80% rechargeable in less than 30 minutes at fast­charging stations with up to 150kW capacity. With motive power to each axle it will also offer the all­weather traction advantages of ‘e­quattro’ drive.

    All­wheel­drive will be invaluable to the e­tron prototype in the coming months because 250 examples are set to cover more than three million miles on four continents as part of the car’s final testing programme. From the cold of Scandinavia and the heat of Africa through the mountainous regions of Asia and the merciless cambers of the Nurburgring to the stop­andgo traffic of major Chinese cities and American highways – the purely electrically powered SUV will have its mettle tested in uncompromising practical tests under the most extreme of conditions from below ­20 to above +50 degrees Celsius. In addition, intensive tests of the charging technology are being conducted worldwide – an important safeguarding criterion for battery­electric models.

  • Lead the charge.

    The first fully-electric Audi will be available to order in late 2018. But you have the opportunity now to secure guaranteed access to Priority Ordering - and to be among the first to place an order at the end of this year.

    For a fully refundable deposit of £1,000, which can be offset against the purchase price, you can reserve your place in the Priority Ordering group. Here, you’ll not only hear from us as soon as Priority Ordering opens, so that you can be among the first to place the order, but you’ll also be among the first to receive e-tron news and be offered the chance to attend Audi special events.

    For more information on the Audi e-tron quattro contact your local centre today.

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