Audi unveiled its hotly-anticipated E-Tron SUV on Monday night time, and it seems surprisingly typical given its position as the corporate’s vanguard into the high-end electrical automobile enviornment, the place it can do battle with the head-turning Tesla Mannequin X and Jaguar I-Tempo.
Its battery-powered bona fides are on level, nevertheless, with an estimated vary of 250 miles per cost and the aptitude to fill it’s 95 kilowatt-hour battery pack to 80 % in as few as 30 minutes when plugged into the community of quick charging stations that guardian firm Volkswagen’s Electrify America unit plans to construct as pennance for “Dieselgate.”
The all-wheel-drive E-Tron is powered by twin motors – with a bigger one within the rear – and its normal air suspension can elevate it three inches for gentle off-roading capabilities. The official energy output has not been launched, however Audi mentioned it may do the benchmark Zero-60 mph dash in about 5.5 sec.
Related in dimension to the Audi’s common Q5, the E-Tron begins at $75,795, and a refundable $1,000 will get you on the ready checklist for one when deliveries start early subsequent yr.