Audi Australia is set to shake up the EV market with the impending arrival of its first-ever all-electric vehicles – the Audi e-tron and e-tron Sportback.
The Audi e-tron and e-tron Sportback 55 quattro provides a WLTP range of over 400km, while the 50 quattro variants provides a WLTP range in excess of 300km.
“Sophisticated refinement has always been a truly Audi expression of driving progress and innovation, and this has never been more evident than in the form of our first-ever electric vehicles: the Audi e-tron and e-tron Sportback,” said Paul Sansom, Managing Director of Audi Australia.
“Around the world, those who have never driven an electric vehicle before have been captivated by the way the Audi e-tron brings refined silence, effortless performance and zero-emission driving together in such a seamless fashion.”
All e-tron vehicles with a comprehensive customer offer that includes a 6-year subscription to the Chargefox charging network. The subscription provides e-tron owners with access to all ultra-rapid, and selected fast and standard, chargers within the Chargefox network.
While many electric vehicles are not suitable for towing, all e-tron variants can tow up to 1.8 tonnes effortlessly, thanks to the torque delivery of the electric motors.
Like every Audi, safety is of utmost importance in the e-tron, which has been awarded a 5-star ANCAP safety rating. The e-tron is equipped with eight airbags, and features an extensive array of driver assistance systems, including Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) with pedestrian and cyclist detection.
Some other highlights include 360-degree cameras, lane departure warning, rear cross-traffic assist, intersection assist, collision avoidance assist, turn assist, exit warning and tyre pressure monitor.
|e-tron 50 quattro||230kW||$137,700|
|e-tron 55 quattro||265kW||$146,700|
|e-tron Sportback 50 quattro||230kW||$148,700|
|e-tron Sportback 55 quattro||265kW||$157,700|
|e-tron 55 quattro First Edition||265kW||$159,600|
|e-tron Sportback 55 quattro First Edition||265kW||$169,950|
(*Manufacturer List Pricing [MLP] – excludes dealer delivery and government statutory charges)
The first-ever Audi e-tron and Audi e-tron Sportback will arrive in September for first customer deliveries, and early vehicles will be available to order through the new Audi online purchase platform, at audi.com.au, from June 19th.