The Audi e-tron GT quattro and the Audi RS e-tron GT - Facts and figures

The Audi e-tron GT quattro and the Audi RS e-tron GT - Facts and figures

10.02.2021: Positioning - Reinterpretation of the gran turismo philosophy: four-door coupé with an elegant and dynamic design and powerful electric drive; great confidence on long distances and in everyday driving - RS e-tron GT** as the spearhead of electr


Positioning


- Reinterpretation of the gran turismo philosophy: four-door coupé with an elegant and dynamic design and powerful electric drive; great confidence on long distances and in everyday driving


- RS e-tron GT** as the spearhead of electrification at Audi and Audi Sport GmbH

- Emotive signature car and preview of future design  Exterior design, aerodynamics, and body


- Gran turismo design further developed under the flag of electric mobility: Sportiness and comfort meet sustainability


- Sporty proportions: large wheels, wide track, flat silhouette, long wheelbase

- Flowing design language as the new design feature: Aesthetics arise from efficiency

- Sculptural design: a low inverted Singleframe grille in vehicle color; highly distinctive quattro blisters; a flat greenhouse with a sloping roof line; rear end with extreme indentations

- Low drag coefficient of just 0.24 enables high efficiency and a long range; active aerodynamics with switchable air inlets for brakes and radiators, as well as a rear spoiler that extends in multiple stages; closed underbody and wide diffuser

- High rigidity and crash safety thanks to ultra-high strength steel in the passenger cell and a reinforcing battery housing; aluminum outer skin

- Length: 4.99 meters (16.4 ft); width: 1.96 meters (6.4 ft); height: just 1.41 meters (4.6 ft); flat body line; luggage compartment with a volume of 405 liters (14.3 cu ft) in the rear (366 liters (12.9 cu ft) in the RS model**)

 

 

 

Headlights and lights



- Matrix LED headlights are standard in the RS e-tron GT** and available as an option with the e-tron GT quattro**

- Matrix LED headlights with Audi laser light are available as an option for both models; they double the range of the high beam

- Rear lights with a light band; dynamic coming home and leaving home animations in combination with the top-of-the-range headlights

 

 

Interior design and interior


- Instrument panel with driver orientation and “monoposto character,” open feeling of space

- Low seat position and wide center console; rear seat bench is also suitable for adults

- Sustainability meets sportiness and comfort: leather-free interiors, upholstery made with a high percentage of recycled material

-  There are three seat variants and a choice of multiple design packages



Drive and recuperation



- Electric all-wheel drive with one permanently excited synchronous machine (PSM) each at the front and rear axles; two-speed transmission at the rear axle

- The Audi e-tron GT quattro** has a total output of 350 kW (476 PS) and 630 Nm (464.7 lb-ft) of torque (in boost mode 640 Nm (472.0 lb-ft)), while the RS e-tron GT** outputs 440 kW (598 PS) and 830 Nm (612.2 lb-ft) of torque; launch control provides a boost output of 390 kW (530 PS) or 475 kW (646 PS), respectively, for a maximum of 2.5 seconds

- 0–100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 4.1 or 3.3 seconds (RS model**), respectively

- Top speed of 245 km/h (152.2 mph) with the e-tron GT quattro** and 250 km/h (155.3 mph) with the RS model**

-Intelligent control of coasting and recuperation, brake recuperation of up to 265 kW



Battery and thermal management


- Lithium-ion battery with a net energy content of 85 kWh (93 kWh gross) and a voltage level of 800 volts; 396 pouch cells in 33 modules

- AC charging with an output of 11 kW as standard and, shortly after market launch, optionally with 22 kW; DC charging with an output of up to 270 kW as standard

- Range of up to 487 km (302.6 mi) with one charge in the WLTP (Audi e-tron GT quattro**); very short charging times: just five minutes for a distance of roughly 100 km (62.1 mi).

- Sophisticated thermal management with four cooling circuits, efficient heat pump as standard;Preconditioning for fast DC charging on the road

- e-tron Charging Service with around 200,000 charging points in Europe and attractive rates





Suspension


- Low center of gravity and excellent axle load distribution thanks to the installation position of the battery and the arrangement of the electric motors

- Standard: controlled damping, rear-axle differential lock, Audi drive select dynamic handling system

- Optional (standard in the RS model**): controlled rear axle differential lock and three chamber air suspension adaptive air suspension; optional for both models: all-wheel steering

- Brake disks with tungsten carbide coating as an option (standard with the RS model**); brake disks made of carbon fiber ceramics optional for both models

- 19- to 21-inch wheels, most of which feature aero design; 20- and 21-inch wheels with aero blades

 

 

Driver assist systems

- Audi pre sense safety systems as standard; optional “Tour,” “City,” and “Park” packages; adaptive cruise assist, and (remote) park assist plus as highlights e-tron sport sound

- Standard AVAS sound is already more sonorous than legally prescribed

- e-tron sport sound available upon request for additional exterior and interior sound (standard in the RS e-tron GT**), adjusted depending on the Audi drive select setting

 

Controls and displays

- Audi virtual cockpit plus (12.3 inches) and MMI touch display (10.1 inches) as standard, plus natural voice control with online connection; head-up display optional; personalization as standard





Infotainment and Audi connect



- MMI navigation plus with Wi-Fi hotspot as standard, intelligent navigation with e-tron specific functions

- Extensive portfolio of Audi connect services; e-tron route planner for calculating the fastest route with the shortest possible charging stops

- Audi phone box and Bang & Olufsen premium sound system (standard in the RS model**) available as an option
Craftsmanship meets smart factory

- Production of the e-tron GT** at Audi Böllinger Höfe at the Neckarsulm site, as a combination  of smart factory technology and craftsmanship

- Carbon-neutral production, use of eco-electricity and biogas

- Independent, innovative body shop, shared assembly line with the Audi R8**

 

 

Christian Hartmann ,Stefan Grillneder - photos Audi


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