The e-tron is Audi’s first all-electric-drive production model.
After Jaguar, it's now Audi’s turn to go all-electric. Audi has finally announced that they will officially unveil the e-tron on 18th September. The official unveiling will take place as part of ‘The Charge’ event in San Francisco, USA. The e-tron will be Audi’s first all-electric production model and the company has put it through a rigorous test in four continents before this official unveiling.
While we will get the exact details on the said date, Audi has released some information about the car in the past. It has been fitted with a 95kWh battery that promises a good driving range – about 400km to be precise. More importantly, at any 150kW DC high-speed public charging station, the car would charge about 80 percent in about half hour. The e-tron also comes with brake energy regeneration that gives the car a longer range of up to 30 percent. Powering the e-tron are two electric motors of – one on each axle – to ensure even distribution of of the 320kW power that it makes. All of this power is sent to all-four wheels via Audi’s Quattro system.
Reservations for the new Audi e-tron will commence on the day of the unveiling. Interestingly, Audi has developed a while digital ecosystems for the e-tron thanks to which customers can track the entire development process of their car and build it online. In the international market, the e-tron will rival the Jaguar I-Pace and the Tessa Model X. We will get more information about the technology that the e-tron uses when it is officially unveiled in the next week. Expect deliveries to commence in the global market in the first quarter of 2019.