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Audi Just Take Our Money And Make The e-Tron GT Concept A Reality… Please!

Audi e-Tron GT concept, 2018, dailycarblog.com

Audi revealed the new eTron GT a few days ago, and it looks fab. It mirrors the A7 in styling inspiration for sure. But the aggressive styling is all for show because the Audi eTron GT is just a concept. However, Audi has confirmed a derivative of the eTron GT Concept will be ready for sale in 2020.

The Audi eTron GT is a fully electric Tesla Killer and is actually based on the Porsche Taycan and will use, more or less, the same electric technology.

Audi e-Tron GT concept, rear view, dailycarblog.com

Indeed the Audi eTron GT has similar performance stats to that of the Taycan. The production version will feature a dual-motor configuration, synchronous electric motors: one at the front axle and one at the back.

Power will be distributed to all four wheels, so that’s around 582bhp, the 0-62mph time will take a reputed 3.5 seconds and top speed is limited to 149mph in order to extend the overall range.

Audi e-Tron GT concept, interior, dailycarblog.com

And the range will be similar to the Taycan, Audi reckons at least 248 miles on a single charge. Fast charging will allow the batteries to recover 80 percent charge within 30 minutes.

A 95kWh, 36-cell battery mounted beneath the passenger compartment will be, say Audi, “the lifeblood of the new eTron GT”.

Of course the interior is typically Audi, full of classy design details and use of premium materials. And be sure the e-Tron GT will be full of the latest killer on-board tech.

Audi e-Tron GT concept, side profile, dailycarblog.com

So expect semi-autonomous driving, a fully digital interior etc. But where are the virtual door mirrors that will debut in the e-Tron SUV proper?

So how much will this cost? The Porsche Taycan will retail for around £85k before options. So expect the Audi eTron GT production ready model to cost around the same.

However, you will have to wait until 2021 when first orders are delivered to presumably very excited and highly impatient customers.

 


 

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