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Posted on June 01st, 2021

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An Audi such as the world has never seen before: The Audi e-tron GT, now available in Kuwait

Electric, sporty, and progressive: The Audi e-tron GT
With the e-tron GT (combined electric power consumption in kWh/100 km (62.1 mi)*: 19.6–18.8 (NEDC), combined CO2 emissions in g/km (g/mi)*: 0), Audi is demonstrating how fascinating electric mobility will be. The four-door coupé combines emotive design with a powerful drive and dynamic handling. This is the start of a new era, the gran turismo of the future. The Audi e-tron GT is now available to be ordered at Audi Kuwait, represented by Fouad Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company.

It is an Audi such as the world has never seen before: With the e-tron GT**, the brand is demonstrating its plans for shaping an emotive and fascinating future of mobility. Presales of two models of the gran turismo with fully electric drive will start simultaneously in February 2021: the e-tron GT quattro** and the RS e-tron GT (combined electric power consumption in kWh/100 km (62.1 mi)*: 20.2–19.3 (NEDC), combined CO2 emissions in g/km (g/mi)*: 0). Both models are powerful, fast, and dynamic, and both have zero local emissions. The sum of these qualities adds up to a strong character that reinterprets the idea of the gran turismo.

The exterior of the Audi e-tron GT** is a dynamic work of art. Each surface and each line is harmonious, from the headlights, which are available with Audi laser light upon request, to the large diffuser at the rear. In combination, the details create a sculpture that looks like it was shaped by the wind. The body line is extremely aerodynamic, and the drag coefficient is just 0.24. The interior also corresponds to that of a classic gran turismo: The driver and front passenger seats are installed in a sporty low position and separated by a wide center console, and the rear seats provide sufficient space even for adults. The progressive elegance of the interior design emphasizes the car’s character.

A gran turismo is a sporty touring car with excellent dynamic handling, a confident glider. The Audi e-tron GT** shares this character. Depending on the model, its electric motors output 350 kW (476 PS) or 440 kW (598 PS), thereby allowing dynamic spurts. The range of up to 487 kilometers (302.6 mi) (in accordance with the WLTP), which is made possible by the battery and its net capacity of 85 kWh, is equally important. Its 800-volt technology enables fast DC charging with an output of up to 270 kW. The suspension is also based in the balance of dynamism and comfort, thanks to technologies such as Audi drive select, all-wheel steering, controlled damping, three-chamber air suspension, electric all-wheel drive, and the rear-axle differential lock. The wheel sizes range up to 21 inches, and the brake disks – which are available in carbon-fiber ceramic as an option – have a diameter of up to 420 millimeters (16.5 in).

Like all Audi models, the e-tron GT** is connected extensively. The infotainment, the online services from Audi connect, and the assist systems are state-of-the-art. And since the dynamic work of art must also sound good, Audi has composed a unique sound for the e-tron GT**. It sounds powerful and progressive – just as an Audi should.

Facts and figures

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

    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**