2022 Audi E-Tron GT spy shots

Audi’s electrical tremendous sedan primarily based on the Porsche Taycan’s platform has been noticed in prototype kind.

The automotive is the manufacturing model of 2018’s E-Tron GT idea, and we’ll see it on sale in 2021 seemingly as a 2022 mannequin. A debut on the Los Angeles Auto Show in November is probably going.

The unique E-Tron GT idea had a low-slung, horny look. It’s no shock that the designers have faithfully transferred the idea’s strains over to the manufacturing model. It’s one thing Audi design chief Mark Lichte just about confirmed on the idea’s debut.

Audi e-tron GT idea

2022 audi e tron gt spy shots
Audi e-tron GT idea

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Audi e-tron GT idea

The prototype sports activities the identical squinty headlights, an identical grille form (which Audi refers to as a “sensor array” since a grille is not wanted for an electrical automotive), and the identical taillights that span the width of the automotive.

Under the hanging exterior sits a high-performance EV platform referred to internally because the J1. The E-Tron GT is predicted to undertake the largest battery designed for the platform, a 96-kilowatt-hour unit, and an electrical motor at every axle. The J1 platform’s fast-charging functionality will imply E-Tron GT house owners will be capable to cost the battery to 80 p.c in about 20 minutes. The EPA-rated vary will seemingly be someplace across the 200-mile mark.

The Audi also needs to undertake the Taycan’s 2-speed transmission to make sure it might probably journey effectively on the excessive speeds required on Germany’s Autobahn community. That’s to not say the E-tron GT will merely be a rebadged Taycan. The two automobiles will share only one exterior half: a windshield.

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2020 Porsche Taycan 4S

And in order that it does not step on the toes of its Porsche sibling, count on the E-Tron GT to have a peak output of about 590 horsepower, positioning it someplace between the Taycan 4S and Taycan Turbo. A stronger E-Tron GT Performance can be a risk in some unspecified time in the future.

Production of the E-Tron GT shall be dealt with on the specialist Böllinger Höfe plant close to Audi’s primary plant in Neckarsulm, Germany. It’s the place the automaker at present builds the R8 supercar.

Stay tuned for updates as improvement continues.

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