The ring brand has increased the autonomy of its SUV e-tron, which has been improved on many points.
Officially introduced in September 2018 at a conference in Los Angeles, the Audi e-tron has since traveled to car shows around the world. Today sold in several versions, this zero emission SUV benefits from an always welcome update, detailed by the German brand in a recently published press release.
25 additional kilometers
In the first place, you should be aware that only the Audi e-tron 55 quattro version is concerned by this bonus, which notably affects the vehicle's range. This model now offers a range of 436 kilometers, against 411 kilometers before, an improvement of 25 kilometers. Problem: current vehicle owners can not enjoy it. A redemption of the product is indeed required.
" Thanks to a new type of wheel braking system, the developers were able to further reduce the residual braking torque, the losses due to the proximity between the calipers and the brake discs. The transmission system has also become more efficient "Says the subsidiary of Volkswagen. Also, the 95 kWh battery " now allows drivers to enjoy a net power of 86.5 kWh Compared to 83.6 kWh at the time.
The improvements applied to the cooling system favor " Fast DC charging, longer battery life and excellent performance even with high loads Can we read. And all without impacting the price structure of Audi e-tron 55 quattro: 83,880 euros entry, which remains, in short, expensive.
The icing on the cake comes from the fact that Audi incorporates a sporty "S Line" finish in its offer, which is equipped with 20-inch wheels and an air suspension with sporty settings. Some aesthetic corrections are also invited to the party at the level of " bumpers with sharper contours »And« flanked by larger and more expressive air intakes Plus a standard spoiler and a new rear diffuser that contribute to aerodynamics.