The prices are finally out for the Audi e-tron! Available in three variants, the 308-bhp e-tron 50 is priced at Rs 99.99 lakh, while the 402-bhp e-tron 55 with a larger battery and more range starts at Rs 1.16 crore (ex-showroom). For an extra Rs 1.51 lakh, you can opt for the Sportback variant.
Powering all the four wheels on these three variants is a dual motor setup. The battery packs, power and range do vary, however. The 308-bhp Audi e-tron 50 has a 71-kWh battery pack and comes with a range of 264-379 km (WLTP claimed). It isn’t shy on acceleration as it pushes ahead with 55.06 kgm of torque. Meanwhile, the e-tron 55 and e-tron 55 Sportback has the highest range and power figures. Thanks to the 95-kWh battery pack, it has a driving range of 359-484 km. Also, in Boost mode, it can generate 402 bhp and a shrieking 67.70 kgm of torque. 0-100-kph comes in 5.7 seconds and has a top speed of 200 kph. Speaking of the charging time, the 95-kWh battery pack can be charged from 0-80 per cent in 30 minutes if you’re using a 150-kW DC fast charger or 8.5 hours via an 11-kW AC home charger. Soon Audi will be installing over 100 chargers across 75 cities. And if you buy the e-tron this year, Audi will give you a complimentary wall charger along with an 11-kW portable charger.
Audi also offers goodies like the quattro all-wheel drive, adaptive air suspension, four-zone climate control, and Matrix LED headlights as standard on all the variants. In addition to this, there’s Audi’s virtual cockpit plus, 360-degree camera, 705-watt B&O 3D sound system are available as options. Now, would you pick the e-tron over the Jaguar I-Pace and the Mercedes-Benz EQC?