German luxurious automotive maker Audi on Thursday launched three all-electric SUVs under its e-tron range with costs ranging from Rs 99.99 lakh kicking off its electrification journey within the nation.
The three all-electric SUVs — e-tron 50, e-tron 55 and e-tron Sportback 55 — are priced at Rs 99.99 lakh, Rs 1.16 crore and Rs 1.18 crore respectively (all costs ex-showroom), Audi India stated in a press release.
Commenting on the launch of the e-tron model in India, Audi India Head Balbir Singh Dhillon stated, “we’re launching not one, however three electrical SUVs that start our electrification journey.”
The three electrical SUVs are “the proper confluence of luxurious, zero emissions, efficiency and on a regular basis usability”, he added.
“With the three choices, we’ve got a proposition for each kind of EV buyer within the small however rising luxurious SUV area,” Dhillon stated, including that to ease the transition to electrical mobility, Audi India is providing a number of advantages and packages together with after-sales, charging and possession.
To take it a step ahead, he stated, “We are additionally providing a best-in-class 3 yr buyback.”
Stating that that is simply the beginning of Audi India’s electrical journey, Dhillon stated very shortly the corporate will even announce its subsequent EV providing.
The e-tron 55 and e-tron Sportback 55 have twin electrical motors that ship as much as 300 kW of energy with 664 Nm of torque, and may speed up from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.7 seconds.
These are geared up with a 95kWh lithium-ion battery that allows a 359-484 km range (WLTP – Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Test Procedure) on a single cost.
On the opposite hand, the e-tron 50 has a twin motor with a mixed energy of 230kW. It has a 71kWh lithium-ion battery with 264-379 km range (WLTP), the corporate added.
These SUVs have charging ports on each side, permitting flexibility when it comes to parking, Audi India stated, including the e-tron 55 and e-tron Sportback 55 have a mixture of AC charging as much as 11kW and DC charging as much as 150 kW.
The e-tron 50 has a mixture of AC charging as much as 11 kW and DC charging as much as 120 kW, it added.
The firm stated clients who purchase any of the three electrical SUVs in 2021 will obtain a complimentary wall field AC charger along with the 11kW charger that comes customary with the automotive.
“Early chook clients can avail of complimentary charging by means of 2021 at any Audi India dealership that’s geared up with the charging facility,” it stated including key Audi India dealerships will likely be geared up with a 50kW quick charger in a phased method.
Over 100 chargers will likely be put in throughout 75 key cities within the nation, the corporate stated including its sellers “will supply, at value, their charging amenities to all different model electrical automotive clients”.
“In the spirit of selling electrical mobility, Audi India will open entry to the ‘Chargers close to me’ part of the ‘myAudi Connect’ app and Audi India web site to all electrical automotive customers in India,” the corporate added.
Audi India stated it’s providing customary guarantee of two years and excessive voltage battery guarantee of 8 years or 1.6 lakh km, whichever is earlier together with choices for prolonged guarantee throughout a interval of two+2 years or 2+3 years.
It can also be providing complimentary 5-year roadside help to clients of those electrical SUVs.