The company Audi has shown in the photo and revealed the powerful characteristics of the first electric cars of the family e-tron. Modifications received the name e-tron S and e-tron Sportback’s.
Audi e-tron and e-tron Sportback with the logo’s based on the usual models, but unlike them, received the equipment three electric motors, two of which are installed on the rear axle and one in front. As a result, they can produce up to 370 HP and 973 lb-ft of torque. Acceleration to first “hundred” takes 4.5 seconds, and top speed is 209 km/h, according to the Auto Informant with reference to the press service of the company.
The electric motors are powered by rechargeable batteries with a capacity of 95 kWh, which provides a range of 359 and 363 kilometers for the e-tron S and e-tron Sportback S respectively. During normal driving in electric cars involved only the rear motors and the front is only connected to the case, when the driver demands more performance. However, in Sport mode the connection is not happening, so the e-tron S can perform a controlled drift. Each of the rear motors transmits its torque directly to the wheel through, therefore eliminating the need for a mechanical differential.
In addition, the e-tron’s got better handling, which was achieved thanks to the special setup of the adaptive air suspension, which can reduce the ground clearance to 76 mm Audi e-tron S is equipped with 21-inch wheels. The larger wheels with sectionseven calipers black available as an option. Upon request, the calipers can be painted in bright orange color and added the logo e-tron.
Visually, the “charged” versions are the broader wheel arches, aggressive bumpers with silver trim, unique grille with badge S, massive rear diffuser, the signature led headlights Digital Matrix and aluminum caps rear view mirrors. Salon models made in dark colors and is equipped with sport seats trimmed in Nappa leather. As decor are brushed aluminum inserts and embroidered logo “S”.