The 2021 Audi e-tron GT recently made its worldwide premiere and impressed everyone with its jaw-dropping design and specs.
The automaker introduced this lovely electric sedan at a starting price of approximately $100,000, and it’s scheduled to launch at the beginning of 2022. Here are some of the interesting details about the 2021 Audi e-tron GT that you might not be aware of.
Interesting Facts About 2021 Audi e-tron GT
1. First Electric Sedan In Audi’s Family
Audi e-tron GT is the first electric sedan of this German auto giant. It’s available in two different variants: e-tron GT and e-tron RS GT and it’s the first time Audi introduced an RS model in its EV lineup.
2. Aerodynamics At Its Best
Audi e-tron is one of the most aerodynamic cars from the automaker. Due to the presence of lithium-ion battery cells under the body, it has a flat floor, making it lower than RS7 Sportback. Due to the same reason, most of its heavyweight lies down the body leading to a lower center of gravity than R8.
Also, the Audi e-tron GT is 4.96 m in length which is almost the same as its five-seater SUV Q8.
The alloy wheels are designed to cut through the air to enhance the overall dynamics of the car. The electric sedan has an overall drag coefficient of 0.24.
3. Build On The Same EV Technology As Porsche Taycan
Audi e-tron GT is built using the same technology as that of its long-distance cousin Porsche Taycan. As you might know, both the German automakers Audi and Porsche are owned by the Volkswagen group. Hence, the EV technology is being developed under collaborative efforts.
This also explains why Porsche Taycan and Audi e-tron possess similar mechanical figures on the spec sheet.
4. Plenty Of Amenities
There are a host of standard features incorporated in e-tron GT. Some of them include eight-way adjustable seats, steering mounted controls, heated and ventilated seats, adaptive dampers, and limited-slip rear differentials.
Additionally, different driving modes like dynamic, efficiency and more are provided as standard. Also, under efficiency mode, the top speed limit is 87 mph (140 km/h).
5. Ample Boot space
Of course, there is no engine in the e-tron GT, under the hood you get 85 liters of cargo space and 405 liters of boot space in the trunk. So in total, it has 490 liters of cargo space, which is nearly the same as Porsche Taycan.
6. Four Wheel Steering
Audi e-tron GT will also come equipped with an optional All-Wheel Steering system. However, you will have to pay extra for it, otherwise, you get the standard steering wheel.
The wheel steering system will enhance the driving experience by improving handling, agility, and directional stability.
7. All Vegan Interior For Concept e-tron GT
The makers of the Audi e-tron GT have used only sustainable vegan interiors in the concept model. However, the production models will offer both vegan and leather material as an option.
The list of such facts about the upcoming Audi e-tron GT goes on. However, the aforementioned are the ones worth highlighting. If you guys think there are more interesting facts about e-tron GT, then write it down in the comments section below.