Audi Reveals More Affordable E-Tron 50 With Smaller Battery, 186 Miles Of Range



Audi is expanding the E-Tron’s range using another version which features a more compact battery pack and also a cheaper price. The newest E-Tron 50 Quattro will require its place under the present 55 version in 2020, with a 71kWh battery pack rather than the 95kWh unit.

The more compact battery package also means the cheaper version of this Audi E-Tron can cover up to 186 miles (300 km) on a full charge per the WLTP standard, 55 miles less than the current version, and can also be lighter by approximately 120 kg (264 lbs).

The new entry-level version still comes with a set of electric motors, but electricity is right down to 308 HP and also 398 lb-ft (540 Nm) of torque, when compared with the 402 HP and 490 lb-ft of the E-Tron 55. 0-62mph (100km/h) requires 7 seconds flat and top speed is electronically limited to 118 mph (189 km/h).

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Audi says that, in order to reach the maximum performance possible, just the back electric motor is utilized in most driving scenarios, with the front one activated when needed. The new base edition of the E-Tron also will come with air suspension to guarantee exceptional stability and handling.

Compatibility with rapid charging stays, but the newest E-Tron 50 can accept up to 120kW rather than the 150kW of the 55 and an 80 percent charge can be achieved in about thirty minutes. Customers will be provided an optional link charging system with intelligent functions, such as off-peak hours charging to their houses.

Audi’s standard efficiency assistant assists the driver embrace a more economical driving mode by revealing predictive information on the electronic instrument cluster. The system also employs the radar sensors, cameras, navigation information and Car-to-X info in order to detect the visitors environment and the path.

Production of this new base Audi E-Tron 50 Quattro will be set to start this season together with the 55 version in the organization ’s factory in Belgium, with pricing specifics should be announced at a later date.

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