The All-Electric Audi RS e-tron GT Saloon: The Complete Guide

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Overview


Audi AG, a Bavaria (Germany) based luxury automotive manufacturer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Volkswagen AG, the Germany automotive group. Volkswagen AG is one of the leading automotive companies in the global electric vehicle (EV) industry. Volkswagen has committed to an investment up to Euro 30 billion by 2023. It aims to sell 3 million electric vehicles by 2025 and launch up to 70 new EV models over the next 10 years.

With the launch of its electric vehicle ID. Family, VW is fast cementing a dominant position is to become the world’s largest electric vehicle manufacturer by 2028, with the automotive behemoth planning to manufacturer 22 million electric vehicles.  The Audi all-electric e-tron portfolio includes:


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The All-Electric Audi RS e-tron GT Saloon


The Audi e-tron SUV was unveiled as a concept car in 2015, at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The e-tron battery-electric vehicle (BEV) is the first mass-market zero-emission pure electric vehicle from the German automotive manufacturer. The Sportback version of the electric SUV made its debut in LA (USA) in 2019, at the AutoMobility show.

The Audi e-tron GT concept electric vehicle (EV) was shown in 2018 in Los Angeles. Images of the production model were released in late 2020. The EV shares a lot in common with the all-electric Porsche Taycan (Porsche is also owned by the Volkswagen Group). The Audi RS e-tron GT pure electric saloon is manufactured in Germany. The battery-electric vehicle (BEV) has been on sale on since March 2021. The RS e-tron GT is a more sporty version of the e-tron GT.

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The All-Electric Audi RS e-tron GT (credit: Audi)

At A Glance
EV Type:Battery-Electric Vehicle (BEV)
Vehicle Type:Saloon
Plug-In Car Grant (PiCG):Not Available
Engine:Electric
Available In UK:Yes

Trims (3 Options)
RS e-tron GT (from £111,900)
RS e-tron GT Carbon Black (from £125,490)
RS e-tron GT Carbon Vorsprung (from £134,290)

PROSCONS
Excellent electric performanceExpensive. Cheaper EV saloons available in the market
Good interior quality and specificationsLimited rear-view visibility and rear headroom
Compelling exterior design and stylingRange inferior to Tesla

EV Battery & Emissions
EV Battery Type:Lithium-ion
EV Battery Capacity:Available in one battery size (93.4 kWh)
Charging:270 kW DC Rapid Charging. On board charger: 11kW AC
Charge Port:Type 2
EV Cable Type:Type 2
Tailpipe Emissions:0g (CO2/km)
Battery Warranty:8 years or 100,000 miles

Dimensions
Height (mm):1396
Width (mm):2158
Length (mm):4989
Wheelbase (mm):2900

RS e-tron GT
EV Battery Capacity:93.4 kWh
Pure Electric Range (WLTP):283 miles
Electric Energy Consumption (kWh/100km):21.5
Charging:270 kW DC Rapid Charging (on board charger: 11kW AC)
Top Speed:155 mph
0-62 mph:3.3 seconds
Drive:All-wheel drive (AWD)
Electric Motor (kW):475 (with boost)
Max Power (PS):646 (with boost)
Torque (Nm):830
Transmission:Automatic
Seats:4
Doors:4
Unladen Weight (kg):2,276
Colours:8

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The All-Electric Audi RS e-tron GT (credit: Audi)

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The All-Electric Audi RS e-tron GT (credit: Audi)

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The All-Electric Audi RS e-tron GT (credit: Audi)

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Author

Ashvin Suri

Ashvin has been involved with the renewables, energy efficiency and infrastructure sectors since 2006. He is passionate about the transition to a low-carbon economy and electric transportation. Ashvin commenced his career in 1994, working with US investment banks in New York. Post his MBA from the London Business School (1996-1998), he continued to work in investment banking at Flemings (London) and JPMorgan (London). His roles included corporate finance advisory, M&A and capital raising. He has been involved across diverse industry sectors, to include engineering, aerospace, oil & gas, airports and automotive across Asia and Europe. In 2010, he co-founded a solar development platform, for large scale ground and roof solar projects to include the UK, Italy, Germany and France. He has also advised on various renewable energy (wind and solar) utility scale projects working with global institutional investors and independent power producers (IPP’s) in the renewable energy sector. He has also advised in key international markets like India, to include advising the TVS Group, a multi-billion dollar industrial and automotive group in India. Ashvin has also advised Indian Energy, an IPP backed by Guggenheim (a US$ 165 billion fund). He has also advised AMIH, a US$ 2 billion, Singapore based group. Ashvin has also worked in the real estate and infrastructure sector, to including working with the Matrix Group (a US$ 4 billion property group in the UK) to launch one of the first few institutional real estate funds for the Indian real estate market. The fund was successfully launched with significant institutional support from the UK/ European markets. He has also advised on water infrastructure, to include advising a Swedish clean technology company in the water sector. He is also a member of the Forbury Investment Network advisory committee. He has also been involved with a number of early stage ventures.

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