2023 Audi RS e-tron GT seen undisguised in Malaysia earlier than Q2 launch – 598 PS, 830 Nm, 487 km EV vary
The Audi RS e-tron GT has been sighted in Malaysia forward of a deliberate in Q2 this yr, with this instance being sighted at EQ Kuala Lumpur. PHS Automotive Malaysia’s (PHSAM), which is the official distributor of Audi automobiles within the nation, beforehand introduced that it might introduce a spread of e-tron electrical automobiles and has already begun accepting registrations of interest.
The 2022 World Performance Car of the Year first made its debut back in 2021 and is predicated on the J1 platform that can be utilized by the Porsche Taycan. With two electrical motors for all-wheel drive, the RS e-tron GT has a complete system output of 598 PS (590 hp or 440 kW) 830 Nm of torque, with increase mode bumping energy up briefly to 646 PS (637 hp or 475 kW).
When it comes to efficiency, the RS e-tron GT takes 3.3 seconds to get from 0-100 km/h on its strategy to a pace of 250 km/h. As for vary, the 85-kWh lithium battery gives 487 km (WLTP) and helps DC quick charging (CCS2) due to the 800-volt electrical structure. The utmost DC enter is 270 kW, which may get the battery from a 5-80% state of cost in simply 22.5 minutes. There’s additionally AC charging (Sort 2) as much as 22 kW (upgradable from 11 kW).
In addition to the RS e-tron GT, PHSAM can even supply the usual e-tron GT quattro that additionally has a dual-motor setup, albeit offering 476 PS (469 hp or 350 kW) and 630 Nm, or 530 PS (523 hp or 390 kW) when increase mode is engaged. The non-RS variant requires 4.1 seconds to finish the century dash and has a barely decrease prime pace of 245 km/h.
We don’t have Malaysian pricing simply but, however in Germany, the e-tron GT quattro begins from 104,000 euros (RM483,172), whereas the RS e-tron GT is from 142,500 euros (RM666,184). With current EV incentives in play, how a lot do you assume Audi’s electrical sportback will retail for when it’s launched right here?
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