Audi e-tron EV fashions open for ROI in Malaysia – RS e-tron GT, Q8 e-tron, Q8 Sportback e-tron listed

The Audi Malaysia web site is now taking registrations of curiosity for the German marque’s vary of absolutely electrical autos; comply with the link to the ROI form, here.

Final November, official distributor of Audi autos in Malaysia, PHS Automotive revealed that the Audi e-tron GT and RS e-tron GT fashions shall be arriving within the nation in the second quarter of this year.

Along with the e-tron GT and RS e-tron GT fastback sedan fashions, Audi Malaysia has additionally listed a quartet of electrical SUV fashions inside its ROI kind. These embrace the Q8 e-tron (in 50 and 55 variants), and the Q8 Sportback e-tron (additionally in 50 and 55 variants).

The Q8 e-tron and Q8 e-tron Sportback have in fact been renamed from what was the original e-tron electric SUV model, because of the enlargement of the electrical mannequin vary that now additionally wears the ‘e-tron’ moniker.

Kicking off the Q8 e-tron vary is the e-tron 50, which affords as much as 340 PS and 664 Nm of torque from two motors – one for every axle – fed by an 89 kWh lithium-ion battery, for a most vary of 491 km for the common physique, and 505 km for the Sportback.

Becoming a member of these are the e-tron 55 variants, which get a 106 kWh battery for a twin motor setup yielding 408 PS and the identical 664 Nm torque output. Vary for the e-tron 55 is elevated over the e-tron 50, with the common Q8 e-tron 55 getting 582 km of vary and the Q8 Sportback e-tron 55 managing 600 km of vary.

As for the aforementioned e-tron GT and RS e-tron GT fashions set to reach within the second quarter of this yr, each, just like the Q8 e-tron and Q8 Sportback e-tron fashions, characteristic a dual-motor all-wheel-drive powertrain, and each are powered by a 85 kWh lithium-ion battery, providing as much as 487 km on the WLTP testing protocol.

Beginning with the e-tron GT, the entry level to the electrical fastback four-door line-up packs 476 PS and 630 Nm of torque which ramps as much as 530 PS and 640 Nm for a interval of two.5 seconds when launch management is summoned. Thus configured, the e-tron GT does 0-100 km/h in 4.1 seconds and a prime pace of 245 km/h.

The much more potent RS e-tron GT makes 598 PS and 830 Nm of torque, or as much as 646 PS when enhance mode is activated. Even stronger acceleration outcomes, with the 0-100 km/h dash elapsed in 3.3 seconds and prime pace is 250 km/h.

As soon as once more, Audi Malaysia has opened registrations of curiosity on its web site; comply with the link to the ROI form, here.

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