Emotional and powerful, the Audi e-tron Sportback represents an important milepost for the brand. The formal idiom combines classic Audi elements with an array of trendsetting details: an electrifying architecture, tailored consistently to the technology and the package of the electric drive.
“Our Audi e-tron will be starting out in 2018 as the first electric car in its competitive field that is fit for everyday use. With a range of over 310 miles and the special electric driving experience, we will make this sporty SUV the must-have product of the next decade. Following close on its heels, in 2019, comes the production version of the Audi e-tron Sportback, an emotional coupe version that is thrillingly identifiable as an electric car at the very first glance” explained, Rupert Stadler, Chairman of the Board of Management of AUDI AG.
For its drive, the e-tron Sportback uses a configuration that will also be adopted in future production. Audi models with all-electric drive will hold one electric motor on the front axle and two on the rear power all four wheels, transforming the high-performance coupé into a quattro in typical Audi style. The Audi designers also adopt a new tack for the air flow through the front lid. Above its front section, which dips deeply at the front, a bridge running parallel with the nose connects the two wheel arches and also doubles up as an air deflector. This gives the front end a much more dynamic character than the hefty forward structure of a car with a combustion engine installed at the front. More techs and specs are to come along with the production of the e-tron concept. We look forward to seeing the finished product here at indiGO Auto Group.