If you wish to be one of many first UK drivers to personal the all-new Audi e-tron electrical SUV, now you can place a £1,000 deposit on-line or by way of your native Audi UK supplier. 250 e-tron prototypes are at present being examined over 23 million miles globally and the primary buyer vehicles due later this 12 months.
The £1,000 deposit in direction of the primary ever collection manufacturing full EV from Audi might be positioned on-line at audi.co.uk, the place it may be accepted by way of the Audi Retailer space throughout the web site (https://beta.audi.co.uk/e-tron.html), or it may be taken by any of the 116 Audi Centres throughout the nation. Depositors will probably be enrolled in a Precedence Order Members Membership which is able to entitle them to be the primary to order the collection manufacturing mannequin. They may even profit from common updates on the automobile’s journey to manufacturing readiness, invites to particular preview occasions and alternatives to enter unique competitions. The primary of those will probably be a prize draw to win tickets to the distinguished, invitation-only Audi Polo Problem going down this summer season.
When the precedence ordering system is activated, depositors will instantly learn of the ultimate UK pricing and specification place and of the choices out there, enabling them to submit an order by way of their most popular Audi Centre earlier than the automobile turns into publicly out there later this 12 months. The £1,000 deposit is offset in opposition to the acquisition value, and is absolutely refundable at any time.
Those that do proceed will take supply of the primary Audi to be constructed on the subsequent era MEB platform, one of many key cornerstones underpinning the model’s advance in direction of widespread electrification of the mannequin portfolio. Greater than 20 electrical vehicles and plug-in hybrids will be part of the vary by 2025, unfold throughout all segments and ideas.
Produced on the carbon-neutral Audi manufacturing facility in Brussels, the premium SUV based mostly on the e-tron quattro idea will supply house for 5 individuals and their baggage in lodging that’s just like that of a typical Audi luxurious class mannequin. It should supply a driving vary that’s favourably comparable with a conventionally powered equal, and when this vary is exhausted will probably be 80% rechargeable in lower than 30 minutes at fast-charging stations with as much as 150kW capability. With motive energy to every axle it would additionally supply the all-weather traction benefits of ‘e-quattro’ drive.
All-wheel-drive will probably be invaluable to the e-tron prototype within the coming months as a result of 250 examples are set to cowl greater than three million miles on 4 continents as a part of the automobile’s ultimate testing programme. That is equal to circumnavigating the earth 125 occasions, and is anticipated to contain round 85,000 hours on the street