pecialized enhancements for electric SUV bring more miles per charge, while S line trim is included Audi has updated its E-tron electric SUV to offer 15.5 miles of extra range through changes to the slowing mechanism and drivetrain.
The redesign implies the range-beating E-tron 55 quattro would now be able to travel 270.9 miles on the WLTP test cycle from a solitary charge, 20 more than the adversary Mercedes-Benz EQC.
The redesigns are taken from the new E-tron Sportback, which was uncovered not long ago in Los Angeles. They incorporate an improved regenerative slowing mechanism that lessens remaining brake torque – basically erosion brought about by the closeness of the calipers to the plates – and the capacity for the front electric engine to disengage completely from the power supply in typical running mode.
In addition, the movable regenerative braking is said to now offer more noteworthy qualification between the three modes, which Audi cases will offer drivers “a progressively articulated ‘one-pedal inclination'”.
Audi additionally says that an improved cooling framework puts less strain on the siphon and that a capacity that outfits squander heat from the battery packs to warm the inside could support go by as much as 10%.
Close by the specialized changes, Audi presented S line trim for the E-tron. This accompanies 20in compound wheels, air suspension, shading coded trim components and guard styling affected by Audi Sport models. A noticeable spoiler and diffuser at the back set the S line separated from other E-tron variations.
All E-tron 55 quattro models will highlight the new redesigns, however the model’s €80,900 section level cost in Germany is unaltered. UK estimating and conveyance subtleties are yet to be affirmed, however we anticipate that the beginning cost should stay at £70,845.
The section level E-tron 50, uncovered not long ago with a shorter range, doesn’t profit by the updates.