Audi starts accepting orders for an unrepresented crossoverMarch 9, 2018
To reserve absolutely new crossover of German premium-brand while it is possible only in one country.
British Audi dealers have started accepting preliminary applications for the e-tron electric locomotive. The product model has not yet been officially announced, the company only demonstrated a pre-production prototype – it was brought to the Geneva Motor Show, which opened this week. According to preliminary data, the premiere of the conveyor SUV will be held in the summer of 2018, and it will go on sale only next year.
However, it is impossible to name the initiative of the British office of the brand as a full pre-order. Leaving a deposit of 1,000 pounds, the customer enters the Club of priority potential owners, and only after the official debut of the serial e-tron the buyer can finally one of the first to apply for a novelty. In addition, Club members will be informed about how the model is being prepared for release, and they will also receive invitations to various events held by Audi. If the client changes his mind, the deposit can be returned.
The characteristics of Audi e-tron have not yet been disclosed. It is only known that the goods cross is built on the MEB platform of the Volkswagen concern. The drive is complete: an electric motor is mounted on each axis. It is expected that the stock of the novelty will be about 500 kilometers, at a special station, the SUV can be “refueled” in 30 minutes. The model will be released in Belgium.
The main competitors of e-tron will be Tesla Model X and Jaguar I-Pace. Electric brand of the American brand is already sold in the UK, the return of the basic model is about 520 hp, on one charge the Model X will pass 565 km, the price is from 70,500 pounds. Jaguar’s SUV will be on the British market in the near future, the I-Pace’s power is 400 hp, the power reserve is 480 km, the price is from 63,500 pounds.