Sports division Audi will release a high-performance version of four-door coupe e-tron GT and the crossover line of the e-tron. Not excluded the option of conversion to electric R8 supercar. In addition, will be electrified wagon RS4 Avant: the top version will be equipped with a rechargeable hybrid powertrain.
According to the British magazine Autocar, for electric “chetyrehdverki” Audi e-tron GT will prepare the S – and RS – versions, like traditional models with internal combustion engines. It is known that the novelty will share a platform with the Porsche PPE Taycan, which is in the top performance of the Turbo S produces 761 horsepower, so the Audi engineers will be able to save the hierarchy.
Conceptual Audi e-tron GT equipped with twin-engine power plant with a total capacity of 590 horsepower, but the base production version will surely get a single-engine RWD layout and less power. It is expected that Audi will show the “pipeline” e-tron GT in the second half of 2020, and “charged” modification will appear in the scale later.
One of the nearest electrified novelties RS of the family may be a rechargeable hybrid based on the Audi RS4 Avant – premiere of universal next generation will take place within two years.
According to rumors, Audi is considering production of a new electric supercar R8. The model will be the successor of the R8 e-tron in 2015 and could be released in a limited edition in parallel with the gasoline version.
In the second half of 2019, the Audi RS division has prepared six new models. Not without news this year: the sports branch is working on a “hot” version of the electric crossover e-tron and e-tron Sportback. Probably the “charged” version of the electric car will not give the characteristics of the recently introduced petrol SUV RS Q8.