The Audi A6 Avant e-tron concept was teased today. The touring shares a lot with the Audi A6 e-tron revealed last year. Both electric vehicles are built on the same PPE platform. Audi says the A6 Avant e-tron is almost production-ready and can hit the production line with minor changes.
This will be an addition to Audi’s e-tron GT, e-tron and e-tron Sportback EV lineup. The A6 e-tron will be the first to launch followed by the A6 Avant e-tron. Scroll down to learn more.
Audi A6 Avant e-tron
The A6 Avant e-tron will use the VW Group’s Premium Platform Electric (PPE) jointly developed with Porsche. It underpins many of the Porsche and Audi EVs already on sale. The touring measures 4.87 m in length, 1.95m in width and 1.43 m in height.
Battery and performance
Audi hasn’t disclosed any specifics regarding the battery and electric motors. But Audi claims the A6 Avant e-tron can go 700 km in a single charge. This is similar to the A6 e-tron which will probably share the same battery specs. With the 800 volt system and 270 kW charging capacity, the Avant e-tron can charge from 5-80% in just 25 mins. The car can go up to 300 km with just 10 mins of charging time.
The A6 Avant e-tron might seem big, but the EV is super quick. With Audi’s Quattro all-wheel-drive system, the EV can go from standstill to 100 kmph in just 4 seconds. A single motor step up is also in the cards which can go from 0-100 kmph in 7 seconds.
1. Is the Audi A6 e-tron and the A6 Avant e-tron the same car?
Both EVs share the same platform and battery tech. But the A6 e-tron is a saloon and the A6 Avant e-tron is a touring EV.
2. Does Audi sell EVs in India?
Yes Audi sells 3 EVs in India. The Audi e-tron GT, e-tron and e-tron Sportback.