Audi’s “Night of Progress” launches six e-tron models to SA

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In an electrifying show, Audi South Africa hosted its “Evening of Progress” occasion final week that noticed six new e-tron fashions unveiled and launched for the South African market.

The occasion, held on the Zeitz MOCAA up to date artwork museum, hosted 170 company who had been in a position to witness a grand ceremony showcasing the most recent fully-electric e-tron fashions. In attendance had been many business gamers, influencers, media homes, and some different key people. The luxurious RS e-tron GT was test-driven for the primary time by celebrities, the media, and VIPs. 

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Globally, the absolutely electrical vary has had nice success. The Ingolstadt-based producer noticed a 58% improve in its electrical automotive deliveries in 2021. Audi has offered greater than 52 000 e-tron models worldwide which, in accordance with an Audi press launch, accounts for two-thirds of its general EV sales. The electrical automobile portfolio seems to have doubled in dimension over the previous 12 months. 

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Sascha Sauer, Head of Audi South Africa, highlighted that the occasion was a momentous event for Audi, in addition to for South Africa. “By accelerating our transition in the direction of e-mobility, we’re absolutely embracing Audi’s world mission in remodeling in the direction of being a supplier of premium sustainable mobility and in step with our Model’s world commitments in the direction of the Paris Local weather Settlement.” 

It’s been confirmed that Audi South Africa will associate with electrical automobile charging infrastructure provider, GridCars. The South African-based firm will support Audi in creating “the most important and quickest electrical automobile public charging community within the nation.” GridCars has beforehand partnered with German auto producer, Mercedes-Benz for his or her EQ vary, in addition to Jaguar Land Rover for the I-Tempo and Vary-Rover PHEV fashions.

The Audi e-tron lineup is as follows;

e-tron 55 First version: R1 745 000
e-tron 55 Superior: R1 990 000
e-tron 55 S line: R2 045 000
e-tron 55 Sportback S line: R2 115 000
e-tron Sportback: R2 425 000
e-tron GT: R2 715 000
RS e-tron GT: R3 300 000

The e-tron fashions shall be supported by a five-year/ 100 000 km Audi Freeway Upkeep plan, as properly a an eight-year/ 160 000km battery guarantee.