2022 Audi e-tron GT launches in the USA starting at $99,900 MSRP

21 July 2021, 05:20:28

2022 Audi e-tron GT launches in the USA starting at $99,900 MSRPThe all-new 2022 Audi e-tron GT is on sale now in the USA. A high-performance electric grand tourer, the e-tron GT features a sleek long, low, wide, and exhilarating form as the brand’s fully electric halo. With an EPA-estimated range of 238 miles on the e-tron GT, and 232 miles on the 637 horsepower RS e-tron GT – the latest addition is primed for the road ahead. The e-tron GT is available for test drives at Audi dealerships and comes to market supported by an Audi ecosystem designed to make going electric seamless. Customers can configure their e-tron GT at Audiusa.com.

Effortlessly propelling the 2022 Audi e-tron GT are the dual motors, producing 469 horsepower, or up to 522 horsepower in overboost with launch control, and 464 lb-ft of torque (472 lb-ft with overboost). This allows the e-tron GT to repeatedly accelerate from 0-60 mph in 3.9 seconds on the way to a top track speed of 152 mph.

The front and rear motors in the more powerful RS e-tron GT derivative produce a net 590 horsepower and up to 637 horsepower with overboost – making it the most powerful Audi yet. Total system torque in the RS achieves 612 lb-ft. As a result, the RS e-tron GT can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 3.1 seconds and has a 155 mph top track speed. That places the acceleration of RS e-tron GT on par with the V10-powered Audi R8 supercar – all while generating zero direct emissions.

Enhancing responsiveness and precision handling at all speeds, the e-tron GT comes with available rear wheel steering. This unique system allows the rear wheels to turn in the opposite direction from the front wheels at speeds up to about 30 mph, a maximum of 2.8 degrees, while above 30 mph they turn in the same direction.

Customers driving the Audi e-tron GT and RS e-tron GT will be able to take advantage of a maximum 270 kW charging speed when using public DC fast charging – approximately 180 miles of range in about 22 minutes. The 5-80% battery charging performance of the e-tron GT is among the quickest of any electric vehicle sold today, allowing customers to enjoy charging at Electrify America stations across the country with speed and convenience. Electrify America plans to have about 800 charging stations with approximately 3,500 chargers by the end of 2021.

Offered in two trims, the 2022 Audi e-tron GT delivers a breadth of performance and comfort equipment to deliver a brilliant everyday driver. The entry, premium plus, trim offers standard 14-way adjustable heated sport seats, adaptive air suspension, and matrix-design LED headlights with high beam assist. Optional packages include a premium Driver Assistance system, full leather interior with ventilated and massaging seats, and performance package offering e-torque vectoring plus, Black optic appearance features and Audi laser headlights. The top of the line Prestige trim comes standard with the premium Driver Assistance package, head up display, top view camera, dual pane windows for a near-silent ride, remote park assist, and Bang & Olufsen Sound. Optional packages for the Prestige trim are full leather interior with ventilated and massaging seats, Performance Package offering e-torque vectoring plus, Black optic appearance features and Audi laser headlights, and 21” wheels on top of the performance package. Starting MSRP is $99,900.

The high performance 2022 Audi RS e-tron GT takes the Audi halo to the next level. This 637 horsepower derivative arrives standard with a Carbon fiber roof panel, Driver Assistance package, head up display, power steering plus, e-torque vectoring plus and carbon fiber accents on the front and rear bumpers. Available supplementary packages include the Carbon Performance Package with rear wheel steering, an upgraded 21” 5-spoke design wheel, carbon fiber accents on the exterior door trims, Audi laser headlights, and black exterior badging. Full leather interior may also be added. In celebration of the new model, a Year One Package is also available. This celebratory offering comes equipped with the Carbon performance and full leather packages, a unique 21“ wheel with red ceramic brakes and the RS interior design package featuring a black interior with red contrast stitching and red seat belts. The starting MSRP is $139,900.

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