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Posted:17 January 2019 | Category: Audi

Audi e-tron EV Confirmed for Early 2019 UK Launch

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Despite being initially expected for 2020, the new Audi e-tron EV has been confirmed for a 2019 release. With the concept car already in the hands of reviews, Audi’s first all-electric car, will be available to order in early 2019, which specific dates expected to be announced very soon.

The Launch Edition of the e-tron EV is going to launch at £82,240, with prices for the whole range starting as low as £71,490. The price for the exclusive Edition 1 hasn’t been released just yet, but Audi has confirmed that it’s only available to customers who have already placed an early deposit on it. The manufacturer has also confirmed that there will only be thirty Edition 1 Models available for the whole of the UK.

About the new e-tron

Audi’s first all-electric car, the e-tron EV is also going to be the first car in production that is compatible with the 150 kW fast chargers. This means that they can reach 80% battery capacity in 30 minutes, a significant improvement over competitors in the market. As an all-electric motor, it comes with a 96 kWh electric battery. This powers two electric motors that can provide up to 300 kW, or 402 hp for the non-electric drivers. Audi promises to deliver on a 0-62mph of 5.7 with a WLTP electric car range of 248 miles. With high capacity batteries and a faster charge, the e-tron marks a new level of convenience and consistent performance in the all-electric market.

The Base Version

Even the base Audi e-tron EV is equipped with several impressive features as standard, including LED headlights, Twin Leather interior impressive 20-inch alloys and dual MMI touch screens located on the centre of the dashboard, each equipped with Audi’s latest infotainment software, offering superior navigation and convenience. This version will cost £71,490. One of the optional upgrades is the camera-supported virtual door mirrors, helping maintain driver awareness with 1080p resolution with adjustable field of vision and zoom features.

The Launch Edition

The Launch Edition, which costs £82,240 upgrades many of the features that already make the Audi e-tron EV great. The LED headlights are switched out for the premium Matrix variant. The wheels are enlarged, with 21-inch Audi Sports rims designed with a luxury platinum aesthetic. The Twin Leather is also upgraded to supple, smooth Valcona leather. Further improvements include the camera-supported virtual door mirrors as standard, a panoramic glass roof, and the Audi Virtual Cockpit Plus system.

The Edition 1

The price of the Edition 1, one of Audi’s most exclusive releases ever, isn’t currently known. To get one, you have to already be signed up with Audi UK’s deposit scheme, which will open up priority ordering shortly before the car’s 2019 release. You have to act quick, as the 30 cars coming to the UK are expected to be bought very quickly, coming with four-zone climate control, premium sound systems, and acoustic glazing as standard, with a luxury Antigua blue metallic paint, 21-inch turbine design alloys, and orange brake callipers. Aluminium detailing spices up the exterior compared to the black pack version on the Launch edition, too.

To learn more about the Audi e-tron EV and get your hands on it as soon as it releases in the UK, Sinclair Audi in South Wales can keep you updated. Simply get in touch and let us know you’re interested.