More range, various improvements as part of extensive facelift for Audi’s EUV.
The Audi e-tron is reportedly set to receive a major facelift next year. UK outlet AutoCar has reported that both the e-tron and e-tron Sportback will get major powertrain upgrades as well as a number of “technical updates”.
Citing their source as a high-ranking Audi official, the publisher stated the existing Audi e-tron will not be replaced by the upcoming Q6 e-tron. Instead, it will be heavily revised late next year just in time for the 2023 model year. The source indicates range will be in excess of 373 miles per charge for both variants. This represents a significant improvement over the current 250 miles or so both get.
As well as a major powertrain upgrade, the e-tron and its Sportback variant will also receive “a number of technical updates that will further increase their competitiveness.” This likely means improvements to infotainment and an updated front fascia, but we’ll see.
As stated above, the e-tron will not be replaced by the upcoming Q6 e-tron. Instead, it will be sold alongside it. AutoCar’s source noted the Q6 e-tron will be marginally smaller than the existing e-tron too.
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Source: AutoCar UK