For fairly a while, the Tesla Mannequin X was the one all-electric SUV available on the market however lately, a handful of equally luxurious rivals have hit the market, with certainly one of them being the 2020 Audi E-Tron Sportback.
Because the title implies, the E-Tron Sportback may be very a lot the identical automotive because the common E-Tron albeit sports activities a newly-designed roof and appears a contact sleeker. Autogefühl not too long ago had the chance to try it out and had been left suitably impressed.
In Europe, the E-Tron Sportback is out there in two configurations beginning off with the bottom 50 Quattro. This variant options two electrical motors delivering a mixed 308 hp and 398 lb-ft (540 Nm) of torque and fed by a 71 kWh battery pack. Audi quotes a driving vary of 215 miles (347 km) on the WLTP cycle on this model and a 0-62 mph (100 km/h) time of 6.eight seconds.
Sitting above the 50 Quattro within the vary is the 55 Quattro that’s rated at 355 hp and 414 lb-ft (561 Nm) however can produce as a lot as 402 hp and 490 lb-ft (664 Nm) of torque for as much as eight seconds in enhance mode. The added grunt leads to a 0-62 mph time of 5.7 seconds and because of an enlarged 95 kWh battery pack, this model can journey 277 miles (445 km) on the WLTP cycle.
Whereas the E-Tron Sportback appears higher than the usual mannequin, the sloped roof does scale back headroom by 20 mm (0.7-inches) whereas trunk house drops from 655 liters (23 cubic-feet) to 615 liters (21.7 cubic-feet).