An event within an event is what will be staged in Cortina: on the occasion of the 2021 World Championships, which will be held from 7 to 21 February, the Ampezzo town also hosts the preview of the Audi RS e-tron GT prototype.
The presence, in the central Piazza Roma, of the Audi e-tron GT will be an opportunity to discover a preview of the prototype version of the electric GT with four rings, whose official unveiling will take place online on Tuesday 9 February from 7.00 pm and it can be followed in live streaming on the site progress.audi/progress/it.
Developed by Audi Sport and produced with innovative methods and sustainable technologies such as the closed cycle of aluminum, the electric Gran Turismo constitutes the pinnacle of the sustainable evolution of the sportsmanship of the four rings.
A journey that began with the hybridization of the iconic Audi RS 6 Avant and culminated with the supercar performance of the Audi e-tron GT – from 0 to 100 km / h in 3.3 seconds for the RS variant, refined solutions for charging fast – up to 270 kW in DC – and digital sound that “copies” the powertrain delivery.
With the Audi e-tron GT, production of the most powerful electric car ever made by the House of the four rings. The new Gran Turismo was born at Audi Böllinger Höfe, Heilbronn’s certified carbon neutral site, where unprecedented and avant-garde technologies are flanked by processes carried out with skilful manual work.
4.99 meters long, credited with a maximum power close to 650 HP, the Audi e-tron GT can count on a refined cooling system that guarantees both repeatability of performance and ultra-fast charging and on solutions such as the adjustable suspension with adaptive triple chamber air suspension, carbon ceramic brakes and integral steering. The latter for the first time dedicated to a model of the e-tron range.
Similarly to what happened with the Audi e-tron, the first electric car of the four rings, Audi Italia dedicates an exclusive online booking process to the Audi e-tron GT.
You can book the new born by registering on the reservation.audi.it website. The car will reach Italian dealerships from the second quarter of 2021. During the year, the e-tron family will also be able to count on the debut of the Audi Q4 e-tron, the entry-level medium-sized electron SUV in the e-tron range.
In addition, the Audi electric range will be able to count within five years on 30 highly electrified models, of which 25 with zero emissions, and on the carbon neutral certification of all production sites.
Even in the past, Cortina was an exceptional showcase for national premieres. After hosting the Audi e-tron quattro concept, which anticipated the production version of Audi e-tron, Cortina’s Official Car and the first full electric SUV of the brand with the four rings, Audi has chosen the location to introduce the Audi Q3 to the public. , the second generation of the Audi compact SUV designed to adapt to the dynamism of new lifestyles and Audi A7 Sportback TFSI e, the elegant plug-in hybrid Granturismo. The (success) story repeats itself.