German luxury carmaker Audi recently held a brand experience event in Singapore to showcase a slew of models from its range, with a focus on future tech. Taking centre stage at the event was the new e-tron - Audi’s full-electric SUV that made its Asian debut after first being unveiled in San Francisco in September. The five-seat SUV slots between the Q5 and the Q7 and boasts a 400km range. Audi is readying an India launch for this SUV sometime in late 2019.
In keeping with Audi’s ‘cars from tomorrow’ theme, those who attended the event got to witness models such as the Aicon, Audi’s most advanced self-piloted vehicle (Level 5); the Elaine, Audi’s first fully electric autonomous (Level 4) concept SUV; and the e-tron Vision GT. Representing the standard range were models such as the next-gen A6 sedan and the new A8 L. Interestingly, both models are expected to launch in India next year.
Audi aims to sell approximately 8,00,000 electric cars and hybrids in 2025. And until then, it
has planned to introduce more than 20 electrified models in rapid succession. The e-tron SUV will be followed by a Sportback (coupé-SUV) in 2019, while the e-tron GT supercar from Audi Sport in 2020.