Whirring towards the future

Lyna Mohamad

E-tron, the first full-electrical model from Audi, made its debut in the country at the Electric Vehicle Pilot Project Exhibition yesterday.

A sporty SUV, E-tron combines the space and comfort of a luxury class automobile with a range suitable for everyday use, catapulting the driver into a new era with the electrical all-wheel drive.

Local authorised distributor TCY Motors Sdn Bhd unveiled the vehicle, officiated by its Managing Director Teng Chee Kiong.

The Audi e-tron accelerates from 0 to 100 kilometres per hour in 5.7 seconds and cover a range of over 400 kilometres in the WLTP driving cycle producing zero local emissions. The full-size SUV is powerful, efficient, sporty and practical for everyday driving.

Its two electric motors produce up to 300 kilowatts and combine with the electric all-wheel drive to deliver optimum performance on any terrain with a comprehensive range of charging options for at home and on the go make electric driving convenient and effortless.Its exterior features rocker panel design, single frame grille detail, rear light strip, charging flap and partially-closed spoke design of the wheels.

The public can view the Audi E-tron from March 25 to 28 at the Bridex Hall 2.

Audi first full-electrical model, E-tron. PHOTO: BAHYIAH BAKIR