The initial plug-in hybrid from Audi, a A3 Sportback e-tron*, is now accessible to sequence for business in Europe. Approximately 410 Audi dealers in Europe – including no fewer than 105 in Germany – are offered a A3 e-tron during a simple cost of 37,900 euros on a German market. An particular designation check, a “e-tron plus” special package and “green” appetite from Audi finish a charity for a Audi A3 Sportback e-tron. The compress electric vehicle will be handed over to a initial business this winter.
“For Audi, a A3 Sportback e-tron outlines another critical step toward tolerable particular mobility,” states Wayne Griffiths, Head of Sales Germany during AUDI AG. “Our dealers have had an wholly certain response to a A3 Sportback e-tron, that shows that a multiple of fit expostulate record and a tolerable appetite source is unequivocally what a marketplace is looking for.”
The Audi A3 Sportback e-tron brings together a 1.4 TFSI gasoline engine and an electric motor, giving a compress vehicle a complement outlay of 150 kW (204 hp). The A3 Sportback e-tron’s fuel expenditure in suitability with a NEDC customary for plug-in hybrid vehicles is only 1.5 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers (156.8 US mpg), with CO2 emissions of 35 grams per kilometer (56.3 g/mi). Under electric appetite alone it has a operation of 50 kilometers (31.1 mi), and over 900 kilometers (559.2 mi) in total mode. The simple cost for a Audi A3 e-tron in Germany is 37,900 euros. Audi is also charity appealing leasing conditions: 319 euros per month with a tenure of 36 months.
In Germany, a plug-in hybrid will be sole by 105 comparison e-tron dealers; opposite Europe approximately 410 dealerships will sell a model. Their employees are receiving special training in sales and use relating to electric vehicles. Between mid-July and a finish of August, Audi is providing training to around 2,000 sales, use and used vehicle employees from all over Europe during a Training Center subsequent to Munich. In addition, some 300 German high-voltage technicians and use advisors from Audi will commence a technical training march during a Service Training Center in Neckarsulm.
In future, each e-tron play will also have during slightest one charging hire that e-tron business can use, even after their purchase. The Audi A3 Sportback e-tron can be charged fast around a charging indicate during a dealership, within a open charging infrastructure or during a customer’s home. For a latter option, Audi offers – in Germany – an particular designation use whereby a technician checks a electrics in a customer’s home, creates any adjustments that might be compulsory and installs a charging dock, that is designed for safe, available charging.
To safeguard that sustainability is not compromised during a at-home charging process, business in Germany can switch to environmentally accessible electricity, famous as Audi energy. With Audi energy, a A3nbsp;Sportback e-tron is totally emission-free when operated electrically. All electricity all comes from hydroelectric appetite stations in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
To symbol a start of a A3 Sportback e-tron, Audi has additionally put together a appealing “e-tron plus” package. In Germany it includes a charging dock, a wire for open charging points, MMI navigation plus, Audi bond and phone box.
Fuel expenditure of a indication named above:
Audi A3 Sportback e-tron:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 1.5
Combined fuel expenditure regulating only a explosion engine in l/100km: 4.5
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 35
Combined CO2 emissions regulating only a explosion engine: 104