Both the e-tron S and the e-tron S Sportback allotment a modular architectonics that allows them to affection two electric motors on the rear arbor and one on the front.
The absolute achievement in S accessory is 503 application and 973 Nm (717.6 lb-ft) of torque, accessible for up to 8 abnormal at a time, which after-effects in a 0-100 kph (62 mph) dispatch time of 4.5 seconds, alee to a top dispatch of 210 kph (130 mph).
The aforementioned motor that until now was powering the rear arbor of the e-tron 55 is now installed on the advanced arbor on the two S models, while the high-voltage array can authority a accommodation of 95 kWh gross energy, of which 86 kWh is accessible to conserve its accommodation in the continued term.
The new e-tron S has a ambit of up to 364 km (226 miles), while the e-tron S Sportback can go up to 370 km (230 miles) on a distinct allegation in the WLTP cycle.
The absolute ambush with the new e-tron S models is represented by the torque vectoring function, though, acknowledgment to the absolutely capricious torque administration amid the two auto on the rear arbor provided by two altered motors.
Each of the two rear electric motors sends its ability anon to the corresponding caster through a single-speed transmission, with no automated cogwheel actuality needed,
To advance efficiency, in accustomed active modes the two electric SUVs ae rear-wheel-drive only, with the advanced electric motor arising into activity alone smashes the dispatch pedal or absorption is absent on the rear, authoritative for a agnate assumption as the quattro arrangement in the Audi R8.
The two sports electric SUVs will be launched on the European markets in abatement 2020. In Germany, the abject amount for the 2021 Audi e-tron S starts at EUR 91,435.29 (approx $108,400) while the e-tron S Sportback is hardly added expensive, starting at EUR 93,628.58 ($111,000 at accepted barter rates). The U.S. bazaar will apparently get them in the aboriginal bisected of 2021.