Audi has entered the era of electromobility in Peru with the arrival of the Audi e-tron in 2022. This marks the beginning of Audi’s electric future in the country. The new Audi RS e-tron GT, Audi Q8 e-tron, and Audi Q8 Sportback e-tron models are built on the success of the pioneering Audi e-tron, which has set the standards in the luxury electric vehicle segment since its launch. These models are designed to offer exceptional performance, a first-class electrified driving experience, quality, and comfort.
Audi Peru has announced the introduction of these models as part of its systematic roadmap for electrification. Starting in 2026, Audi will only launch new models with fully electric propulsion, and by 2033, the production of all combustion models will be discontinued.
“This year, just like in 2022, we lead the sales of 100% electric cars in the luxury segment. We are taking concrete steps towards a new era of electromobility through innovative and sustainable solutions,” said Alexandra Bonnemaison, General Manager of Audi Peru.
The attraction of electric driving: the new Audi RS e-tron GT. The Audi RS e-tron GT combines emotional design with a powerful engine, agile driving dynamics, and impressive range. This model represents a new era, a grand tourer of the future, and an iconic car for the Audi brand. It demonstrates that sustainability and power can go hand in hand. This electric sports sedan combines Audi’s RS heritage with cutting-edge electrification technology.
Equipped with an electric propulsion system that produces a combined power of 440 kW and a torque of 830 Nm, the RS e-tron GT can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in just 3.3 seconds and reach a top speed of 250 km/h. Its 800-volt lithium battery provides a range of 495 kilometers on a single charge. The aggressive and elegant exterior design has been sculpted to provide active aerodynamics that adapt to driving conditions. Inside, advanced technology and high-quality materials seamlessly combine, complemented by sporty RS seats with red stitching.
The future of electric SUVs: Audi Q8 e-tron. Audi redefines the SUV driving experience with the introduction of the new Q8 e-tron, which stands out for its dynamism, refreshed design concept, and efficiency. This fully electric SUV offers ample space with a first-class interior filled with high-quality finishes. Its exterior design features sleek and aerodynamic styling, digital lights, and a dynamic lighting system that highlights its futuristic essence.
The Q8 e-tron is equipped with two electric motors, one on each axle, generating a total power of 250 kW and a torque of 664 Nm. Its high-voltage battery with a capacity of 95 kWh allows a range of up to 490 kilometers on a single charge according to the WLTP cycle, making it ideal for comfortable and efficient family trips.
100% electric sporty style: Audi Q8 Sportback e-tron. The Audi Q8 Sportback e-tron takes electrification to the next level, combining the advantages of a premium SUV with the style and sportiness of a coupe. This electric SUV offers the versatility of an SUV with ample space for occupants and cargo, while its fluid lines on the exterior highlight its coupe-like shape.
The electric technology of its motor and lithium-ion battery provides an impressive power of 300 kW and a class-leading range of 600 kilometers according to the WLTP cycle. The Audi Q8 Sportback e-tron offers an exciting driving experience with its stability and adaptive dynamic suspension, without compromising on efficiency or comfort.
The new Audi RS e-tron GT is available at a promotional price of US$195,990, while the Audi Q8 e-tron and the Audi Q8 Sportback e-tron have launch prices of US$118,990 and US$132,990 respectively. All three models are available at Audi dealerships nationwide.
Sources: Audi Peru
– Electromobility: The use of electrically powered vehicles for transportation purposes.
– Propulsion: The force that drives a vehicle forward.
– Aerodynamics: The study of airflow around objects, such as vehicles, and how it affects their performance.
– Torque: The rotational force produced by an engine.
– WLTP: Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicles Test Procedure, a global standard for measuring fuel consumption and vehicle emissions.
Sources: Audi Peru