Audi introduced that the 2021 e-tron and e-tron Sportback 55 shall be provided in Europe with an choice 22 kW on-board charger (the usual model is 11 kW).

The patrons of the entry-level e-tron 50 and e-tron S fashions should wait a bit bit longer, by mid-2021.

It is excellent news for Audi prospects that want to make the most of the complete potential of three-phase house connection or widespread public 22 kW AC charging factors, though it took fairly a while for the reason that 22 kW choice was hinted at in 2018.

Lately, we heard additionally in regards to the improved charging energy of the Mercedes-Benz EQC to 11 kW standard.

The 22 kW charging choice isn’t the one new factor within the 2021 e-tron. The opposite factor is a brand new steering wheel:

The up to date steering wheels make driving much more handy. The motive force solely has to evenly contact the touch-sensitive rim as soon as per minute together with his or her hand to make sure that the lateral steerage of the adaptive cruise help stays lively. The motive force stays absolutely accountable for steering the car, nonetheless. The high-end system, which makes use of information from the central driver help controller (zFAS), can hold the Audi e-tron centered within the lane. It additionally manages longitudinal steerage throughout the complete pace vary. It helps the motive force with accelerating, braking, sustaining pace, retaining distance and in visitors jam conditions.

… and new 22-inch, titanium grey wheels (10.5Jx22 wheels and 285/35 collection tires) for e-tron S and e-tron S Sportback (on high of 20-inch normal and 21-inch choice).