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Audi e-tron GT Rendered as Shooting Brake, Coupe, and Cabrio

Say what you will about the e-tron GT, but it's not a concept. The car they unveiled at the LA Auto Show had normal seatbelts, door mirrors and everything you would need from a production car except a price.
Audi e-tron GT Rendered as Shooting Brake, Coupe, and Cabrio 10 photos
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Audi has said that it will enter production in 2020 at its dedicated EV factory, where it will join the e-tron SUV and the Sportback version of that which is coming out in 2019.

As gasoline cars become less and less attractive for luxury buyers, the e-tron GT seems more of a replacement for the A7 Sportback than an alternative. And Audi, the greedy carmaker that it is, might not stop at just one body style.

No, really; if you look throughout their recent history, you will find many cases where they try to fill every niche. For example, there's the A5 Sportback, which few people asked for, the RS3 sedan or A3 convertible.

Speaking of convertibles, we have one derived from the e-tron GT. It's designed by Aksyonov Nikita, just like all the other renderings we're showing you today. Considering Audi probably sells only a few tens of thousands of one-top cars every year, this never going to be a need to have a plug-in version.

But if you think about it, an EV is good for this job because the battery adds rigidity and keeps weight low in the body while the electric motors are quiet. Next up, we have the GT Coupe, which is not as far-fetched.

When Audi stops making the R8 in a couple of years, it's going to look for a new halo, an electric-powered one. However, this is probably going to look more like the PB18 concept.

And finally, we arrive at the shooting brake. Fingers crossed, this version should be built, given the heritage of the quattro brand and the success of the new Porsche Panamera body style.

 
 
 
 
 

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