By combining an electric motor with a conventional combustion engine, the driving experience of Audi Plug-in Hybrid models are given the best of both worlds. The Audi Plug-in range has recently expanded and there are now seven models available. Built to provide the performance and reliability of a combustion engine, partnered with the economy of an electric motor.
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The Audi Q5 TFSI e is the first model in the Audi Plug-in Hybrid range, with three new models coming soon. Built on the success of the Audi Q5, the plug-in hybrid variant offers exceptional power, as well as reduced emissions. The TFSI e model offers three driving modes to suit different driving conditions. Select purely electric mode, purely combustion or an automatic combination of both.
The stylish A3 Sportback is now available with a plug-in hybrid powertrain, and looks set to follow the success of its predecessor the original Audi plug-in hybrid, the A3 e-tron.You can choose the mode that powers the A3 Sportback TFSI e, selecting powered by fuel, battery or a combination of both. The A3 TFSI e can achieve up to 41 miles with zero emissions when using just the battery. Alternatively, select the hybrid mode, the fuel and the battery will work automatically together, or choose to drive purely using fuel to help preserve the battery’s charge.
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The Audi A6 TFSI e is an exciting addition to the range, it offers exceptional performance with the bonus of low emissions driving. Stylish and professional, this is available with an impressive specification and an host of technology.It offers impressive performance from the quattro all-wheel drive, powered by a 299PS TFSI engine and en electric motor it has a range of 34 miles, and CO2 from 35g/km, and as little as 10% BIK taxation for company car drivers.
The award-winning Audi A7 is now available with an electric petrol engine. The 50 TFSI e quattro version provides 299PS of power with a 7-speed S tronic transmission, whilst offering the power and performance that you would expect from an Audi. Not only is the A7 TFSI e more efficient and economical, but it also qualifies for the Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (EVHS) that provides up to £350 off the cost of a home wallbox. With a range of up to 31 miles on electric, this model can be charged in approximately 6.5 hour using a 2.3kW 3 pin plug or only 2.5 hours with a 7.4kW home wallbox.
The Audi A8 TFSI e provides part fuel, part electric driving all within one luxurious vehicle. Enjoy efficient driving thanks to its hybrid engine, allowing you to drive up to 29.2 miles on pure electricity. With its stunning design and exceptional technology the A8 TFSI e is the pinnacle of luxury and hybrid driving. Exceptional technology does not stop at the engine, the A8 has a range of features you to keep connected whilst you're on the move.
The sleek and contoured silhouette builds on the stylish design of the Q5. With the standard trim starting at S line, LED headlights, LED rear lights and dynamic indicators are included as standard. 19" alloy wheels are also featured.Whilst the Q5 TFSI e offers combustion power and an electric motor, a battery is required to drive the electric motor. When stationary, plug in the SUV to restore the energy to the battery and provide up to 26 miles of range in purely electric mode.
The largest SUV within the Audi range is now available as a plug-in hybrid, the petrol hybrid engine offers an efficient and more economical performance compared to the Q7 powertrains.The 55 TFSI e engine can travel up to 29 miles on electric, ideal for town driving. It can be charged in approximately 8 hours using a standard 2.3kW 3 pin plug, or in just 2.5 hours using a AC 7.4kW home wallbox. This model qualifies for the Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme, meaning you could receive up to £350 off the cost of a home wallbox.
The luxurious and range topping Audi Q8 is now available as a plug-in hybrid. Powered by petrol, electricity or both, the 55 TFSI e quattro engine offers power and efficiency. With the ability to travel up to 28 miles using purely electric power, it is ideal for short journeys and town driving. For longer distances, the Q8 TFSI e will use its clever hybrid management system to navigate switching between electric and combustion power, spreading the battery’s charge over the entire journey and charging it as you drive.
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The Audi Plug-in Hybrid models provide the option to select driving modes - purely electric mode, purely combustion mode, or an automatic combination of both for improved efficiency.
When powered purely by the battery, the Audi A6 TFSI e is capable of travelling a range of up to 34 miles - plenty for daily use with zero emissions, plus offer the same convenience as a petrol engine.
Control the your Audi with the myAudi smartphone app. From starting and checking the charging status, to journey planning via charging stations and remotely heating or cooling the car.
Whether you're on the road or at home, it has never been easier to plug in and charge your Audi TFSI e. With the ever expanding network of public charging points and easy home solutions, you can charge your plug-in hybrid whilst parking at the shops or at home overnight.
For convenience the Audi TFSI e models can be charged from home, even via a 3-pin socket - it is recommended to get a wallbox fitted for efficiency. Plug your Audi TFSI e in overnight and it will be ready for you to drive to work in the morning.
There are a number of public charging points all over the country, allowing you to charge your Audi TFSI e wherever your day takes you. The SUV can quickly reach full charge at rapid public charging stations, so you can get going quickly.
Pod Point is the recommended Audi home box installer. They will able to advice where it can be fixed and is the best option for home charging and you can receive up to £350 government grant towards the cost of the wallbox.
There are many benefits to owning a plug-in hybrid Audi, there are a number of government grants available to assist with purchasing but they're also kinder on the environment which also means some exemption from certain emission charges.
The Audi Q5 TFSI e is ready for all journeys, whether you are just out for a coffee or heading on a long motorway journey, you can be confident that the purely electric mode offers up to 26 miles of range, with the option to use conventional combustion power or a combination of both.
Whilst rapid charging provides a quicker charging time, charging with a capacity above 23 kW is harder on the battery. In order to protect the battery, AC charging is recommended. With 80% battery recommended for everyday use and 100% for longer journeys.
The e-tron comes with a special warranty that protects your car for up to 3 years after purchase, this is also complimented by the e-tron battery warranty that covers the most vital component of your e-tron for up to 8 years, or 160,000 km whichever comes sooner.
The UK Government is currently offering the Plug-In Car Grant which offers up to £3,000 towards the cost towards of vehicles. A vehicle with CO2 emission of less than 50g/km and can travel at least 70 miles emission free and with a purchase price of less than £50,000 may be eligible for the Government's OLEV Plug-in Grant.
Plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles (less than 51g/km of CO2) are currently exempt from paying first year VED and will pay lower rate in subsequent years.
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