The Audi e-tron GT was named the best car in the world at the 18th World Cars Awards ceremony in New York, USA. in terms of performance” and “the best car design in the world”.
The qualifying car test panel consists of more than 100 motoring journalists from all global outlets.
Audi Middle East expressed its pride in the superiority of the fully electric car over hybrid cars and high-performance internal combustion engines.
Carsten Bender, Managing Director of Audi Middle East, said: “We are delighted that the e-tron GT has won the World Performance Car of the Year 2022 award. a symbol of the path our company is on.”
Temperature control for stable performance
The car was able to achieve this outstanding performance thanks to its reliance on an intelligent system to manage the temperatures of the battery and the entire drivetrain. This system consists of four different thermal circuits and thus maintains the car’s superior performance at all times.
The car uses two synchronous electric motors together, with a lithium battery capacity of 93 kWh, and this system can deliver 522 horsepower in advanced performance mode, with a torque of up to 640 Nm, and this system enables it to reach a speed of 100 to achieve km/h in less than 4 seconds The car reaches a top speed of 250 kilometers per hour.
In terms of interior design, the car comes with sports seats covered in luxury Dinamica leather. You can also choose the luxury Nappa leather in some parts of the car to increase the luxury of the interior design. the steering wheel conveyed with its distinctive design and combination of luxurious Alcantara fabric and luxurious aluminum pedals, behind it, The car also relies on an LED light strip whose colors can be automatically controlled and changed via the car’s intelligent information system.
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The car can adjust both the exterior and interior sound levels through Audi Drive Select technologies that allow you to adjust the sound balance and intensity, to convey a unique sports experience to the user, without affecting the environment.
The car also offers a range of smart features befitting a leading electric sports car, and the car collects information from external cameras in the car body, and these cameras produce a different set of ways to look at the car, including the Top View -view that allows you to look at the car compared to its surroundings, in addition to a 360-degree mode that allows you to see its entire surroundings.
The car has a variety of sensors, which help you drive safer and more efficiently, as the Stop&go function allows you to maintain a safe distance between you and the cars around you. The car comes with a pop-up screen to display a series of important data you need, without taking your eyes off the road.
The car also includes an integrated system to plan trips as you prefer, and this system calculates the distance and energy you need, to better plan the trip.
The electric drive system in the car is similar to the electric Porsche Tycoon, as the two cars were developed side by side at the famous VW electric car factories.
Previous World Car Awards for Audi
Audi has won 14 different awards in the 18 editions of the festival, making it the most awarded company in the festival, specifically the award for the best car in the world.
- 2005 World Car of the Year Award with the Audi A6
- 2014 World Car of the Year Award with the Audi A3
- 2007 World Performance Car Award with the Audi Rs4
- 2008 World Performance Car Award with the Audi R8
- 2010 World Performance Car Award with the Audi R8 V10
- 2016 World Performance Motor of the Year award with the R8
- 2022 World Car of the Year Award with the e tron gt quattro.
The company has won a set of various awards more than once, such as the most luxurious car in the world, and the best car design in the world, thanks to its distinctive, competitive and winning cars as proven before.
This is an important step in the company’s commitment to electric cars, and the reduction of carbon emissions around the world, as the company plans to stop introducing cars with internal combustion engines by 2026, so that all its new cars will be electric cars only will become, and this commitment also includes the car manufacturing process, which will be free of carbon emissions by 2025.