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VIDEO: Watch the Audi RS e-tron GT Reach Top Speed on the Autobahn

The Audi RS e-tron GT is one of the more interesting cars to ever come from the four-ringed brand. It also seems to be quite polarizing. Some enthusiasts some to love it, calling it a brilliant electric GT car. Some find it impressive but dull and uninteresting. One thing’s for certain, though — it’s flippin’ fast.

 

In this new video from AutoTopNL, we get a POV look at not only what it’s like to drive the RS e-tron GT but also see its top speed on a derestricted Autobahn.

 

Thanks to dual motors and a maximum 637 horsepower and 612 lb-ft of torque, the Audi RS e-tron GT is capable of 0-60 mph in about three seconds flat. You get to see a 0-60 run in this video and it looks shockingly fast. However, what’s even more impressive is how fast it seems above 60 mph. Thanks to a two-speed transmission, the RS e-tron GT can pull hard even at high speed and this video proves it. Even after 100 mph, it just keeps on pulling.

 

Though, due to a limited top speed, the Audi RS e-tron GT only hits 266 km/h (165 mph), which is the electronic limit. I’m sure tuners can remove the limit to see if it can go any higher but EVs typically don’t go much higher anyway. It would be interesting to see what it can do without an electronic nanny, though.

 

Even more impressive than the speed is its stability. At its top speed, the Audi RS e-tron GT not only looks stable, it looks easy to drive. Audi and Porsche did remarkable work with the chassis of the e-tron GT/Taycan but each brand gave its car its own unique suspension tuning. The tuning Audi gave the e-tron GT seems brilliant, as it looks rock-solid stable, even well into triple-digit speed. Customers will be able to cross continents with the RS e-tron GT with ease. So long as there are enough chargers, of course.

 

Nico DeMattia

I've been in love with cars since I was a kid, specifically German cars. Now I get to drive them talk about them on the internet.