Audi didn’t borrow from the Porsche Taycan whereas engaged on the sound, the corporate stated, though it did use comparable methods and was engaged on it at roughly the identical time.
The result is a sound that’s not fairly as sci-fi as what you’ll discover within the Taycan, but additionally not only a easy try and recreate a gasoline engine. We’re not fairly positive it’s the “emotional” expertise Audi claims it’s, however that’s not completely the purpose. The sound is directly a authorized requirement to alert pedestrians in addition to a void-filler for individuals who is perhaps unsettled by the close to silence of an EV cabin. And importantly, it’s non-obligatory on the within — you may select the depth or flip it off altogether.
If you happen to’re rich sufficient to be available in the market for an E-Tron GT, you received’t have to attend too lengthy to attempt it. Manufacturing is because of begin close to the tip of 2020, albeit in small numbers.
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