Yes you heard it right! The all new Audi A3 Sportback 30 G-tron runs on natural gas and bio methane making it more economical and Earth-Friendly, It gets much sharper looks than its predecessor and better equipment list too. It will be launched in Germany in fall 2020.
It now comes with a 1.5 TFSI Engine which produces 131 PS of power with 200Nm of torque between 1400-4000 rpm it also comes with a turbo charger with comes with variable turbine geometry making power delivery optimal and early torque.
This CNG model completes 0-100 km/h in 9.7 seconds which still is very fast for a CNG car also it has a top speed of 211 km/h, It also has a fuel economy of 3.5-3.6 kg of CNG for 100 Kilometres it also provides a range of 495 kilometres according to NEDC. It also has 9 litres of reserve gasoline tank mounted in front of the rear axle of the car; Power is delivered swiftly to the front wheels through a 7-Speed S-Tronic gearbox.
The new Audi A3 Sportback 30 G-Tron also comes with more safer and lighter gas tanks for improved safety and better performance, Three CNG tanks are mounted on the rear axle of the car perpendicular to the direction of travel, One Narrow steel cylinder with the capacity of 4 kilograms is located in front of the gasoline tank and two larger gas tanks made up of fiber-composite material are placed below luggage compartment and can each hold 7 kilograms of CNG, These tanks are made with keeping in Audi’s Light Weight Construction Philosophy and each tank weighs just 26 kilograms and have a inner layer of gas tight polyamide vessel and the outer shell comprises of two layers: An inner layer of Carbon fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP) and the outer layer is made of Glass fiber-reinforced polymer (GFRP).The outer layer also has a safety function that it turns milky white if it has been damaged. Before being mounted on the car the tanks are pressure tested at 300 bar which is far above the functioning pressure of 200 bar and the tanks can withstand a burst pressure of 580 bar.
The Audi A3 Sportback G-Tron seems to be favourable to both its buyers and the planet Earth as buyers would favour from reduced taxes on natural gases till 2026 in Germany and Germany has around 850 Natural gas pumps which all obtain their gases from natural waste and the Audi A3 Sportback G-tron only releases CO2 which was anyways going to released by the waste. So we can save our planet while sitting in luxurious car.
The Audi A3 Sportback G-tron also pleases the buyers with its long list of features list comprising of ut not limited to: LED headlights, digital instrument cluster, 10.1-inch touch display, leather-covered multifunction steering wheel and the assistance systems Audi pre sense front, lane departure warning, swerve assist and turn assist. Options include matrix LED headlights with digital daytime running lights, three-zone automatic air conditioning, head-up display, sporty seats with integrated head restraints, panoramic glass sunroof and adaptive cruise assist, which supports the driver with longitudinal and lateral guidance.
The Audi A3 Sportback G-tron looks like a great package with its long features list and its capability of reducing the carbon foot print is an amazing initiative by Audi and its sales will start from Fall 2020 in Germany and other European Countries with its price starting at- €30,705.88.