Audi's flagship EV is getting ready for a subtle cosmetic tweak or two, but we suspect more changes are coming.
The Audi e-tron GT first debuted late in 2020, and with a full three years having passed since then, it's now time for Ingolstadt's flagship electric vehicle to prepare for an update or two.
New spy shots captured in Europe reveal that the corporate cousin to the Porsche Taycan will be getting a new fascia at each end and lightly massaged side skirts, with the front bumper's side air curtains expanding to meet the lower grille. It's unclear how the faux grille at the front of this EV will change, but we expect at least some changes here since the upcoming A5 wagon is getting a new mesh design.
The rear has also been updated with a more aggressive diffuser, but everything else appears to be the same for now. Keep in mind, however, that this is an early prototype, and more changes will likely be seen on future development mules. We expect new wheels and possibly updated OLED taillights. Back at the front, we can expect to see Audi's novel customizable HD Matrix headlights offered.
The cabin will also surely see several updates, most notably in the infotainment realm. The driver cluster and central display will undoubtedly be connected to each other, and some changes to the center console are also likely.
And what of performance? Nothing is known or even rumored at this point, but considering the rate at which EV technology is progressing, we doubt that Audi won't make some performance and efficiency updates.
A hardcore version of the Porsche Taycan has been spotted on several occasions, so it's within reason to wonder if Audi will offer an even more extreme version of its flagship EV than the RS e-tron GT. The Porker is expected to produce as much as 1,000 horsepower, while the current RS e-tron GT offers a maximum of 637 ponies (in Boost Mode; 590 is the regular figure).