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For a modern futuristic car, the color palette is extremely boring. Blacks, whites, silvers, greys - oh and a sickly puke green ???
Where are the exotic colors to go with the design and style of this car?
And where are the all season tires for winter climates - Audi seems to have forgotten about the fact that half of the USA actually gets snow.
Overall - very disappointing BYO colors and packages
 

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You can always get custom color if you want to drop a good deal of dime on it. I'd love to see it in peal black or something equally oddball ;)
 

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I know but after paying $100K+? No thanks.
I'll wait for a year to see how things pan out before reassessing. I also want to see the Merc EQS first
 

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I'm going to have a lot of fun playing around with the configurator, thanks!

BTW here's a good read covering some key things to take away...

"The lineup kicks off with the Premium Plus, which starts at $99,900. It features standard 20-inch two-tone titanium wheels, Matrix LED headlights, Alcantara-wrapped steering wheel, electrically adjustable and heated front sports seats, and front cross traffic assist.
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Finally, the Audi Sport model, better known as the RS E-Tron GT, starts at $139,900 and is offered with different 20-inch wheels, carbon fiber roof and exterior optics, surface coated disc brakes with orange calipers and e-torque vectoring plus. All prices exclude the $1,045 destination charge.

Having chosen your preferred model, the range-topper in our case, you will have to go through the exterior colors and wheel choices, before moving on to the cabin. And it is here where you can go crazy on the options, as adding everything available will bump the price up to $165,195. That is a lot of money for any car, but it does cost less than the E-Tron GT’s brother from another mother, the Porsche Taycan, which is available from $185,000 in the range-topping Turbo S guise.

In terms of power, you are looking at up to 637 HP and 612 lb-ft (830 Nm) of torque with overboost in the RS model, which does not step on the Taycan Turbo S’ toes that’s offered with up to 750 HP. The 0-60 mph (0-96 km/h) sprint takes 3.1 seconds in the Audi, half a second slower than the Porsche."
 

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I think I maxed it out on options around 166k. Next step would be indeed Taycan :)
 

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Built and ordered this morning! Now the long 3-4 month wait for delivery.
Congrats. What did you order and with what options ?
I'm disappointed by the options packages, colors,and wheels so I'm going to wait until next year to see what else Audi comes out with. I'm also looking at the Lucid Air.
 

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Congrats. What did you order and with what options ?
I'm disappointed by the options paxkages, colors,and wheels so I'm going to wait until next year to see what else Audi comes out with. I'm also looking at the Lucid Air.
Thanks. I am as well. The wheels are a huge disappointment to me. I was hoping for some 22in RS7-type. I may try to do that afterwards. I went with a loaded Prestige with Nardo Grey (exclusive option but I really like the Nardo over Suzuka and Daytona Grey Pearl) and full black leather. I really like RS models, but didn't like some of the RS options on this one. It also wasn't worth the $32k extra.

I also was considering an RS7 and Porsche Taycan 4S.
 

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Guys, is there any chance that Taycan wheels would fit Audi (or aftermarket ones made to Taycan). I agree that the wheels are very weak.
 

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Guys, is there any chance that Taycan wheels would fit Audi (or aftermarket ones made to Taycan). I agree that the wheels are very weak.
The Mission-E wheels? There's a chance as long as the PCD and bolt pattern matches. You can also get adapters if the bolt patterns are different (5x112 vs 5x130).

You may also want to consider looking at Vossen Wheels, as they can customize the fitment however you need it. I will probably go this route and swap some HF-5 wheels if the Audi's are just too ugly.
 

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I honestly don't know what Audi's thinking is behind the colors, options, and wheels. They've made such a nice looking car and then let it down with stupid options. For this price, there should be a bundle of choices. But instead, just two 20" wheels options (both of which are ugly for the perceived placement of this car), such boring colors, and stupid packages. For example, you can only have the larger 21" wheels if you opt for the $6K performance package (which doesn't actually increase range, acceleration or top speed) with black optics. I hate black optics - I don't want black mirrors and exterior bits. Just let me buy the 21" wheels (which are much nicer than the crap 20" wheels). And for goodness sake Audi, change the darn color palette which has been around almost for the past decade.
As much as I hate to say it, but I'm honestly liking the Lucid Air the more I look at it.
 

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Look how nice the Audi Sport RS7 wheels look on this render. Unfortunately I'm not sure they will fit on the e-tron GT. They are 22-inch and have a different bolt pattern.
 

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Not impressed by design options either - 4 colors, 2 wheel sizes, two interior colors ... meh ...
I looked at the Lucid Air too. Same reaction. After spending two months on the Porsche configurator for a Taycan 4S, everything else is a huge disappointment.
 

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eTron as it is today is on the high end of my willingness to spend money on a car. I like the way GT looks, but the price is just too far out there for a car that is nothing more than a fancy toy to me. I am sure it will be an eye catching candy around but with kids and all, I am after something that has more cargo space and can seat a family of 4, with plenty of bags. Q4 might fit the bill as well, we shall see when it is unveiled down the road in all details. I have my volume test set of kid car seats, bags, and strollers to load in and see what happens ;)

Taycan is a nice piece for sure but it does not cross all Ts for me as far as cargo space is concerned. I have seen a few around already on the road and they do look nice, though.
 

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Look how nice the Audi Sport RS7 wheels look on this render. Unfortunately I'm not sure they will fit on the e-tron GT. They are 22-inch and have a different bolt pattern.
It does look nice for sure - BUT it looks just like a new version of the RS7.
Surely, a more modern 'electric' car would a) look more futuristic (not that the GT looks bad - far from it), and b) have the wheel and color options to match it's futuristic styling and market placement.
 
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