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Interior

What is it like on the inside?

Interiors have always been Audi’s forte, and it’s gone back to its roots with the e-tron – combining significant screenage with actual physical buttons, and it works brilliantly. You get a 12.3-inch virtual cockpit behind the wheel, switchable between three different layouts: classic, sport and e-tron. The latter maximises all the important info on the drivetrain – perfect for anyone with chronic range anxiety. In the centre of the dash is a 10.1-inch touch screen, below which are several banks of physical switches for the air-con, heated seats, drive modes etc.

Special mention to the simple but effective lozenge-shaped gear selector, the illuminated e-tron logo in front of the passenger and the overall quality of materials – it’s chunky metal, leather and Alcantara galore in the RS. Unless, of course, you go for one of Audi’s on-trend leather free options with artificial hide, fabrics made from recycled plastic bottles and carpets made from old fishing nets. Rear-visibility isn’t fantastic, but the rear-facing and 360 degree camera system is, so it’s never a problem.

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There’s proper space in the back for a pair of adults… and their feet in a handy ‘foot garage’ notch cut into the underfloor battery, and a more than decent-sized boot of 405-litres (with another 81-litres in the nose) although it’s a rather long and flat space with a small bootlid not a full hatch. Bikes will have to go on the roof.

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