Audis 2019 Super Bowl ad proves its ETron GT is to die

first_imgAudi’s 2019 Super Bowl is called “Cashew” and at first glance it’s not obvious why. It opens on a young man doing that weird Russell-Crowe-in-Gladiator hand in the wheat field thing as he approaches an isolated house. It kind of goes off the rails from there.Upon nearing the house, our protagonist is greeted by an elderly man on the porch who is revealed to be his grandfather. The two enter a weird garage laboratory and the old man pulls a sheet off of a vehicle that ends up being the Audi E-Tron GT concept — (also known as the best-looking debut of the 2018 LA Auto Show).Upon sliding into the fancy cloth-covered driver’s seat, our young man is jolted violently, and it’s then that the name of the ad starts to make sense. He’s receiving the Heimlich maneuver from a coworker and coughs up the aforementioned drupe. More about 2019 Audi E-Tron Car Industry Luxury cars Electric Cars Car Culture It’s not entirely clear what Audi’s new Super Bowl ad is trying to sell, considering that we don’t expect to see the E-Tron GT as a production model until 2020, but still, any excuse to ogle it and have a laugh is fine by us.In case you need a brief refresher, the E-Tron GT is a fully electric concept car that packs a 90-kilowatt-hour battery and motors that produce just shy of 600 horsepower. Like Porsche’s forthcoming Taycan, the E-Tron GT will support 800-volt charging that should allow it to recover around 200 miles of range in just 20 minutes.Better yet, Audi recently let us drive the multi-million-dollar E-Tron GT concept on the mean streets of Los Angeles. You can read all about it here. 26 Photos Super Bowl 2019 Comment May 7 • 2020 Toyota Supra first drive review: More reset than reboot 2020 Hyundai Palisade review: Posh enough to make Genesis jealous 2020 BMW M340i review: A dash of M makes everything better See All Feb 28 • Last chance to get 3 months of Mint Mobile service for $20 Preview • 2019 Audi E-Tron: A worry-free, all-EV SUV Super Bowl 2019 Audicenter_img Share your voice Aug 14 • Raising the entry-level bar Audi E-Tron GT concept on the streets of Los Angeles reading • Audi’s 2019 Super Bowl ad shows its E-Tron GT is to die for 2020 Kia Telluride review: Kia’s new SUV has big style and bigger value • 1 News • 2019 Audi E-Tron SUV range and on-sale date released Tags Feb 7 • Every Avengers: Endgame character flash at the start of that Super Bowl trailer More From Roadshow Audilast_img

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