Audi RS Q3 debut in Geneva

March 6, 2013 at 12:21 pm

“Charged” Audi RS family is welcoming a new representative. At the Geneva Motor Show the most lucky participants could witness the premiere of the fastest and powerful crossover Q3, which got the engine of the RS 3 Sportback, which should appear in the Europe by the end of the year.

Audi RS Q3

Audi RS Q3 Photo

“Audi RS Q3 brings the philosophy of the” charged “Audi in the compact crossover segment, thus creating a new class,” – said Francis van Mil, executive director of Quattro GmbH. According to him, this year, the RS family will grow soon to 8 members – the first time in the history of the famous brand this name will be carried by such a big number of models simultaneously.

Audi RS Q3

Audi RS Q3 Pic

As for the new crossover, it is equipped with a 2.5-liter five-cylinder turbo engine, also used in the current generation of Audi RS 3 and TT RS. Installed on RS Q3 version develops 310 horsepower and 420 Nm of torque. As a result, acceleration to 100 km / h takes just 5.5 seconds, and top speed is traditionally electronically limited to 250 km / h In this case, the motor consumes moderate 8.8 liters per 100 kilometers. The engine is paired with unitized motor robotic gearbox with two clutches S-Trronic.

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