“Charged” crossover Audi RS Q5 debut will take place in 2017

January 31, 2016 at 8:03 pm

It is expected that the new product will receive the mighty engine generating 450 horsepower. This year Audi is going to put on the conveyor new generation of crossover Q5, and it is expected then at the beginning of 2017 the car will be available for sale. According to preliminary data, the car will receive a set of simple four-cylinder engines, but those who wan something “hotter” will have to wait a little longer – the German brand is planning to release “charged» RS Q5.

2017 Charged Audi RS Q5 photo

2017 Charged Audi RS Q5 photo

Rumors that the top management of Audi is discussing the possibility of launching the production of a series top-end RS Q5, have periodically being appearing in the press in 2011, but only now the decision to create a powerful crossover was eventually made. It is expected that the midsize SUV fast version go to the auto markets in the second half of 2017.

2017 Audi RS Q5 midsize SUV image

2017 Audi RS Q5 midsize SUV image

«Hot» RS Q5 is being developed in parallel with the RS 4 and RS 5 and share engine, transmission and all-wheel drive system with these sports cars. According to forecasts, the novelty will be equipped with a 3-liter V6 rated at 450 horsepower, which is almost 100 hp more than at the coming SQ5. In addition to the RS Q5 model, Audi has plans to launch production of series of “hot” modification of the flagship SUV with an index SQ7.

categoryCategories: Models News