Audi planning a Q2 entry-level SUV

Article by Christian A., on June 13, 2012

Tired of all the Q3, Q5 or Q7 models? Well, you’d better prepare as Audi is going to build a new entry-level SUV dubbed Q2. Set to make its debut at the 2012 Paris Motor Show in the concept for, the new Audi Q2 will make its debut on the market in 2015 and will take on the MINI Countryman.

According to Autocar, the new vehicle will receive company’s new transverse-engine MQB platform, used also by the third-generation Audi A3. Compared with the smaller Audi A1, the Q2 is with 200mm longer than company’s smaller model. Sources also said that the second-generation Skoda Yeti might use the MQB platform too.

Regarding the Audi Q2 design, a source said that the small SUV will be influenced by the 2010 Quattro Concept and by Volkswagen’s new CrossCoupe Concept.

If the concept version is expected this September at the 2012 Paris Motor Show, the production version is expected to arrive by 2015, at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The Q2 will be powered by petrol and diesel engines, while a performance-oriented version using the new 2.0-litre turbo EA888 engine, which will debut on the next-generation Golf GTI, is also planned.

Topics: audi, suv

If you liked the article, share on:

Pin It

Comments

Recommended

Has Toyota started the production of a new electric supercharger? Well, a patent that was recently published indicated that they might have. And this electric supercharger looks more durable and...
by - March 27, 2017
The Tesla Model S has finally arrived in South Korean soil and is now available for test drive. But, there’s a catch. You’ll have to wait several months if you...
by - March 27, 2017
Sorry to say this to the Sport Quattro Concept fanatics. If you guys have been hoping for the production of this iconic concept to begin, prepare for your dreams to...
by - March 27, 2017
South Korean car company SsangYong recently revealed sketches of their upcoming SUV. We’re not always impressed by Korean car designs, but this one looks quite promising. Yup, it is the...
by - March 26, 2017
Twenty-eight years after the company was first launched by Toyota, which was initially targeted to the United States market only, Lexus has already made its way to over 70 countries....
by - March 26, 2017
Facebook

Youtube Channel

Tip Us
Do you have a tip for us?
Did you film an important event?
Contact us
Newsletter
Subscribe to our newsletter!
Subscribe
Galleries