Report: Audi will bring the Q3 baby crossover to China

Article by Christian Andrei, on October 29, 2010

Citing Audi’s excellent performance, Volkswagen AG announced that it will import all its Audi models to China, according to Zhang Xiaojun, executive vice president of FAW-VW Audi Sales Division.

In this report from the Beijing Times, it was found out that the Audi Q3 will likely be presented to the domestic market at the end of 2011.

The Audi Q3, which is slotted below the Q5, is a compact SUV based on the Audi Cross Coupe Quattro concept that was displayed at the 2007 Shanghai Auto Show.

The Q3’s volume version has a body size that’s similar to the Cross Coupe Quattro concept that measures (LxWxH) 4629mm x 1880mm x 1653mm, and has a wheelbase of 2600mm and 450L luggage compartment capacity.

Furthermore, the Q3 is built on a platform borrowed from the Volkswagen Tiguan. The imported Audi Q3 will be equipped with a 200 hp 2.0-liter TFSI four-cylinder engine and a 2.0-liter TDI turbo diesel engine, which are offered in two-wheel drive and four-wheel drives options.

Sources say that the European model of the Q3 will get a 6-speed manual transmission while the US model will have a 6-speed dual-clutch (S tronic) or a traditional 6-speed automatic transmission.

In 2005, VW launched the full-size luxury crossover SUV, Audi Q7, its first Q series product under the Audi brand that has reaped a lot of success in this segment. In 2009, the Audi Q5 arrived and was also a success in the consumer market, as its supply has consistently been unable to cope with demand.

If you liked the article, share on:

Comments

Login or Create new account to add a comment!

Recommended

The Shooting Brake is probably the least rendered body shape in the automotive world. But it’s also the most sought after design among car nuts for its unique, old-fashioned charm....
by - January 23, 2017
Perhaps to make the upcoming Valentine’s day more special, Tinder dating app and Ford UK have cooked up a special blind date for all the single blokes and chicks in...
by - January 23, 2017
2017 is undeniably a very busy year for BMW. After introducing the new 4-Series, the German automaker has just released several new updates. In relation to this, BMW is also...
by - January 23, 2017
The renowned Shelby Super Snake is now 50 years old! As we greet the Super Snake a “happy birthday” or a “happy anniversary,” Shelby itself is celebrating half a century...
by - January 23, 2017
Nearly a year after the Subaru XV Concept was unveiled at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland, this SUV study is making its North American debut at the 2017...
by - January 23, 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