Audi revealed a top segment Q5 variant with the new TDI engine. It was unveiled at Le Mans. The entire front part got modified. New Audi SQ5 has a 3.0 litre twin turbo V6 TDI Diesel engine. It can generate a peak power of 313bhp and a maximum torque of 66.2kgm. This model is under Audi’s S brand.
In Europe’s auto market this model will arrive only by next year. It is a Quattro permanent all wheel drive vehicle. The top speed is 155mph. It can attain a top speed of 100kph in just 5.1 seconds. The gear shift is 8-speed tiptronic. One of the main features of this Audi variant is the sound actuator in the exhaust. The colour shades available are Panther Black and Estoril Blue. The side mirror has got an aluminium covering. According to Audi officials the mileage is 13.8kpl.
The entire body chassis is lowered by 30mm. Audi has done a decent effort to fine tune the suspension too. The bumpers are also redesigned. It has 20 inch alloy wheels. 21-inch alloy wheels are optional. The interiors have got a pearl finish. The platinum grey single frame front grille is also redefined. The rear part has got new spoilers. All these features add up to a good sporty look to the vehicle. Smooth handling is another main feature of this car.
S badges are fitted on the door sill trims. Audi drive select system and quad exhaust are other major highlights. It also has a large roof spoiler. The sporty seats are shaded with Pearl Nappa leather and Alacantara. The brake calipers are black in colour. The steering wheels are easily customizable. Audi SQ5 with TDI engine will cost around 58,500 Euros. This Audi variant will surely be a success in the entire auto world.
Author: Linto Mathew