Tuesday, 23 August 2011

Audi Launches the Business Edition of SUV Q5, just ahead of BMW X3 Launch

German luxury car manufacturer Audi Tuesday launched the business edition of its sports utility vehicle (SUV) Q5 2.0 TDI Quattro priced at Rs.3,513,000 (ex-showroom Maharashtra). It will be available from October 2011.  "The Audi Q5 2.0 TDI Q is perfectly equipped to further strengthen our leadership position in the luxury SUV segment," said Audi India head Michael Perschke.  According to Perschke, the car is attractively priced, making it affordable by a wide range of consumers.

The car is equipped with 17-inch alloy wheels, xenon-plus headlights, including LED daytime running lights, leather and leatherette interiors with wood inlays, and a multifunctional 4-spoke leather steering wheel. "Enhancing the driving experience are the Audi media interface with concert radio, a storage package, and the rear parking aid among other features," the company said in a statement.  The Q5 2.0 TDI is powered by with 125kW, 170 hp engine which has a maximum torque of 350 Nm at the rate of 1,750 rpm coupled with a seven-speed automatic transmission. The car has an average fuel efficiency of 12.80 km per litre and will be imported as completely knocked down (CKD) unit in the country and then assembled here. 
Head of Audi India, Michael Perschke had this to say. "The Audi Q5 2.0 TDI q is perfectly equipped to further strengthen our leadership position in the luxury SUV segment. As the Audi Q5 already has a broad fan base in India, this attractive price will now make this premium experience accessible to a wider customer base who aspire to own a luxury SUV endorsed by our 'Vorsprung durch Technik' philosophy. The Audi Q5 2.0 TDI q powered by a dynamic and efficient engine is also equipped with best in-class interior and infotainment features."


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