Audi’s baby SUV is taking its first steps and will be available on showrooms next year, after being unveiled at the 2008 Geneva Motor Show, next March. The 2008 Q5 enters a fresh market sector for Audi, joining other compact SUVs such as Mercedes’ imminent MLK.
The new model takes inspiration from the Q7 and Cross Coupé quattro revealed at last month’s Shanghai Motor Show. It features Audi’s trademark front grille, distinctive LED headlights and a steeply curved roofline. Beefy wheelarches and (...)
Audi confirmed their plans to build a smaller crossover. The Q5 will be based on the
Roadjet Concept, and will be built in Ingolstadt . Production is expected to begin in 2008, with the 2009 models to be the first to arrive in the States.
The Q5 will offer optional air suspension and possibly even the Roadjet concept’s "dynamic steering" and "drive select" options. In addition, a production version of Audi’s car-to-car communications system may find its way into the Q5 - although it will (...)
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AutoNews.de had published a list with the future model from Audi until 2010. 0AUDI A10 The AUDI A1 series will be less for everyday life use and more designed on driving fun. The probable direction of attack: The A1 is to make competition for the mini of BMW. A complex chassis and strong engines might distinguish the compact Ingolstadter. So far there is no official confirmation from AUDI for the building of the A1.
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Audi is working on a new compact SUV to take a place below the Q7 in the company’s model range. The Q5 will be based on the same platform as the next-generation Audi A4 and will come to compete with the BMW X3, Land Rover Freelander and the upcoming Volvo XC50 and Mercedes GLK. It will go on sale in 2008 at an expected price of $35000. The Q5 will be produced at Audi’s plant in Ingolstadt with a development price tag close to $400 million.
Audi is going to launch a new off-roader, the Q5 that is going tp reach showrooms late in 2007. The new Q5 will come to compete against cars like the BMW X3 and Land Rover Freelander.
The Q5 will be powered by a 2-litre TFSI engine with an output of 261 hp as the new S3. The production car will follow the style of Audi’s Steppenwolf concept.
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The decision has been made: the new Audi Q5 will be built in Germany. The new model will start rolling off the production line at Ingolstadt in 2008. To that end, around EUR 300 million will be invested in the production facilities over the next years. Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, Chairman of the Board of Management of AUDI AG, explained: “The decision demonstrates what potential there is for industrial production in Germany.