In the past, Audi has dazzled the crowds in Detroit with a number of vehicles, but in 2012, they have opted to only bring a Q3 Vail Concept equipped for the winter season. The concept was named after the famous winter sports venue in the United States and has been designed for young fans of winter sports who love skiing or snowboarding.

The Audi Q3 Vail is painted in a very cool Energy Red combined with add-on body parts in a matte gray quartz-based paint and vertical struts made from aluminum. The most striking elements, however, are the flared wheel arches and running boards, which Audi will incorporate into the extensive range of Q3 accessories. The front roof-rail support integrates compact, energy-efficient, wide-angled LED lights that illuminate the area around the Audi Q3 Vail. The concept sits on 8.5 J x 20 five-arm wheels.

For the interior, Audi is offering a combination of black, gray, and red. The headlining is made from titanium gray Alcantara and large parts of the interior, including the carpet, are black and edged with narrow strips of red velvet-finish leather.

The Q3 Vail Concept is powered by a 2.5-liter five-cylinder TFSI engine with direct injection and turbocharging that generates an output of 314 HP and 295.02 lb-ft of torque. The power is transferred to the quattro permanent all-wheel drive system via a seven-speed S tronic transmission. The concept will sprint from 0 to 60 mph in 5.5 seconds and can hit a top speed of 162.80 mph.

  • 2012 Audi Q3 Vail
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    five-cylinder TFSI engine
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    seven-speed S tronic transmission
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    2500 L
  • 0-60 time:
    5.5 sec.
  • Top Speed:
    162.8 mph
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  (428) posted on 02.14.2012

Wow! Audi revealed its 2012 line up and this includes a powerful new engine. What a good start for this year! This model did few changes on the exterior design making it a great look.

  (473) posted on 01.26.2012

Nicest combination of colors in the interior. This car is great for out of town trips. It has a carrier on top. Nice in all of the colors available.

  (442) posted on 01.19.2012

Its red body paint is so striking on this Audi. The add-on body parts, accessories and features is amazing, inside and out. I am truly impressed with the whole package on this coupe.

  (397) posted on 01.17.2012

The body paint of this Audi Q3 is pretty outstanding. it looks very attractive on its pink body paint, very feminine. its very suitable for an everyday long trip.

  (242) posted on 01.16.2012

At last, the best car that we can use for any kind of adventure! Haha. The exterior looks is truly amazing, the interior is oozing with aggressiveness and the engine specs is on good performance.

  (296) posted on 01.13.2012

I love the exquisite look of this Audi. Something that I would truly want to have on my garage. I can’t think of any better body paint for this coupe. I wonder how much this Audi will cost.

  (194) posted on 01.12.2012

This Audi is oozing with angst on its cool Energy Red body paint, and the add-ons are really impressive. The engine specification is truly good with its 314 HP and 162.80 mph speed. I wonder what could be the price of it.

  (276) posted on 01.11.2012

Finally, Detroit release one of a car that can be called a ladies car. Not only the color pink but the complete image of the car.

  (415) posted on 01.11.2012

The body paint doesn’t fit the model itself. It looks not so luxurious. Not too impressive for me. It looks like an old model just like a pajero.

  (419) posted on 01.11.2012

Another cool concept of Audi. smiley I love the appearance of this car. Its full of substance and looks very reliable. They made the right color touches for this one.

  (463) posted on 01.11.2012

A body color of this Q3 Vail was very elegant, very feminine in look and in style. I really like the exterior design of this car, from the head light to each side wheels was very fantastic.

  (463) posted on 01.11.2012

Audi Q3 Vail represents a new variation on the SUV concept. The color strikes my eyes and this is best BMW model for family outings.

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