There’s something about car’s that are black, either from the inside or the outside. They look nice; black is the new sexy as far as cars are concerned and the black pressed-suited leather booted sharp hunk-entrepreneur wants his car in black. So here’s the all-new 2017 Audi Q3 Black Edition.
Well, to hit the point, Audi sold a black A4s thanks to Jason Statham than Aston Martin sold Rapides courtesy, Daniel Craig. Why’s that? Simply, because Audis are easier to get, drive and maintain.
Now it’s not that the whole 2017 Audi Q3 Black Edition has to be in black too. There are just a few hints here and there to make it different. And, to be frank, it does look a bit better; black is black after all.
2017 Audi Q3 Black Edition – Exterior Body Changes and Interior Cabin Design
What makes this 2017 Audi Q3 Black Edition different from the outside are a few rich snippets, a few dark touches here and there to make it stand out and it does stand out. The front grille through to the headlamps has an added dark tone to it pronouncing the LED mount. Side mirrors and wheel arches sport the same giving the front and side fascia a distinct attitude. This tone carries onto the rear mirror sporting black borders along with a similar spoiler and exhaust cluster.
Other than all of these, alloy wheels which are kind of darker to come with this edition and they do look nice.
This is the top trim available for this 2017 Q3 replacing the previous SE Plus top variant. And being the top variant, it does come with a host of added features above the ones which are already present in the base trim Q3s. And although these add-ons have less do with colour, most of them do come in black! The in-cabin colour trim is Piano Black which includes: –
- Door trim Panels.
- Dashboard Add-ons.
- Gear Shift Knob.
- Tinted Rear Glass.
There are numerous other features which make 2017 Audi Q3 Black Edition, the topmost variant. Some of this include: –
- 465-watt Bose Surround Sound System with 14 Speakers and AudioPilot compensation.
- SiriusXM Traffic with 4-year subscription.
- Audi Side Assist.
- Audi advanced key tech.
- Rear Privacy Glass.
2017 Audi Q3 Black Edition – Powerful Engine and Performance
All-in-all there are 4 engine options which come with the whole Audi Q3 range – two gasoline and two petrol versions. Each can be mated with a manual or S-Tronic dual-clutch transmission with option-specific FWD or AWD/Quattro drivetrains. Engine specs as per drivetrain are as follows: –
- 4.0-liter gasoline TFSI FWD – 150 hp.
- 0.0-liter gasoline TFSI FWD and AWD/Quattro – 180 hp.
- 4.0-liter diesel TDSI FWD and AWD/Quattro – 150 hp.
- 0.0-liter diesel TDSI FWD and AWD/Quattro – 184 hp.
These are one of the most fuel-efficient throughout the compact crossover segment and averaging 20/28/23 mpg on the 2.0-liter options with even better figures with the 1.4-liter variants.
2017 Audi Q3 Black Edition – Release Date and How Much will Cost?
What the Audi Q3 Black Edition 2017 is all about is looking darker and alluring from that aspect. And being the flagship Q3 in the range, it is bound to grab some eyeballs towards anyone who has spent just $39,500 upwards for a car which shows a few shades of grey itself.