Audi entered the sport utility vehicles about a decade ago with the launch of the Audi Q7. Three years later, in 2006, the company introduced Audi Q5. This crossover was specifically brought the market to deal with the BMW X3 and Mercedes-Benz GLK successes. After the launch of Q7, Audi went back to do its research and innovations, and it took them about 4 years to launch the 2014 Audi SQ5, which was targeted at the United States market featuring a supercharged engine. The world is now anticipating the 2017 Audi SQ5, which is an improved version of the earlier model. The 2017 SQ5 is a sporty version of the Audi Q5 model. Rumors have it that the SQ5 model is super sleek, modern and very attractive. The interiors and exteriors will all undergo a total revamp to bring more comfort, space, elegance and class. The manufacturer looks forward to create a truly outstanding design amongst its peers. The Q5 engine I very powerful, but the German manufacturer says that the SQ5 will even bring greater things in terms of performance and engine. The 2017 Audi SQ5 will be a tough competitor to Porsche, BMW and Mercedes.
2017 Audi SQ5 – Exterior and Interior Review
The 2017 Audi SQ5 new model will look sleek, elegant and very attractive. The chassis of this sporty car will be made from aluminum and fiber to help in reducing the weight of the car. The reduction in weight is expected to increase performance and reduce consumption of fuel. The front bumper is expected to undergo more tweaks to give it a dominating look, while maintaining the company signature features. The grille and the edges will be made from the beautiful chrome material. The rear lights will remain LED but have even a more superior look. The car will be fitted with new 20-inch alloy rims to compliment the overall look.
The interiors of this new Audi SQ5 2017 model are intended to provide more comfort to the users, be modern and accommodating. It will be fitted with high quality leather seats. It will feature some of the most recent and essential technologies, including heaters and adjustment positions for the driver and the passengers. Other features include parking sensors, cruise control, 7-inch touch screen, modern air conditioning, rearview camera, air bags, lane departure warning, amongst others.
2017 Audi SQ5 – Powerful Engine and Performance
The Audi SQ5, the next Gen Audi, will be powered by the similar engine used in its predecessor, the V6 engine. However, the 3.0 liters capacity will be displaced. The engine will be improved to provide more torque and power; expected torque of 345 pounds per foot and a maximum of 354 ponies. The manufacturers have confirmed that the 2017 SQ5 model will come with a better acceleration, with the ability to move from 0 to 60 mph in only 5 seconds, and also to reach a maximum speed of 155mph. The 2017 Audi SQ5 engine will be mated to the 8-velocity Tiptronic transmission. It will be operating on Quattro four-wheel drive mode. The mileage on the other hand will have a capacity of up to 27 mpg. This will be 3mpg greater than the one provided for in the earlier version.
2017 Audi SQ5 – When Will Hit the Showrooms?
The 2017 Audi SQ5 model is expected to come to the market in November 2016. The base model will be offered at a price range of about $52,000. The prestige model, featuring more advanced features will retail at a starting price of $62,000. This is a fair starting price given the features and the power of this vehicle.