After the release of the new Audi Q7 on the market, the company is already testing pre-production version of the Q5, this car took much in appearance from its older brother. The new Audi will be shown in 2016 at one of the next auto shows
2017 Audi Q5 release date
The name of the prototype is “B5” and its already testing on the Sunny roads of Spain.
As appeared, the prototype is quite ready, it remains to make a small tweak to adjust chassis and engines. Most likely, the novelty will be shown before the end of 2016. Get ready to order.
2017 Audi Q5 redesign
The body got “reduced” grille, like the Audi Q7. Its “harmony” is a contentious issue, no wonder many of autocritique “ass” for the novelty. However, the company decided not to change the concept, and as becomes clear, it will be in the entire range of “Quattro” including the new “Q3”.
2017 Audi Q5 body
The grille has a hexagonal shape, located in the center of the front. But, the front headlight are likely to be narrower than on the predecessor, however, it is expected the new led optics. The front bumper is powerful, I would even say muscular.
The lateral line has a “familiar tunes”, but you can see the line rising from the front and rear ends. The car became more slicked (I thought), increased angle of the windshield.
Back. Just want to mention three-dimensional taillights, they are not visible on spy shots, however the manufacturer has stated this. And the rest in General everything is standard, also have the upper spoiler and the reflectors in the rear bumper.
2017 Audi Q5 weight reduced
We note that the new model will lose in weight about 100 kg (due to the use of composite materials), which should have a beneficial impact on fuel consumption.
2017 Audi Q5 Engines and transmission
The company will show new items here, so it is expected a new 2.0-liter TFSI with a capacity of 190 HP, it will be set in the initial configuration. The manufacturer assures its high efficiency – the expense will be only 6 – 7 liters per 100 km, it will be much more economical than the version with 252 HP, which is also installed in this unit of engine volume of 2 liters.
Diesel engines are unchanged, ranging from 2.0 TDI to 3.0 TDI – capacity in 218, 272 and 320 HP (the latter will be installed on a pumped version of the SQ5).
Audi sources also assure that the possible emergence of another powerful V6 engine which will come with a co-production with Porsche.
2017 Audi Q5 price
The company promises to keep the price of the starting model in the range of $41,000, the price for hybrid is $13,000 higher.