New Audi RS Q3 com­bines per­for­mance with prac­ti­cal­ity

Shepparton News - Shepparton Car Weekly - - SHEPPARTON CAR WEEKLY -

The new Audi RS Q3 will pack­age per­for­mance and prac­ti­cal­ity into a sporty and com­pact de­sign at a price as ag­gres­sive as its RS char­ac­ter sug­gests.

The Audi RS Q3 is a stun­ning ve­hi­cle that of­fers per­for­mance car en­thu­si­asts some­thing com­pletely dif­fer­ent said Audi Aus­tralia’s man­ag­ing di­rec­tor An­drew Doyle.

‘‘Our price point of $81 900 is go­ing to mo­ti­vate some buy­ers to look at the sports car they have al­ways wanted. No other car of­fers any­thing like the kind of per­for­mance, ver­sa­til­ity or ex­clu­siv­ity of an Audi RS model at this price point. It is a unique ve­hi­cle and looks set to ex­pand Aus­tralia’s love of per­for­mance SUV mod­els.’’

The RS Q3 is pow­ered by a five­cylin­der 2.5 litre TFSI en­gine that de­vel­ops a phe­nom­e­nal 228 kW of power and 420 Nm of torque. Dis­trib­uted to all four wheels via quat­tro tech­nol­ogy and through a seven-speed S tronic trans­mis­sion, the RS Q3 launches to 100 km/h in just 5.5 sec­onds.

De­spite the sharp pric­ing, the RS Q3 comes equipped with a high level of stan­dard equip­ment in­clud­ing: RS high-per­for­mance brake sys­tem, wave disc de­sign at the front; Xenon plus head­lights with LED daytime run­ning lights and LED tail lights; MMI Nav­i­ga­tion plus with MMI touch, 20 GB of hard drive stor­age and 2 SD card read­ers; Audi park­ing sys­tem plus with rear view cam­era; Audi mu­sic In­ter­face, Blue­tooth in­ter­face with au­dio stream­ing; leather sports seats; dual zone cli­mate con­trol; au­to­mat­i­cally dim­ming in­te­rior mir­ror, elec­tric ex­te­rior mir­rors.

The Audi RS Q3 is sched­uled to ar­rive in Aus­tralia in Fe­bru­ary, 2014.

For a full run­down on the new Audi RS Q3 call into the Audi Cen­tre Shep­par­ton, 325 Mid­land High­way, or phone Toby on 5822 5811.

The Audi RS Q3, a sharply priced stun­ning ve­hi­cle sched­uled to ar­rive in Aus­tralia in Fe­bru­ary, 2014

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