Odisha Sun Times Business Bureau
The Audi Q3 has been the most successful model in its segment and the new Audi Q3 ups the appeal with a refreshed design and a number of technical innovations.
The first thing that struck to the customers is its sporty sophisticated look. It’s sculpted singleframe grille, a truly defining element at the front of the car. The entire singleframe on the new Audi Q3 is three-dimensionally styled, making it appear more sophisticated and striking. This also makes the vehicle appear wider, hugging the road closer and hence look sportier when viewed from the front.
“Appealing to the young, the Audi designers have honed the details of the coupé-like lines with the characteristic wrap-around tailgate in the new Audi Q3. Dominating horizontal lines up front and in the rear, underscore the width and give the new Audi Q3 an expressive design. New design 17-inch alloy wheels accentuate the exterior robustness of the new Audi Q3. The headlights come with LED daytime running lights. For the first time on the new Audi Q3, LED headlights have offered that are particularly bright and energy-efficient” said Mr. Joe King, Head, Audi India.
The New Audi QA3 showcases Audi’s ‘Vorsprung durch Technik’ in every single aspect, especially in refreshed design, technical innovations and quattro® permanent all-wheel drive.The legendary quattro technology kicked into action to come ace in all tests related to the vehicles capabilities on uneven surfaces. The technology added perfect traction to balance the vehicle even on rough stretches of road. Most important factor is that suspension has been further fine-tuned to meet Indian right conditions and offer the right balance between ride and comfort.
Driving this car is effortless and adrenaline filled, with its steering mounted paddle shifters for the first time to allow the driver to enjoy the sporty nature of the Audi Drive Select and the quick seven-speed S tronic® transmission.
Power for the updated Audi Q3 comes from the same 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder TDI diesel unit. This engine is good for 177bhp and 380Nm of maximum torque. Audi has also included the Hill Descent Control function to improve the new Audi Q3’s off-roading prowess.
With our tropical climate with mild winters and summers with temperatures reaching over 40 °C, the new Audi Q3 is equipped with high-powered efficient air conditioning to counter the sweltering heat. The new Audi Q3 is also equipped with the Audi Sound System. The infotainment system includes Audi Music Interface, a 20 GB Jukebox, two SDHC slots, Bluetooth Connectivity and Streaming.
The new Audi Q3 makes life easy with its rear view camera for convenient parking. It has a capacity of 460 liters; by folding down the split rear seatbacks, this can be increased to 1,365 liters. The storage package on the new Audi Q3 helps in optimally using available utility space.