Audi Announces Release of Audi SQ5 TDI 2013
Audi has released details of the new and revised Q5 model, the Audi SQ5 TDI. It will be available for purchase at dealerships during the first quarter of 2013. The SQ5 TDI comes with a diesel engine and 2 turbochargers and rips a strong 313 horsepower and 479.42 feet of torque. It has a top speed of 155.34 mph with acceleration to 62.14 mph (100 km/h) in 5.1 seconds.
Among other new design features are the platinum gray double bars single-frame grille in an aluminum-look finish, the roof spoiler and the modified bumpers. It is available in various crystal effect paint finishes including Panther Black and Estoril Blue. The new design features gives the Q5 a sportier look, but takes that step closer to a sports wagon rather than crossover look.
The interior follows on the S model tradition with black trim. It also comes standard with sports seats that can be adjusted. There are choices of color of leather upholstery as well. Cargo volume is generous at 55.09 cubic feet and is a strong towing machine with capacity of 5,291.09 lb.
Prices will start at €58,500 (go to http://www.xe.com/ucc/to do your own calculations!)