The 2017 Audi Q5 is the upcoming luxury SUV that has been spied for the testing at Mumbai surroundings, according to the automotive industry report. The pre-production Audi Q5 model has attended the test with no camouflage and the model will be assembled at the company’s Aurangabad plant. The upcoming luxury SUV is the second generation model that will most probably launch in the second-half of the next year in the country.
The Audi Q5 will be developed based on the MLB-Evo platform, which also shares in new generation Audi cars, such as Audi Q7, Audi A4 and Audi A5. The new Audi Q5 is 34mm longer, 4mm taller, 51mm wider and 12mm longer in wheelbase compared to the existing model.
Let’s talk about the specifications, the current Audi Q5 is only offered with the 2.0 TDI engine and the drivetrain of Quattro AWD. The engine is mated with the 7-Speed S-Tronic gearbox to send the power to all wheels. This combination is expected to be offered in the upcoming Audi Q5 with slightly more power.
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The Audi Q5 petrol variant to be offered at the launch and the model comes with the specifications pack of the 2.0L TFSI 252PS petrol, standard Quattro AWD and 7-speed S-Tronic. The expected specifications of the Audi Q5 are Matrix LED headlights, ambient lighting with the around 30 different colors, dynamic turn signals, Audi Virtual Cockpit included with the high-resolution 12.3-inch display, MMI Navigation Plus infotainment with the MMI touch and 8.3-inch display, tri-zone climate control and Qi wireless charging.
The 2017 Audi Q5 to be available in the Indian showrooms in the mid months of 2017.