Tuning: Audi Q5 by ABT Sportsline

22 08 2008

ABT Sportsline are real masters in tuning SUVs, admirable efforts on the Audi Q7 and Volkswagen Tiguan are testaments to this actuality. Therefore it was only a stuff of time before the tuning house took on the all-new Audi Q5 and they have free the first facts today.

The Abt engineers have unnerved the book at the Q5‘s engine range with tuning for three of their different brawn units. Starting with the diesel offerings, the basis 2.0-liter TDI has been boosted by 20hp up to 190hp gratitude to the application of Abt Power, while the more powerful 3.0-liter TDI is treated to the Abt Power S kit which takes the ability crop up by a mammoth 70hp to 310hp. The 2.0-liter TFSI engine is also treated to the Abt Power upgrade bringing total brawn up to 240hp from 211hp.

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Audi Q5 at Testing (new spy photos)

17 04 2008

Some of car magazines, including their access to the drop-kick to the head, Audi, as we previously reported five premiere in Los Angeles last year. Then the mid-size BMW X3, Land Rover Freelander and Mercedes GLK competitor was reported to debut at Geneva last month, but there are a lot of our disappointment, the return on the 30th that the Q7 Audi V12 engine TDI. Subsequently, it was reported last month that elusive five in the world will eventually be introduced to be held in Beijing.

With the news that Beijing started, in a short span of three days, the spy photographers in Germany has been most exposed to catch up with a prototype. And the front and rear are cleverly covered with plastic sheeting, detailed design, in the side of the hood and a clear view.

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Audi Q5 to Debut at Beijing Motor Show ?!

17 03 2008

Audi Q5 dominated the headlines about a month, when several so-called “first pictures” of the five-seater SUV found their way through the various online sites. It was originally reported to its world debut in Geneva, but this was rejected speculation, if his announced Audi Q7 V12 TDI sometime later. after a month of silence, rumors about the debut of the Q5 are now resurfacing.
Auto Week reports that the Q5 will be introduced at the Beijing Motor Show next month, packed with seven new Audi-speed DSG / S-Tronic. It is based on Audi MLP platform (which also seems to underpin the Porsche coming five-seater SUV), with a longitudinal engine placement. The new gear can be up to 405 lb-ft of 8500 rpm torque and speed of the engine and is first in the future quattro models and in the new A4, and subsequently in all front-wheel-drive models.

Audi Q5 Prototype (spy photos)

26 02 2008

“Sometimes it’s really hard to be a spy car,” says our man behind these spy photos Audi Q5. “There were two prototypes of the Q5 off late Sunday evening. Who accompanied them are about 5 cars control of the roads ahead, and looking out for photographers. Consequently, I did not get a front shot. Better luck next time. ”
All the time around the world, it is cold and snowing somewhere. Therefore, our spy guy will be more alert, hiding behind the bushes obscure or levitating inside a garbage waiting to jump on the car manufacturers who unsuspecting innocent on a midnight drive. Yeah, sure. Snap! Gotcha!

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