Historical past of the SQ5 model starts in july 2004. Back then, German carmaker launched their very first crossover Q7. Since then, this segment experienced great expansion, not only Audi vehicles. Continuous development was at must, and company launched all kinds of SUVs, from compact to full-size vehicles. Three years after its first crossover, Audi launched smaller, Q5. This one is essential, because, in 2014, new one showed up, based on it. That was sportier SQ5. Brand new generation is on the way and it comes because 2017 Audi SQ5. This crossover minds to US with V6 engine, and that we are sure this breakthrough is going to be effective.
2017 Audi SQ5 redesign
We can you know what to expect from 2017 Audi SQ5, however is no much info about it from recognized channels. Also, SUV hasn’t been noticed on the streets, but one thing can reveal its styling – and it is public screening of the new Q5. The 2017 SQ5 is sportier version of it, but each crossovers use similar design solutions. General size of the vehicle will be similar to previous versions, while some new curves and shapes to be used to refresh the look and add some sleek. Lights are designed especially for this model, along with honeycomb grilles, bigger air intakes as well as rear diffuser. With these, 2017 SQ5 crossover is more aggressive than ever.
2017 Audi SQ5 engine
As we already said, this crossover will be released in US with V6 motor and 3. 0-l displacement. Supercharged drivetrain is the same to engine used by present models, but it can deliver more energy, around 370 hp. Torque level is going to be about 360 lb-ft. SUV needs five seconds to reach 60 mph, and best speed is set to 155 mph. Gas efficiency is improved to 27 mpg on freeway, 3 mpg more than before, mostly because of eight-speed Tiptronic transmission, mated to a V6 powerplant. Nevertheless, Audi is going to use the quattro all-wheel-drive system for new 2017 Audi SQ5.
2017 Audi SQ5 release day and competition
The 2017 Audi SQ5 wasn’t officially confirmed, but we anticipate it somewhere in 2017, although this particular SUV could come out as 2018 yr model. Rivalry between SQ5, BMW X3 and Mercedes-Benz GLK continues, since all crossovers expect refreshed models for forthcoming years.