Audi has punched out a number of stylish models lately, like the new trendy crossover 2018 Audi RS Q3. It will be launched with a completely new RS design and is expected to a sports version with a lot of transformations. With better interior design and improved exterior, it will focus on being lighter and more fuel-efficient. It is also believed that this vehicle will have more horsepower, which will have more advantage over its competitors. Its potential customers will be delighted with this sporty version.
2018 Audi RS Q3 – Design and Features
The new RS Q3 is more aggressive and has sport focused elements than its Audi counterparts. Externally it is very attractive and modern. The makers have used aluminum and copper fiber to create this model which has resulted in lesser body weight and more efficiency. The front mask of the vehicle is updated for a sharper edge thus giving it an aggressive look.
At the front, it has the mark Audi Single frame grille with three-dimensional honeycomb outline and Quattro script. Beneath, air vents are fitted into the fascia’s component inserts.
It is also modified with larger air intake which supplies more cold air into the engine. With 20-inch alloy wheels, its front and tail lights get beautiful LED bulbs and dynamic indicators.
On the inside, 2018 Audi RS Q3 is more attractive and is equipped with modern technologies and enhanced safety system. What makes it look more attractive and refreshing is the sports seating made using highest quality leather and contrast stitching, which replace the regular standard seats. One can also expect a bigger and interior cabin with large legroom and cargo space. The seating speaks luxury, comfort, and elegance.
The dashboard is equipped with touch screen with an updated infotainment navigation system including a modern audio player, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi connection, a Standard Audi smartphone interface, latest air-conditioning, parking sensors, cruise control, stability control and traction, a rearview camera and more.
2018 Audi RS Q3 – Powertrain
It is believed that the new 2108 Audi RS Q3 will run on a 2.5-liter, 5 cylinder TFSI engine which produces 367 hp and 343 lbs-ft of torque. Its engine will be paired with a manual six-speed transmission or a seven-speed Auto S-Tronic dual clutch transmission. It is capable of covering the 0-100km/h in a scorching 4.4 seconds and its top speed will amount to 168 mph.
It is loaded with the new dual injection fuel system, which will combine both direct and indirect injection to optimize injection and fuel distribution according to load changes. The vehicle’s suspension technique has active dampers which can be changed to convenience, auto or power settings.
2018 Audi RS Q3 – Price and Release Date
It is expected that the starting price of 2018 Audi RS Q3 will be around $54,500 excluding taxes, dealer charges and any other charges available.
It will be available in Europe first and then in other parts of the world. Customers in North America will have to wait for a few more months for this luxurious crossover.
The fit, finish, and materials for this model are first class, though it might be Audi’s smallest high rider with an outdated design. Its sports seat with diamond stitching is truly extravagant.