Ingolstadt, 8. January 2013 – especially in heavy suvs, diesel engines help to keep the consumption in a halfway civilian frame despite the unfavorable combination of high weight, gross front surface and strong engine. But other lander, other preferences: the most powerful audi Q5 for eastern european, american and asian market is a new V6 petrol engine. In this country audi relies on a diesel in the SQ5. The sale of the gasoline is not planned in germany, at least for the time being.
The new SQ5 is powered by a three-liter V6 with compressor charging and 354 hp. The maximum torque of 470 nm is between 4000 and 4500 / min. His compressor is powered on a belt from the crankshaft and sits in the 90 degree V of the cylinder banks. The mechanical loader compresses the intake air up to 0.8 bar, two charge air coolers then cheeify it more powerful. The power transmission takes place via an eight-speed automatic, which can also be manually operated on the steering wheel on the steering wheel. Serial mabig is the permanent four-wheel drive quattro with wheel-optical torque control.
Such motorized accelerates the car in 5.3 seconds from zero to tempo 100 and is a maximum of 250 km / h quickly. For comparison: the SQ5 TDI graduates this discipline faster two tenths of a second and is also limited electronically at 250 km / h. Audi gives for the SQ5 3.0 TFSI A standard consumption of 8.5 liters, the S-diesel variant should get along with 7.2 l / 100 km. Like ubrow: if the driver makes only effective use of potential, these values were allowed to be a waste.
Lowering for the SUV
A sports suspension lays the body of the SQ5 compared to Q5 by 30 millimeters deeper, springs and steamer are also tailored. Since the series version of the audi Q5 is not gentle, the sports model will be a case for fans direct rejection in this regard. The 20-inch raders are related to tires in the format 255/45. On request, a dynamic steering is mounted with infinitely variable translation. Your control is integrated into the supervised driving dynamics system audi drive select, with which the driver can vary, among other things, the response of the accelerator pedal and the setting of the steamers.
The SQ5 can be seen from modified schurzen, individual rims, a platinum gray refrigerator grille, a rear diffuser and a roof edge spoiler. Further features are V6-T fonts on the front fold-airfields and outer mirror caps in aluminum look. Exclusively, the SQ5 remain reserved the coatings of estorilblau and panther black. The interior is kept completely in black, the headliner is alternatively available in moon silver. The serial sports seat can be set electrically. They carry in a combination of perlnappa and alcantara, against additional payment there is leather stock in four colors.
Market start for the SQ5 3.0 TFSI is in the third quarter of 2013 – first in the USA. The strong SUV will for the first time at the north american international auto show (naias) in detroit of 19. To 27. January 2013 to see.