Audi has simply launched a brand new compact crossover SUV badged a Q3 Sportback, and in the present day we now have spy pictures of a prototype for the high-performance model from the Audi Sport division: the RS Q3 Sportback.
The Q3 Sportback is a coupe-like crossover primarily based on the identical construction because the lately redesigned Q3, i.e. the most recent model of father or mother firm Volkswagen Group’s MQB platform. Sadly, the Q3 Sportback is not certain for the US, and thus neither is the RS Q3 Sportback.
We all know this newest prototype is for the RS Q3 Sportback due to the exhaust suggestions; Audi Sport vehicles sometimes characteristic a pair of fats oval-shaped exhausts like these proven right here. The prototype additionally sports activities lowered suspension, a efficiency brake package deal, and an aggressive entrance fascia.
2020 Audi Q3 Sportback
The RS Q3 Sportback is being developed alongside a brand new era of the RS Q3, which we should always see on native shores. Each are anticipated to characteristic the identical 2.5-liter turbocharged inline-5 fitted to the RS three and TT RS. The engine delivers a stout 400 horsepower and 354 pound-feet of torque in these fashions and we are able to anticipate one thing related for the RS Q3 and RS Q3 Sportback. Search for 0-60 mph acceleration to return in underneath 5.Zero seconds.
Search for the debut of each the RS Q3 and RS Q3 Sportback in late 2019 or early 2020. They’re two of six new or up to date Audi Sport fashions coming this yr.
And given the robust demand for crossovers, the brand new Q3 Sportback can be simply one in every of a handful of latest crossovers within the works at Audi. Others embrace the e-tron Sportback and This autumn e-tron electrical fashions.