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Audi Q2 positioning won't cannibalise Q3 sales

Audi Australia’s communications boss says the new Q2 SUV should attract new buyers to the brand rather than eating into sales of the larger Q3, despite the two models starting less than $2000 apart. Anna Burgdorf, general manager of corporate communications for Audi’s local arm, told CarAdvice at the preview event for the all-new Q2 SUV in Sydney this week the company is targeting a different type of buyer with the new model...

2017 Audi Q3 update and S Line Competition unveiled

The first-generation Audi Q3 has been given one final refresh before an all-new model goes on sale later this decade. Unveiled overnight, the update includes a raft of visual changes to the Q3's front fascia, but doesn't alter the car's available equipment, nor are there any drivetrain tweaks. For the Sport trim line, the fake air intakes on either side of the grille have grown in size...

2018 Audi Q3 spied

The next-generation Audi Q3 has been spotted, albeit briefly, by our European spy photography team. Although the prototype's brown overalls give it the look of a three-door model, we can see rear door handles poking out. In fact, the tight fit of the brown covering gives a few more clues about the car's styling than we might otherwise be privy to...

Audi Q3 concept showcases integrated electric longboard

An Audi Q3 has been showcased with what is likely one of the more unique concept features at this week’s Beijing motor show - an electric longboard hidden away in the rear bumper. Constructed from carbon-fibre and aluminium, the longboard charges automatically when it is neatly stowed away in the Q3’s rear bumper...

2016 Audi Q1 spied testing in production body

The coming new 2016 Audi Q1 compact SUV has been spied testing this week, ahead of a debut that could occur later this year or early next. Spied previously in the borrowed garb of a Volkswagen Tiguan, these new shots offer a first look at the new small Audi in its final outfit. Although the prototype shown here wears a thin layer of camouflage, more than a few of the Q1’s styling details can be seen...

2015 Audi Q3 pricing and specifications

The 2015 Audi Q3 has arrived in Australia with new and revised engines, subtle styling changes, more equipment and a simplified range structure. Audi’s updated compact SUV line-up features two equipment levels, the base Q3 and the high-grade Q3 Sport, each of which is available with four-cylinder turbocharged petrol and diesel engine options...

2015 Audi A1 and Q3 pricing and performance details revealed

Pricing and performance details for the updated Audi A1 and Audi Q3 have been revealed ahead of the cars’ Australian release at the beginning of next month. The 2015 Audi A1 range kicks off with a new 1.0-litre three-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine from $26,900 before on-road costs – up $400 on its predecessor...

Audi Q3 updated; RS Q3 boosted to 250kW/450Nm

The Audi Q3 range, including the hot RS Q3, has been given a visual and mechanical makeover as it heads into its mid-life phase. A new design treatment for the Audi's single-frame grille, which now has a bolder metal-like border treatment that bleeds into the headlights, clearly marks the updated model out from its forebears...

2014 Audi RS Q3 : Pricing and specifications

The new $81,900 Audi RS Q3 is the first ever RS model sold here under $100,000, and the first ever RS-badged SUV. It comes with a 2.5-litre turbocharged five-cylinder petrol engine producing 228kW of power between 5200-6700rpm, and 420Nm of torque at 1500-5200rpm. Fuel use is rated at 8.8L/100km, and it boasts a claimed 0-100km/h sprint time of 5...

2014 Audi RS Q3 : The Quick Guide

The new Audi RS Q3 is the pricey new range-topper in the German brand’s most popular model range. It certainly does come in at a premium, priced from $81,900 – a full $25,400 more than the next dearest model in Q3 range. It has all-wheel-drive, a punchy turbocharged engine, a standard seven-speed dual-clutch automatic and plenty of sporty elements to it...

Audi Q3 1.4 TFSI : new entry-level model due in February

A new entry-level model will be added to the Audi Q3 compact SUV range in February. The new petrol 1.4-litre TFSI will become the least expensive model in the Audi Q3 range, with an expected starting price of less than $45,000. The 1.4-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine will produce 110kW of power and 250Nm of torque, with power sent to the front wheels via a standard six-speed S tronic dual-clutch automatic transmission...