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2017 Audi SQ5 to have ‘oversteer potential’ - report

The next-generation performance-focused Audi SQ5 SUV is likely to debut sometime next year, and its engineering team is promising a livelier drive - according to a new report out of the UK. Speaking to Autocar, an unnamed senior engineer involved in the new SQ5’s development said the sporty SUV will be capable of oversteer...

2017 Audi SQ5 to feature electric compressor

The next-generation Audi SQ5 will reportedly feature a 48V electrical system, and an electric compressor for reduced lag. Oliver Hoffman, head of powertrain development at Audi, has told Autocar that the next SQ5 will still be motivated by a 3.0-litre V6 diesel. While the current car (pictured here) employs a twin-turbo diesel setup, the new SQ5 will feature one exhaust-driven turbocharger aided by an electric compressor...

2016 Audi SQ5 Plus pricing and specifications

Audi Australia has taken the wraps off the 2016 Audi SQ5 Plus, which goes on sale locally this week with a starting price of $108,900. The SQ5 Plus will run concurrently with the SQ5 and demands a $16,300 price premium over its non-Plus sibling. Performance from the 3.0-litre twin-turbocharged V6 diesel engine has improved by 10kW and 50Nm from 240kW to 250kW and 650Nm and 700Nm respectively...

Medium SUVs coming in 2016

Mainstream medium SUVs Kia Sportage – January Haval H6 — Q2 Mahindra XUV 500 update – January for the manual, Q2 for the auto Jeep Cherokee 75th Anniversary – Q2 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV update – mid 2016 Renault Koleos – Q4 Ford Kuga update – late 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan – Q4 Luxury medium SUVs Porsche Macan GTS – January Audi SQ5 TDI Plus – Q2 Range Rover Evoque Convertible – July Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe – late 2016/early 2017  ...

Audi SQ5 TDI Plus revealed

The Audi SQ5 TDI Plus has been unveiled and detailed ahead of the 2015 Frankfurt motor show, which starts next week. For this new variant, Audi has increased the injection pressure in the SQ5's 3.0-litre twin-turbocharged V6 diesel engine to deliver a dollop of extra performance...

Delphi's autonomous Audi SQ5 completes trip from San Francisco to New York City

An Audi SQ5 fitted out with autonomous driving technology by automotive supplier Delphi is the first self-driving car to complete a US west coast to east coast trek from San Francisco to New York City. Accompanied by a team of engineers from the Delphi — an automotive supplier spun off, in part, from GM in 1997 — have helped the modified Audi SQ5, dubbed Roadrunner, complete the nine day, roughly 5470km, cross-country trek...

Audi Q5: luxury SUV range updated for 2014

The Audi Q5 has been updated for 2014 with boosted equipment lists and new options made available across the range. The $62,200 Audi Q5 2.0 TDI quattro retains its entry-point pricing and gains xenon headlights and three-zone climate control as standard for the new model year. Powered by a 130kW/380Nm 2...