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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...

Audi RSQ3: $81,900 and February on-sale for performance SUV

The Audi RSQ3 will be priced from $81,900 when it lands locally in February. Audi’s first SUV to be tuned by performance division ‘quattro GmbH’ and wear ‘RS’ badges, the RSQ3 was expected to cost only slightly less than $100K based on previous hints by Audi executives...

Audi Q3 gets new base model, quattro-only range

The Audi Q3 range has been revised to 'MY14' specifications. No longer is a Q3 available for under $45,000, with the 2.0 TDI manual two-wheel-drive replaced by a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic all-wheel-drive model utilising the same 103kW/320Nm engine, priced from $47,500. That leaves the Audi Q3 a quattro-only range...

Audi RSQ3: first RS SUV to wear sub-$100K price tag

The Audi RSQ3 has been revealed ahead of the performance Q model's debut at next month's Geneva motor show. Audi's first-ever SUV-based RS model is powered by a 228kW/420Nm 2.5-litre direct-injection turbocharged five-cylinder TFSI engine – down slightly on the 265kW found under the bonnet of the RS Q3 concept that debuted at the 2012 Beijing motor show...

Audi Q3 Red Track concept ready for the slopes

Three Audi Q3 concepts will headline Audi’s official involvement at this year’s Worthersee Tour in Austria, including the new Audi Q3 Red Track. If the snow-themed Q3 Red Track looks familiar, it may be because it’s actually a tweaked version of the Audi Q3 Vail concept that debuted at the 2012 Detroit motor show in January...

Audi RS Q3 concept: baby performance SUV revealed

The Audi RS Q3 concept will be one of the surprise stars of the 2012 Beijing motor show, suggesting that the German car maker will bring its renowned performance RS badge to its SUV range for the first time. While Audi says at this stage the RS Q3 is only a concept designed to “explore the potential of the Q3 model series”, we expect the German brand to confirm production of the hotted-up compact SUV in the not-to-distant future...

Audi Q3: new baby luxury SUV targets Evoque and X1

The Audi Q3 has arrived in Australia, bringing yet another option for buyers looking for an affordable luxury SUV. The Q3 continues Audi’s process of shrinking its SUV models, joining the large Q7 launched in 2006 and the mid-sized Q5 released in 2008. A Q1 model, based on the A1, is also anticipated, though for now the Q3 starts at $44,800 to start $17,400 below the cheapest Q5...

2012 Audi A6 Allroad for Australia in Q3

The new Audi A6 Allroad will go on sale in Australia in the third quarter of 2012. The higher-riding, off-road-ready version of the premium mid-sized A6 Avant benefits from fresh styling, added technology and improved performance and fuel consumption. Audi Australia’s Shaun Cleary said the A6 Allroad was on track to launch locally around the same time as the A6 Avant and the smaller A4 Allroad...