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Audi SQ5 gets 470Nm supercharged petrol V6

The Audi SQ5 performance SUV will soon be available with a 260kW/470Nm 3.0-litre supercharged V6 petrol engine, but only in left-hand-drive markets. Previously available singularly with a 230kW/650Nm 3.0-litre twin-turbo V6 diesel engine – which will arrive in Australia in April – the performance 3...

Audi Q5: styling and value sharpened to hold off Evoque and X3

The Audi Q5 is out to preserve its lead as the nation’s favourite luxury SUV with an update that brings improved engines, practicality and value. Audi’s mid-sized SUV continues to start from $62,200 for a turbo diesel and from $62,900 for a turbo petrol, with both four-cylinder variants gaining extra features valued at about $6500...

Audi SQ5 TDI confirmed for 2013, new petrol variant rumoured

The Audi SQ5 TDI, the German manufacturer's first S-branded SUV and first S-branded diesel, has been confirmed for Australia. First revealed at the 2012 Le Mans 24 Hour race in June, Audi Australia's Shaun Cleary confirmed to CarAdvice that the Audi SQ5 TDI, powered by a 230kW/650Nm twin-turbocharged direct fuel injection 3...

Audi SQ5 exclusive concept to become limited edition reality

The Audi SQ5 TDI exclusive concept being readied for its unveiling at the 2012 Paris motor show in 10 days' time will become a limited edition production model for the German car maker. Based on the Audi SQ5 TDI - Audi’s top Q5 variant and also the company’s first S model SUV and its first diesel-powered car - the Audi SQ5 exclusive will be produced in a limited 50-car production run giving owners legitimate rarity to match the car’s title...

Audi Q5 recall: sunroof glass shatter risk

Audi Australia is recalling approximately 500 Audi Q5 SUVs due to the risk of the sliding glass sunroof breaking under extreme conditions. The official recall notice published on the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) website explains the sunroof fitted to some Audi Q5s may suddenly break at temperatures below -20 degrees Celsius, presenting a potential laceration hazard...

Volkswagen eyes Audi Q5-sized SUV

Volkswagen is keen to add a new midsize SUV to its US range, filling the void between the Volkswagen Tiguan and Volkswagen Touareg. Volkswagen America CEO Jonathan Browning revealed to the Automotive Press Association that, "There's a great opportunity for us for a midsize SUV in the US." "If you could give it to me tomorrow, I would take it tomorrow," Browning said...

2013 Audi Q5: mid-life upgrade for mid-size SUV

The mid-life upgrade for the Audi Q5 brings more power, better efficiency and subtle styling revisions to the mid-sized premium SUV. Due to launch in Europe around October this year, Audi Australia’s Shaun Cleary says the upgraded model will hit local showrooms “in the summer”, suggesting a debut either at the very end of 2012 or early in 2013...

2013 Audi Q5 spy shots

Our spy photographers have captured more images of the 2013 Audi Q5 undergoing winter testing in Europe. As these latest images reveal, the facelifted Q5 will adopt Audi’s new hexagonal grille, which cuts the edges off the top corners of the current trapezoidal fixture...

Audi Q5 facelift spied

Audi has been spotted testing a prototype version of the facelifted Audi Q5 in Sweden with very little camouflage. Although not clearly seen here, the 2013 Audi Q5 facelift will feature a revised front fascia and in particular, a revised front grille. It is expected to feature a hexagonal pattern as opposed to the current trapezoidal layout...

2012 Model Year upgrades for Audi A1, A3, A4, A5, Q5

Audi Australia has announced a range of 2012 Model Year upgrades as well as the availability of a number of limited edition models for the new year. The 2012 upgrades apply to Audi A1, A3, A4, A5, Q5 models, while the A1 and S3 limited editions add to the TT RS, RS 5 and R8 specials detailed in September. The 2012 Audi A1 1...

2012 Audi Q5 S spy shots

Our spy photographers recently caught this Audi Q5 S test mule out and about during street testing. The car doesn't appear to be a conventional S-Line model, but rather a full-blown S like the Audi S4, sporting larger brakes, sports suspension and a high-performance engine...