The 2019 Audi Q3 RS has actually been spotted testing at the Nurburgring race circuit in Germany in advance of its release day later this year. The brand-new automobile is readied to rise to 400hp courtesy of the exact same 2.5-litre petrol engine that’s fitted to the existing Audi RS3 warm hatch.
Compared to the prototype we saw in May, this car is wearing a little much less camouflage, offering us a better look at the different layout components that will be specific to the Audi Sport variation of the firm’s all-new medium SUV.
The new Audi Q3 has actually already been revealed, with the cars and truck anticipated to go on sale later on this year– that implies we could have a year-long await the 2019 Audi Q3 RS. It’s anticipated to be priced from around ₤ 45,000, with main information to be released in the center of next year.
The 2019 Audi Q3 RS will certainly make the already handsome brand-new Q3 look just that little bit better. Expect it to obtain a blacked-out, honeycomb grille with an all-important Q3 RS badge so you can easily find it from the routine Q3. If that isn’t a huge sufficient tip after that it’s ground-hugging front bumper should be and you could anticipate the Q3 RS to also get uprated headlights with appealing LED light trademarks.
Step sideways of the auto as well as you’ll likely spot side skirts that’ll help it look much more planted to the road and also huge alloy wheels that load the Q3’s huge wheel arches. Meanwhile, at the back, you’ll get a back diffuser integrated right into the bumper and four big exhaust pipes together with a boot-mounted spoiler.
Inside, the 2019 Audi Q3 RS will certainly get distinct metal trim items– upgradable to carbon fiber at added price– body-hugging sports seats and also steel pedals. The Q3 RS’ stylish steering wheel will be nicer to hold than the standard car’s as well as you can likewise expect it to obtain distinct RS driving settings and also a switch that’ll make the exhaust complexity and pop more as you accelerate via the gears.
The 2019 Audi Q3 RS will provide performance with a capital P. Its 2.5-litre, 400hp five-cylinder engine should rocket it from 0-62mph in less than 4.5 secs with a full throttle that’ll have to be limited to 155mph. 4×4 traction will give the Q3 RS exceptional grip under velocity and also you could anticipate it to be active in corners many thanks to adjustable suspension that could lock out body lean as well as torque vectoring that’ll make the cars and truck easy to drive at rate.