The all-new 2017 Audi Q5 will be globally premiered on 30th September at the Paris Motor Show; based on the same MLB Evo platform
The 2017 Audi Q5 Spied testing in Mumbai, ahead of its global premiere at the upcoming 2016 Paris Motor Show later this month. The German luxury automaker launched the new generation Q7 with restyled look earlier, and the company is also gearing up to launch the smaller luxury SUV Q5 in India in 2017 after launching it in European market. The new generation Audi Q5 has been spied testing earlier in recent times as well.
The second generation Audi Q5 comes based on the same MLB Evo platform, which is shared by other Audi models like Q7, A4 and A5 as well. The car is expected to come sporting a fresh look, which could be similar to the new generation Audi Q7 as well. The front grille is the biggest change at the front fascia, while the headlamps and front bumper also comes sporting changes. It could come featuring Matrix LED headlamps, dynamic turn signals.
The car also dons sleek chrome lines running through the length following the beltline, while the blackened glass area also gets sleek chrome trim. Also the car gets sporty designed alloy wheels, shark fin antenna, roof spoiler, wide taillights, revised rear bumper. The interior too will come sporting several changes and it could look more upmarket compared to the outgoing model. It will feature the Audi virtual cockpit, which is also available in the new generation Audi Q7.
Power source for the upcoming second generation Audi Q5 are expected to include range of engines comprising both TFSI petrol and TDI diesel units with displacements between 1.4 litre to 3.0 litre. Also a Q5 e-tron plug in hybrid version will come bearing diesel-electric and petrol-electric combination powertrain options.
While the diesel-electric version could be launched in Europe, the petrol-electric version will make its way into North American and Chinese market. Also there will be RS variants for the performance addicts.