Audi RS Q3 concept: The Q3 comes with 5-cylinder turbo power
Audi presents a strong top athlete in the form of a compact SUV with the new RS Q3 concept. Very focused on performance, Audi transplanted into the urban off-roader with the powerful five-cylinder turbo, which consists of a whopping 360 hp 2.5-liter generates and provides a powerful propulsion. A more defined and wider body and sharp optics explore further details of the potential of the Q3 series of new. The five-cylinder engine will actually find its way into the series-Q3.
Design: Consistently dynamic character
The blue-painted Audi RS Q3 Concept is a topic of vehicle dynamics rousing. The lowered by about 25 millimeters underlines the sporty character of this performance SUV. Distinctive eye-drops of the single-frame radiator grille, which circulates a frame of brushed and polished aluminum. The black grille insert has a new geometry in which the combs are in the depth slightly offset to one another so that they act in three dimensions. The lights darkened slightly from the makers, in their interior are chrome parts that were either kept dark or covered by carbon fiber panels.
The bumper is redrawn: powerful edges border the outer air intakes, which are divided into two segments – the inner parts are filled with honeycomb mesh inserts, the outer carbon, meanwhile, are formed as a smooth funnel. The front spoiler is also made of carbon fiber and is kept at the bottom of matte black. The entire bumper lower part glazed Audi also with blue varnish.
The same combination of black and blue colored areas can be found on the flanks of the Audi Q3 Concept back at the RS trim strips on doors and thresholds, and the essays of the wheel arches. The exterior mirror housings are made of black carbon, while strips of matte aluminum circulate the side windows. The roof spoiler is long back, would be middle segment to the outer and slightly shorter in the body color painted – a pale blue with a light yellow parts.
Sporty-edged Audi held the bottom of the rear bumper. The diffuser insert that integrates the two large, elliptical exhaust tailpipes in typical RS-look is pulled way up. Again, the designers opted for a combination of blue-glazed and black carbon. The rear lights and auxiliary lights dimmed in the bumper are anthracite and are made of clear glass.
Blue and black dominate sporty interior:
In the interior of the Audi RS Q3 Concept, which gets through a glass roof is much light, cool black dominates the headliner, floor carpet, the mats, the leather-covered dashboard and on many parts of the seat covers that are made of Fine Nappa leather.
The contrasting color blue is found in an unusual way back into the carbon fiber-look panels have been woven into the production blue, brilliant, luminous glass fibers. The steering wheel features large, aluminum-framed slides carbon paddles. Audi continental with black velvet leather, which the hands secure fit and at the same time reject dirt well contributing to most of the steering wheel rim. In the door panels are also areas of blue Alcantara.
The door opening is made in each RS model in lightweight design with break-through. The tachometer replaced at the world premiere in Beijing, Chinese characters, the usual Arabic numerals. “RS Q3″ badges adorn also the instrument cluster, the seat back, the door sills and floor mats.