11 September 2014 is turning out to be the favorite day for luxury car makers, first Mercedes Benz launched its luxury E350 CDI sedan and now Audi has arrived with Q3 Dynamic giving car lovers double treat on same day. Audi Q3 gets some cosmetic changes which will compete with Upcoming Mercedes GLA class which is scheduled to come to the market on 30th of this month for which Mercedes will start taking bookings soon.
Compact luxury SUV Q3 Dynamic launched at the price of Rs. 38.40 lakhs (Ex- showroom Mumbai), which is around 1.6 lakhs more than the existing version. Mechanically it carries same engine specification of existing version which is 16V 2.0L TDI Diesel engine producing 177BHP power @4200rpm and 380nm [email protected] rpm giving 15.7 KPL of good mileage. Q3 Dynamic gears up 0-100 KMH in just 8.2 seconds with the top speed of 212 Km/hr.
Q3 dynamic gets new 17” 5 Trais design spoke alloy wheels, full chrome grille, panoramic sunroof, clear lens LED tail lights, under body safeguards at front and rear bumpers, with three new external colors- Florett Silver, Mythos Black and Monsoon grey. Q3 comes with Audi drive select system which allows drive to adjust the suspension in three modes i.e. Comfort, Dynamic and Auto.
In interior features electric adjustable front seats with four way lumber support, storage package, inner beauty in walnut brown color, driver information system, high gloss package, light and rain sensors, dual climate control, 5.8 inch MMI interface screen with 10 speakers, concert radio and bluetooth compatibility.
Safety norms are as flows- six airbags, hill start resist, parking assistant, auto release function, anti lock braking, traction control and dynamic comfort suspension.
Joe King, Head, Audi India said “The Audi Q3 is the only true compact luxury SUV in India which offers Quattro all-wheel drive. The legendry Quattro technology not only adds to the off-road capability of the car but also provides more traction and enhances driving pleasure. The Audi Q3 Dynamic with Audi Drive Select is yet another example of our customer centric approach. We have further fine-tuned the suspension to meet Indian road conditions and offer the right balance between ride and comfort. With this new top of the line Audi Q3, we are further enhancing the appeal of one of the most successful SUVs in the Indian market. We are convinced that the Audi Q3 Dynamic will be a similar runaway success as the Audi Q3 in 2012 and will play a key role in our growth this year,” .
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