The company Audi started road testing of its new compact crossover Q1. Photospies the first time managed to shoot in the back of the car in which he will be. Q1 tests conducted on European roads. Sales of new products expected to begin in 2016. The model number of the company’s Q1 will be the smallest crossover.
The new crossover will be built on a shortened platform MQB. New dimensions will be similar to A3, it is from this model will receive Q1 motor range. The basic version of the crossover will be equipped with a standard front-wheel drive, an extra charge will be available all-wheel drive Quattro.
Exterior trends developed a new chief designer Marc Lichte company – creator Volkswagen Golf VII. According to him, the car will be targeted primarily at young buyers. Design trends got a lot in common with the concept Crosslane Coupe, which was presented in Paris last year.
In addition, the new crossover Audi Q1 will receive two “charged” version of the S Q1 and RS Q1. On the timing of exit spetsversii new items not yet been reported.
SQ 1 will receive a four-cylinder twin-turbo TDI. Engine power will be 231 horsepower. The top version will be equipped with Q1 RS 2.0-liter TFSI. The power of this unit will be 310 liters. with. and 379 Nm of torque.
Earlier, the company planned to use the name of the Audi Q2 for its new crossover. However, the concern FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) has refused to sell the rights to use that name. As a result of the new Audi will go to the world market under the name Q1.