All automaker recognizes the significant of China's growing thirst for cars, and the unique requirements of the market. Audi arrives to the 2012 Beijing auto show with a idea vehicle that combines practicality and excitement.
The RS Q3 idea is based on Audi's Q3 compact SUV. Not sold in the U.S., the Q3 seats 5 and has a little cargo field. It is same to the BMW X1 that will be arriving to the U.S. this year. If BMW is successful with its car, might be Audi will follow suit.
The Q3 can be had with a type of engines, the most strong producing 211 horsepower. The RS Q3 acquires 360 horsepower from a 2.5-liter direct injection turbocharged 5-cylinder engine, an effective achievement in power engineering. And it transfer that power to entire 4 wheels with its Quattro all-wheel-drive system. That should lead to few exciting function.
The RS Q3 acquires few suspension tuning and cosmetic increasing as well. It sits almost an inch lower than the standard Q3. Custom wheels and a black honeycomb grille treatment add to the function look.
Aerodynamics arrive in the element of a carbon fiber reinforced polymer front spoiler. Although just a concept car, it is exciting to see Audi contribute one of its Q-series SUVs the RS treatment.