2018 Audi Q5
With many updates on their crossover models, all fans eagerly expect 2018 Audi Q5. This vehicle is coming, but not many details are known. However, spy photos gave us a peak on the SUV. With this knowledge and some insider information, we can predict what new Q5 can bring. This is one of the most attractive models, not only among vehicles of German manufacturer, but also in the entire mid-range SUV class.
2018 Audi Q5 street testing
New crossover has been spotted some while ago in streets, while engineers were tested it. Then, there was a lot of camouflage on, it was impossible to see what will 2018 Audi Q5 bring. One thing was familiar, and it is MLB platform, which is going to be used for building the new crossover. SUV shares concept with A4 model, so many things could be the same and predictable. This lightweight architecture promises weight drop and improved fuel economy. Some rumors say it is going to be around 225 lbs. Also, some features could be borrowed from new Q7, bigger sibling from same segment.
On latest spy shots, some camouflage was stripped and 2018 Q5 appeared in all-black variant. There were heavy covers on taillights and front lamps, as well as on roof pillars, so we are sure there are most notable changes, but since we couldn’t see it, we can’t know what to expect.
2018 Audi Q5 powertrain
If heavy camouflage saved 2018 Audi Q5 design from our sights, then greater mystery is what lays under the hood. So, we must follow the rumors as our only trail. According to gossips, engine is shared with A4, like it is with platform. That means, four or six-cylinder unit is giving power to new Q5 crossover. Petrol and diesel variants are being considered, but it is not decided yet will there be both options. Also, plug-in hybrid was mentioned, which could get electric motor capable to add 30 miles of range. Weight drop promises better economy.
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