Day after tomorrow, BMW will launch the new X3 in India. Seeing the time as perfect Audi has launched a Business Edition of the Q5 SUV, priced at Rs. 35.13 lakhs (ex-showroom Maharashtra). The Audi Q5 2.0 TDi q is a CKD and will be available from October 2011. This particular Q5 model is powered by a 2.0-liter diesel engine which produces 170 hp of power and 350 Nm of torque at 1750 RPM. The TDi motor is mated to a 7-speed automatic S tronic gearbox and has an ARAI certified mileage of 12.8 kmpl. The Business Edition Audi Q5 features LED daytime running lights, Xenon plus headlights, 17″ alloy wheels, rear parking sensors, leather interiors with wood inserts, Audi Media Interface and a multifunctional 4-spoke leather steering wheel. Is this the Land Rover Freelander 2 effect?
“The Audi Q5 2.0 TDI q is perfectly equipped to further strengthen our leadership position in the luxury SUV segment. As the Audi Q5 already has a broad fan base in India, this attractive price will now make this premium experience accessible to a wider customer base who aspire to own a luxury SUV endorsed by our ‘Vorsprung durch Technik’ philosophy. The Audi Q5 2.0 TDI q powered by a dynamic and efficient engine is also equipped with best in-class interior and infotainment features,” Michael Perschke, Head – Audi India, said.