Audi SQ5 News

  • 2018 Abt Audi RS 5-R

    German tuner Abt Sportsline has been showing up to the annual SEMA show for a number of years now. The company doesn't tend to dabble in over-the-top upgrades but what you do get is quality that matches what the OEMs are offering. Two standouts Abt is bringing to the 2018 SEMA show on next week are modified versions of Audi's RS 5 coupe and SQ5 crossover SUV. Abt calls its version of the Audi coupe the RS 5-R, and just 50 examples are planned for worldwide sale. The car is fitted with a number of carbon fiber aerodynamic aids, as well as an Abt engine management system and muffler that helps...

  • 2018 Audi SQ5
    5 things you need to know about the 2018 Audi SQ5

    Crossover SUVs provide practicality for daily adventures, but sometimes a touch of performance is desired. That’s where the 2018 Audi SQ5 comes in. It’s not a pudgy family truckster flopping into corners, nor is it a track slayer. The 2018 Audi SQ5 is a compact crossover SUV with...

  • 2018 Audi SQ5, 2017 Detroit auto show
    2018 Audi SQ5 debuts with 354 hp and 369 lb-ft

    Audi has a redesigned Q5 on sale this year, and the handsome SUV will be joined in showrooms soon by its sporty SQ5 variant. Revealed on Monday at the 2017 Detroit auto show, the redesigned SQ5 follows a familiar formula so is sure to be welcomed by Audi fans. Power comes from the new turbocharged...

  • 2016 Audi SQ5 TDI Plus
    Audi Ups Power On SQ5 TDI With Plus Trim: Forbidden Fruit

    Audi is working on a new generation of its Q5, but to send out the current model with a bang the German automaker is launching a new, more powerful version of the SQ5 TDI model. The new version adopts Audi’s Plus labeling and makes its debut on September 15 at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show...

  • 2014 Audi SQ5  -  First Drive, September 2013
    2014 Audi SQ5 first drive review

    Is the Audi SQ5 a bona fide performance model, or is it a great pretender? We've wondered about the SQ5's credentials ever since the brand confirmed this performance version of the Q5 crossover, its 354-horsepower output, and its 5.1-second 0-60 time. And in the absence of established head-to-head...

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    Audi SQ5 TDI Hits The Track With Allan McNish At Silverstone: Video

    Not everyone who test drives performance cars has the knack for feeling out the limits and knowing what the car is doing--but whatever doubt you may have about driving abilities are out the window with this quick assessment of the Audi SQ5 TDI from Allan McNish. The SQ5 TDI is forbidden fruit here...

  • 2014 Audi SQ5

    The 2014 Audi SQ5, Audi’s first crossover to wear its sporty S label, has been priced from $52,795, including an $895 destination charge. The vehicle will be available for sale later this summer where it will go up against the likes of the BMW X3 and Mercedes-Benz GLK Class. However, the Audi stands apart thanks to its 354 horsepower and 347 pound-feet of torque output. That potent output is derived from a supercharged 3.0-liter V-6 and is channeled to all four wheels via an eight-speed automatic transmission. According to Audi, the SQ5 needs just 5.1 seconds to accelerate from 0-60 mph...

  • Audi SQ5 twin-turbo performance diesel crossover
    Audi SQ5 TDI Preview: 313-HP, Twin-Turbo Diesel Crossover

    Rumors of a performance diesel version of the Audi Q5 emerged just days ago, and now Audi has delivered the goods: the Audi SQ5, powered by a 313-horsepower, 479 pound-feet of torque twin-turbo 3.0-liter diesel V-6 engine. That's a lot of grunt for a relatively compact crossover, and the...

  • Audi Q5 custom concept
    Report: Audi Registers SQ5 And RS Q5 Names

    The Audi RS line of cars are a range of high performance models built completely in-house by the automaker’s quattro division. Designed to compete with BMW’s M Division and Mercedes-Benz AMG, Audi RS models have a reputation for being consistently more extreme than their Teutonic rivals...

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