New 2017 Audi Q5 Redesign and Release Date
Perhaps, you have heard that Audi is preparing its Q7 model that will be released for the worldwide market at the end of this year and now, the Q5 is mentioned to come out. The design of this 2017 Audi Q5 will not be too far from Q7. We found some photos about its promotion around the media. Around the front, the car is designed with its recognizable grille that has new horizontal design while the four rings are added on the top below the hood. The car looks more perfect with the sharp LED MatrixBeam headlights to make it more aggressive than before. 2017 Q5 will have two large air intakes around the front bumper.
Design of 2017 Audi Q5 SUV
This SUV is built with the support of round shape for the rear part and you could not find out any sharp edges around it. The liftgate is quite large around the rear end of 2017 Audi Q5 with the small spoiler for the top. From the photos, you could see that the car has very modern LED taillights supported with the exhaust pipes for its rear diffuser.
We glad to know that Audi will support it with light materials for its body architecture by using massive usage of aluminum and also high-strength steel to reduce its weight. This way will be helpful for 2017 Audi Q5 to go with the better performance and better fuel economy. For its cabin, the company adds Virtual Cockpit technology with the presence of large TFT display behind the steering wheel to replace the instrument cluster. This technology basically was introduced at 2014 Geneva Motor Show. It is built as a large screen display all information including maps for navigation, digital speedometer and also tachometer.
2017 Audi Q5 Engine
Some reliable sources mentioned that there are some possible engines for 2017 Audi Q5 with several options are new. It goes with inline-four and V6 gasoline. Another possibility is turbodiesel engine 2.0 liter while the more powerful engine is V6 3.0 liter to produce more than 320 horses.
For the first time, 2017 Q5 is introduced by Audi with the plug-in hybrid variant with the support of new e-quattro hybrid technology for all-wheel drive system. It means that the car has petrol engine that is combined with electric motor around the front-wheel while the second electric motor goes for the rear-wheel.
2017 Audi Q5 Release Date and Price
2017 Audi Q5 should be introduced sometime in 2016 and the sales should be at the end of 2016 or at the beginning of 2017. The estimated price tag is about $53k but it is not confirmed by the official yet.