Audi Q2 (2017) – subcompact SUV from the German automaker, which has taken place in the line of a step below the Q3 model. World premiere of the new Audi Q2 was held at the Geneva Motor Show 2016. The design of the new Audi Q2 is markedly different from other models of the company. Perhaps in Ingolstadt have listened to the criticism that their cars are too similar to each other. But, most of all, an aggressive appearance SUV designed to bring it to the attention of a younger audience. And if Q3 has smooth contours, the Audi Q2 stands out sharp edges, massive grille with an unusual grid, a solid amount of chromium and the decor painted in a contrasting color of the back of the bar. But the scanty lights look pretty controversial. Design interior of the new Audi Q2 (2017) is made in the style of the line A3 models with round nozzles of system of ventilation, as well as a free-standing display multimedia system on the center console. Instrument panel for a fee can be fully digital. Based crossover modular MQB chassis laid down in the short version. Overall length Audi Q2 is 4 190 mm, the size of the wheelbase – 2600, width – 1790, height – 1 510 ground clearance (clearance) is 200 millimeters, and the boot capacity, depending on the position of the back of the sofa backrest ranges from 405 up to 1050 liters. The photos do not really feel the true size of the model. To better understand the worth quoting the following figures. The length of the hatchback Audi A3 is 4 310 mm, the compact and the A1 Sportback – 3 954. So the new Q2 located just between them, while it is shorter than the older Q3 again to 198 millimeters. Six different engines available for the vehicle. The base is a 1.0-liter three-cylinder gasoline engine with 116 hp Also in the lineup are “turbo-four” in volume of 1,4 and 2,0 l to return to 190 forces. Diesel engines – a 1.6 engines (116 hp) and 2.0 (150 and 190 troops) liters. Drive in the initial versions of the Audi Q2 – only the front, while the top-end versions with two-liter units put Quattro all-wheel drive system on the basis of the Haldex clutch of the fifth generation. Transmission – six-speed mechanical or optional robot S tronic dual-clutch. European sales of the new Audi Q2 will start in August 2016, the price will be announced later. The surcharge for the car is available with sports suspension lowered by 10 mm ground clearance, powerful 705-watt Bang & Olufsen sound system with 14 speakers, projection display and MMI multimedia with satellite navigation. In addition, customers can order the automatic parking system (supports both parallel and perpendicular), adaptive cruise control and monitoring functions for marking, for “blind” zones and the recognition of road signs.
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