The 2020 Audi RS Q3 Sportback has been officially unveiled, and the company touts coupe-like performance in an SUV form factor. Powered by Audi’s 2.5-liter turbocharged five-cylinder generating 394 horsepower and 354 pound-feet of torque, mated to a seven-speed gearbox sending power to an all-wheel-drive system, it’s capable of accelerating from 0-62 mph in 4.5 seconds, while topping out at 155 mph, or if you’re willing to pay a bit extra, have it upped to 174 mph. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Other features include a sport-tuned suspension that reduces ride height by 0.4 inches, a revised steering system and a high-performance six-piston caliper braking system with ventilated / perforated steel discs that measure 14.8 inches (375 mm) front / 12.2 inches (310 mm) rear, a bespoke rear spoiler and a dual exhaust system. It goes on sale in Europe in the first quarter of 2020, priced from €65,000.
Inside, you’ll find a flat-bottomed steering wheel equipped with new paddle shifters, a touchscreen display, illuminated door sill plates, high-gloss black accents and RS embossed leather / Alcantara seats.