The latest news coming from Audi is that their new SUV vehicle, the 2017 Audi Q4, is on its way. The car is a promising new addition to the SUV segment which will bring much fame and popularity to the brand and the makers as well. It has been announced as well that the newest SUV is supposed to come with many new updates making it a very competitive car now.
The SUV segment is always a tough one to compete in. You need to have something special which will make you stand out in a sea of vehicles which are competing arduously for the number one spot. The Audi Q4 is in a way planning to take this position with the latest release of its vehicle. Although it does not seem perhaps that this is a job that can be done overnight, they are making an attempt to claim the primary position in the SUV segment in a short period with the latest redesign.
The thing that is going to be interesting about the new Q4 vehicle though is that it is going to be built based on the modular longitudinal architecture technology which is already used for the Q5 car and is going to be used for the upcoming Porsche Cajun car as well. The vehicle is being made in the Audi’s Ingolstadt R&D center in Germany and is going to be released as early as the end of this year perhaps if everything goes as planned. Read the review and find out the new information about the 2017 Audi Q4 car.
2017 Audi Q4 exterior
The one thing that is a hundred percent sure is that they are focusing on the appearance of the 2017 Audi Q4 when establishing the design. Using the MQB platform is going to help the car become as elegant and as handsome as it can get. It is an extremely good choice for the makers of Audi to get to car go in this direction as there are more and more people who have started choosing their cars based on appearance. If this trend continues, the Audi Q4 is going to be in the top of the running as it is an extremely good looking car. The exterior features of this new vehicle can be compared to those which we have seen on the Audi Q3 and Q5 siblings, but all in all pose a separate and completely individual setup compared to other vehicles on the market.
The front part of the car is planned to suffer the most of the changes that are going to happen here. This means adding a horizontally matted new type of a grille which adds a higher tone of aggressiveness to the vehicle. The headlights are going to adopt a slender design which is not only going to make them stylish but also give more visibility when using them. The fog lights are also incorporated to the font part and they are going to be positioned slightly higher to make them more efficient in their use. Finally, a huge Audi logo is placed at the front with massive air intakes for better brake cooling. And also the car uses the newly designed 19-inch alloy wheels also.
The interior of the 2017 Audi Q4 is designed to provide ultimate comfort to both the driver and the passenger. The vehicle is enhanced with a full set of features that make the spacing inside more usable and enable to enjoy the ride in every possible situation. The best part of course are the very comfortable and very spacious seats that only make an SUV vehicle even better. The comfort levels are also enhanced with various cup holders and storage areas which are positioned at all the seating areas for better usage.
There are many technological advancements added which do not only help the driver control the vehicle better but also make the passengers have more fun while being on the road. Hands free connectivity for your phone is available and you can also use the Wi-Fi as the car has its own hotspot. There is a surround system with six speakers and you can control it, like many things in the car, via a touchscreen on the dashboard. Navigation and the control system for temperature control is placed there for additional pleasure.
The powertrain of the 2017 Audi Q4 is going to use a combination of a petrol engine and two electric motors. The 2.0 liter turbo charged unit is good for providing an output of 288 hp. But if we were to include the performance of the entire powertrain which is additionally made available with the addition of electric motors we get a performance of 480 lb-ft and 402 hp. The car is going to have some great fuel efficiency specs and will have the ability to speed up from 0 to 60 mph in 5.2 seconds. The top speed is also appropriate as it goes up to 155 mph.
Price and release date
Finally we get to the release date of the car which is still not announced. The great looking car like the future 2017 Audi Q4 is going to be one of the most anticipated and most expected vehicles of the 2017 but we assume that the release date is going to come somewhere around the beginning of that year. The price may be somewhere around $45, 000 and $50, 000.
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