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Audi RS Q3 Performance with 362 horsepower is Confirmed

A powerful version of the Audi RS Q3 crossover is coming and it has been officially confirmed. The car with a brilliant 362 horsepower is heading to the Geneva show scheduled to take place this March.

Named as the RS Q3 Performance, Audi is heading towards the performance and sports enthusiast category with their powerful SUV. It is the smallest in their lineup which makes it easier to boost it with extra power and achieve mind blowing speeds. The car is capable of offering 362 horsepower combined with 465 Nm.

Audi RS Q3

The auto manufacturer has confirmed that it will be showcased for the first time at the upcoming auto expo and will reach audiences in the UK later this month. The car is said to be priced at 49,175 Pounds in the United Kingdom. However, pricing may drastically vary based on the region and the state taxes that the country may impose.

The Audi RS Q3 Performance variant is powered by a 2.5-liter five-cylinder engine. By making some minor modifications and tweaks, they have managed to make the vehicle accelerate from 0 to 62 miles per hour in just 4.4 seconds. The top speed of the particular model has also been boosted to 167 miles per hour. It uses the default Quattro all-wheel driving system and has a seven-speed dual clutch transmission box. There is no word on if Audi is planning to offer an automatic variant in the future.

It is definitely a stylish entrant confirmed by the bunch of pictures released by the developers. The car has a matt and titanium finish to make it look highly sophisticated. The frame of the front grille, inline duct, roof rails and even the rear diffuser has been coated with the titanium finish making it look premium all the way.

Being a performance variant, the new RS Q3 from Audi also features 20-inch alloy wheels, sports seats and bright red brake calipers. Leather covers on the steering wheel, the gear lever and the arm rest are additional features. The pricing of the SUV is a good 3,000 pounds higher than the existing base model, but for those who want better performance, style and comfort level, it is a recommended investment to make.

Audi RS Q3

More features and technical specifications of the Audi RS Q3 Performance SUV will be revealed in style at the Geneva Motor Show 2016. Buckle up for some exciting updates real soon.

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