The all-new 2020 Audi SQ3 has been spied, and we have first photos of the upcoming model. The spy photos revealed some change and updates. Unfortunately, the whole body of the SQ3 model is not visible, most parts are covered in black-and-white camo.
Furthermore, at the same time on the Nurburgring track, one more model is currently testing along with the SQ3 model. The word is of about more powerful version RS Q3. Both models provide unique design and powerful engines. The SQ3 delivers around 340 HP, while the RS Q3 400 HP.
2020 Audi SQ3 Exterior Design
The 2020 Audi SQ3 is the small crossover that rides on the popular VW Group’s MQB modular-transverse platform. It provides unique design and attractive lines. Furthermore, the same platform is present in most of the vehicles from this manufacturer, starts from a small VW Polo to the big and stronger Atlas SUV.
Back to the new SQ3 model. The front fascia of this SUV is kinda updated. The popular attractive grille is still present and there are much larger vents at each corner. Also, the most notable changes are that the SQ3 rides lower than the standard model. The wheels and brakes are also much larger if we compare it to the base model. At the back, most of the attention will take the quad exhaust system that gives powerful sound.
The new 2020 Audi SQ3 is the SUV that offers premium and sporty cabin. There will be some updates and changes this year. The cabin will provide more space and there will be more techs. The upcoming SUV is definitely prepared to rival some models in the same segment from the BMW line.
Also, there will be many features and the main highlight of the cabin is a new Virtual Cockpit system with a sizable screen of 9.2-inch. Furthermore, as we wrote the cabin is premium and there is plenty of space inside. The new model is the SUV that comes with two rows of seats and enough space to place five adults comfortably. The leathered seats are sporty and the cabin provides lots of legroom and headroom.
2020 Audi SQ3 Under the Hood
The sporty 2020 Audi SQ3 model comes equipped with one powerful engine under its hood. The turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder powertrain powers this model. Furthermore, this engine is also seen under the popular S3 sedan. It is capable to deliver 310 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque to this sedan model.
From the information that we got, the SQ3 engine will be boosted. So, we can expect around 350 horsepower. It will be paired with a seven-speed S Tronic dual-clutch. The sedan version with the same engine runs from 0 to 60 mph in the 4,5-second range. Whatsoever, with the boost of SQ3 engine, we can expect to run from 0 to 60 mph in 4 sec.
2020 Audi RS Q3
The more powerful model 2020 Audi RS Q3 will be still in the offer. This model will get hood the 2.5-liter turbo inline-five that from the latest news will deliver 400 HP. If we compare it with the predecessor, this is around 33 more HP than before.
2020 Audi SQ3 Availability and Price
The release date and the price of the newest 2020 Audi SQ3 is still a mystery. According to some sites, we can expect this model to debut sometime in 2020. Thanks to many new features that come with the SQ3 model, we can expect a slightly higher price than before. However, the price of the more powerful RS Q3 model is reviled and this performance version will start at around $60,000.