The battle of the Teutons, that’s what the whole begin blitzkrieg by the German luxury car makers is rotating out to be, thousands of miles away from Germany, right here in India. Even as BMW India is all set to commence the face lifted version of its best promotion comfort crossover, the 2013 X1, Audi India has completed its bit to steal some of BMW’s magnificence.
Audi has just launched the turbo petrol engined alternative of the 2013 Q3 crossover, just a day before BMW introduction the X1 facelift. The Audi Q3 2.0 TFSI is the third variation of this intersects to be sold in India and is priced at INR 27.37 lakhs ex-showroom Maharashtra.
The 2013 Audi Q3 crossover in petrol engine appearance is powered by the 2 Liter TFSI motor, an engine that’s extensively used across Volkswagen and Audi cars. The 2 Liter TFSI turbo petrol motor features direct inoculation and produces 211 Bhp-350 Nm. These figures give the petrol engine Audi Q3 some very energetic performance.
The crossover sprints from languish to 100 Kph in a very quick 6.9 seconds. Keep your left foot fasten and you’ll hit the 230 Kph mark, which is the top speed that the Q3 Petrol is proficient of. This concert makes the Audi Q3 the best performing entry level comfort crossover in India.
The Audi Q3 comes with a 7 speed dual clutch automatic gearbox and the famous Quattro all wheel drive system as typical. The crossover is also accessible in two other variants, both powered by the 2 Liter TDI turbo diesel engine good for 170 Bhp-250 Nm. The turbo diesel engine Q3 models approach in entry level and top end spec.
Audi India has begun accumulate the Q3 crossover in India, at its Aurangabad gathering unit in Maharashtra during the completely knocked kit (CKD) route. In India, the Audi Q3 competes with the similar of the BMW X1, the Mercedes Benz B-Class and the soon-to-be-launched Volvo V40 Cross Country, in conditions of price and location.
In India, Audi and BMW are neck and neck in conditions of car sales in the luxury segment. BMW supervise to fend off Audi last year by selling about 300 more cars than its German arch competitor. The competition has just moved into 2013 and Audi’s previously made the first big move by initiation the petrol powered Q3 alternative. BMW India will respond in less than 24 hours with the BMW facelifted X1 crossover, a car that has a grouping riding on it. Tomorrow, Team ICB will convey you all the particulars, right from the launch venue.