The upcoming all-new next generation Q5 SUV has decided to start the teasing game – with the luxury crossover so far revealing the new design of the taillights.
Audi is preparing a major introduction for the Paris Motor Show – on September 29 the all-new generation of the Q5 crossover will become official – and the brand has decided to support its reveal with a first glimpse of the model’s taillights and the SUV’s infotainment system. Of course the teaser image is not really revealing – though seeing the camouflaged Q5 models in testing allows us to extrapolate on the usual evolutionary approach, with the Q5 apparently also taking up inspiration from the new A4. The new Q5 is also moving to a new platform – the VW AG MLB Evo architecture, also used by the A4.
This means the new Q5 will be lighter by up to 100 pounds compared to the predecessor and the engine and gearbox options should be on par with the best-selling sedan. That includes the newest version of the brand’s 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine with 252 horsepower (188 kilowatts) and 273 pound-feet (370 Newton-meters) of torque. Diesel for Europe is also a certainty and so would be a plug-in hybrid option later on.