Audi has begun accepting orders in Russia for the Q3 Sportback coupe-crossover. It turned out to be 273,000 - 276,000 rubles more expensive than the standard Q3 in similar versions. Prices for the main competitor - BMW X2 - start at 2,150,000 rubles for a crossover with a 140-horsepower 1.5-liter "turbo-three", "robot" with two clutches for seven gears and front-wheel drive.
The Sportback version differs from the Q3 in a body with piled up pillars and a sloping roof, a mesh radiator grill and no roof rails.
- In Russia, the Audi Q3 Sportback is available with a choice of two petrol supercharged "fours": 1.4-liter capacity of 150 hp. (modification 35 TFSI) and 180-horsepower 2.0 (40 TFSI quattro). The base engine is paired with a six-speed robotized gearbox with two clutches and front-wheel drive, and the older one is paired with a seven-speed “robot” and an all-wheel drive transmission with a multi-plate clutch in the rear wheel drive.
- In the base, the Q3 Sportback has 17-inch wheels, LED headlights, a 10.25-inch digital instrument panel, light and rain sensors, air conditioning, fabric interior trim, a multimedia system with an 8.8-inch screen.
In addition to the initial version, two more versions have been prepared for the coupe-crossover. Advance (from 2 646 000 ₽) adds rear parking sensors, an electric tailgate, dual-zone climate control, a heated steering wheel and USB connectors for rear passengers. Sport (from 2 834 000 ₽) is complemented by 18-inch wheels and a "sports" aerodynamic body kit S-line.
The Audi Q3 Sportback crossover will appear at Russian dealers in the first quarter of 2020.