Audi Q3 Sportback debuting in July will not attain US

Audi is making ready a sleeker, extra coupe-like model of its Q3 compact crossover SUV, which was simply redesigned for 2019.

Beforehand regarded as known as a This fall, the coupe-like Q3 would be the first Audi SUV to function the Sportback identify, which thus far has appeared completely on the automaker’s hatchbacks. This fall will as an alternative be reserved for an electrical SUV previewed in idea type at March’s 2019 Geneva Worldwide Motor Present.

Prototypes for the Q3 Sportback have been noticed for greater than a 12 months and through Audi’s annual basic assembly on Thursday in Neckarsulm, Germany, new CEO Bram Schot confirmed the reveal for July. He additionally mentioned Audi will finally launch Sportback variations of virtually each mannequin in its lineup.

2020 Audi Q3 Sportback spy photographs – Picture by way of S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Whereas a few of these will attain the US, the upcoming Q3 Sportback will not. An Audi spokesman confirmed to Motor Authority on Friday that the Q3 Sportback shall be a no-show right here, with out giving a motive.

That is a disgrace as a result of the automobile would have offered some first rate competitors for the BMW X2, Jaguar E-Tempo, Lexus UX and Mercedes-Benz GLA. It is particularly painful understanding the Audi Sport division is cooking up an RS model.

The redesigned Q3 will even spawn an RS model and hopefully we’ll see it in native showrooms. At launch, although, the redesigned Q3 shall be provided completely with a 2.Zero-liter turbocharged inline-Four producing 228 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. It reaches showrooms later this 12 months priced from $35,695.

2019 Audi Q3

2019 Audi Q3

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