The Audi Q5 Sportback has entered the track-testing part, with our spy photographers recognizing a prototype on the Nurburgring.
The premium compact crossover coupe, which can problem the likes of the Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe and BMW X4, wasn’t keen to indicate extra pores and skin in comparison with the earlier scoop, with wraps masking all physique panels and the rear home windows.
A extra stylish trying different to the facelifted Q5, which made its premiere final month, the first-ever Q5 Sportback will set itself aside with the sloping roofline, completely different grille sample, tweaked entrance and rear bumpers and new graphics for the taillights, at a primary look no less than. Aside from that, anticipate a smaller cargo space and possibly much less headroom for rear seat occupants, in addition to a barely dearer worth.
The automobile’s cockpit hasn’t been nabbed but, however it ought to mirror that of the 2021 Q5, with the one variations seemingly being new upholstery and trims. It’ll characteristic a digital instrument cluster subsequent to the freestanding infotainment system, and issues such because the smartphone interface, voice controls, premium sound system and a plethora of security gear will likely be a part of the bundle.
The brand new Q5 ought to lend its engine household to the Q5 Sportback and the choices will seemingly embody the 362 HP 2.0-liter plug-in hybrid within the 55 TFSI e quattro. A 349 HP SQ5 Sportback ought to be on the playing cards as nicely, however an RS model doesn’t appear seemingly for both variant of the Q5 within the instant future.