2021 Audi RS Q3 Pushes Out 400 Horses

The reveal of the new 2021 Audi RS Q3 will happen soon. If you cannot remember, this model has been caught testing last September together with a new RS Q3 Sportback. This little compact crossover is looking excellent and it comes exclusively in red paint, while the Sportback model is wearing green lime color.

Under the hood sits the same 2.5-litre turbocharged inline-5 that can be found under RS3 and TT RS models. Thanks to this engine, Audi RS Q3 is registering output of 400 horsepower and 354 pound-feet of torque.

2021 Audi RS Q3 front

2021 Audi RS Q3 Features Aggressive Styling

The upcoming performance SUV 2021 Audi RS Q3 will introduce plenty of new features over the regular model. Generally, the design is more sporty and aggressive. Overall, the manufacturer added a sports suspension that is lower than on the regular model and progressive steering. Thanks to that, tighter corners require less steering at higher speeds.

In terms of design, this model features completely redesigned front fascia and is wearing a great red color as exclusive. Black grille, RS logo, and great shaped LED headlights indicates that this performance model is ready to beat the fiercest rivals in its class. At the back, the same story continuous with a new pair of LED taillights and a sporty exhaust system.

2021 Audi RS Q3 cabin

Interior Looks More Sporty

The new Audi RS Q3 is the compact crossover that provides a lovely interior. Sports seats finished in leather and Alcantara, virtual cockpit digital instruments with a 12.3-inch display are the primary weapons of this model. However, more upgrades can be found on the upper trim one can get Nappa leather, leather sports steering wheel, and illuminated door sills. The RS design package is one of the favorites among the younger population.

This package also adds contrast stitching in either red or blue to the seats, steering wheel, gear shifter, and seat belts. RS Q3’s interior dimensions are the same as in any other Q3. The roomy cabin offers comfort for four adults and a sizeable 530-liter boot. One can split rear seats 40:20:40 and fold down.

2021 Audi RS Q3 engine

2021 Audi RS Q3 Under the Hooda

The upcoming compact crossover Audi RSQ3 besides great-looking exterior will also include a potent engine. This model features the same engine as RS 3 and TT RS models. Under the hood is a 2.5-liter turbocharged inline-5 that is able to deliver 400 horsepower and 354 pound-feet of torque.

According to Audi, this engine is mated to a new 7-speed dual-clutch transmission and all-wheel-drive system. Thanks to this system, the RS Q3 will hustle from 0-62 mph in 4.5 just seconds. The top speed of the RS Q3 is a governed 155 mph but adding performance pack this sporty model can reach 174 mph.

2021 Audi RS Q3 rear

2021 Audi RS Q3 Release Date and Cost

The new 2021 Audi RS Q3 is looking refreshed and more sporty compared to its predecessors. Generally, it provides plenty of features for invested money.

According to the manufacturer, the RS Q3 will not reach U.S. soil this time. So, another solution is to go for GLA45 and GLB45 models from Mercedes-AMG. From what we heard, the should 2021 Audi RS Q3 arrive in the first quarter of the next year and it will cost $89,900.

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