The Audi Q5 is series of compact luxury crossover SUVs produced by the German luxury car manufacturer Audi from 2008, The original first-generation (Typ 8R) model was the third member of the B8 family to be released after the Audi A5 and fourth-generation A4, all being based on the Audi MLB platform. The second generation Q5 debuted in 2016 and is shares the Audi MLBevo platform with the corresponding B9 versions of the A4 and A5.
Audi Q5 2008
The vehicle was unveiled in 2008 Beijing Auto Show, and later in 2008 LA Auto show. Early models include 2.0 TFSI quattro (211PS), 2.0 TDI quattro (170PS), 3.0 TDI quattro. Initial vehicle models for US, Canada & Brazil include 3.2 FSI. The Q5 commenced shipments in October 2008 for Europe, and the first quarter of 2009 in North America. US model went on sale in March 2009 as 2009 model year vehicle. Early models include 3.2 FSI quattro. 2.0 TFSI quattro (211PS) was added in 2011 model year. Indian models went on sale in June 2009, and were initially built from Audi’s Ingolstadt facility, but now its built from its Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India plant. Launch models include 3.0 TDI, 2.0 TFSI (211 PS). Middle East models went on sale in 2009 Q2. Launch models include 2.0 TFSI (211 PS), 3.2 FSI. Japanese models include 2.0 TFSI quattro (211 PS), 3.2 FSI quattro.
Audi Q5 2009
It is a concept vehicle that includes an enhanced engine, 7-speed S tronic transmission, quattro all-wheel drive. The 3.0 TFSI V6 engine was rated 408 PS (300 kW; 402 hp) at 6000–7000 rpm and 500 N·m (369 lb·ft) at 3000–5500 rpm. Other features include ceramic brakes, active sound exhaust system, 90 millimetre wider track, 60 millimetre lower ride height, 21-inch Daytona Gray colour wheels of 7 twin-spoke design, modified air intake, cooling water strut brace in engine compartment, stainless steel-plated pedals, S line sport seats, panorama roof system, “Wörthersee 09” adhesive film, textile floor mats with “Wörthersee 09” print application, Audi drive select vehicle dynamics system, parking aid with rearview camera, voice control, Audi lane assist (lane departure warning), headlight range control with cornering lights.