- RS Q3 and RS Q3 Sportback with 294kW 2.5-litre 5cyl power
- Online reservations open at 10:00 AEDST tomorrow, pricing starting at $89,900*
Audi RSQ3 – Audi Australia is boosting its compact performance car portfolio with two powerful Q3 derivatives; the all-new Audi RS Q3 and the addition of the first-ever RS Q3 Sportback.
Audi RSQ3 Order Online
For the first time, a limited number of these models can be secured via the innovative new Audi Online Reservation platform, as of 10:00 AEDST on Thursday February 13th.
The all-new Audi RS Q3 and RS Q3 Sportback will be available through the Audi Online Reservation platform, which is accessed through www.audionlinereservation.com.au.
The new platform provides a seamless and convenient means of securing the first available vehicles for some of the most desirable Audi models, via a locally developed configurator.
A refundable $1000 reservation fee is required, for customers to secure their vehicle, with the rest of the transaction completed through their preferred Audi dealer.
“The Audi Online Reservations platform enables customers to configure their vehicle, calculate any finance options they might choose and even enter their trade-in details,” said Nikki Warburton, Chief Customer and Marketing Officer at Audi Australia.
“The system has been fully developed here to local Australian specifications, in order to provide a seamless experience for our customers. We look forward to seeing it launch with one of our most exciting vehicles to launch in 2020, the all-new Audi RS Q3 range.”
Audi RSQ3 Engine and Drivetrain
Synonymous with strength and outstanding performance, the legendary 2.5-litre five-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine is the beating heart of these thoroughbreds, developing 294kW of power and peak torque of 480Nm. Rapid acceleration catapults the RS Q3s to 100km/h from rest in just 4.5 seconds, assisted by quattro all-wheel drive and the fast-shifting seven-speed S tronic automatic transmission.
The all-new Audi RS Q3 and RS Q3 Sportback offer a powerful, athletic exterior design with 21-inch alloy wheels and a standard RS sport exhaust system, alluding to its iconic Audi Sport heritage. With two new RS-specific Audi Drive Select modes, RS sport suspension with damper control, progressive steering and wheel-selective torque control, the RS Q3 also delivers incredible dynamic performance.
Audi RSQ3 Features
Additional standout design features include its new three-dimensional honeycomb grille, black exterior styling package, metallic paint, privacy glass for its rear windows and Matrix LED headlights with dynamic indicators in bespoke RS dark-tinted surrounds.
The sport-luxe, contemporary interior design of the Audi RS Q3 and RS Q3 Sportback offers a unique driving experience with RS sports seats in fine Nappa leather with honeycomb stitching. Comfort is assured with 3-zone climate control and the 40:20:40 split rear seat that also slides fore and aft for added versatility.
The Audi RS Q3 and RS Q3 Sportback is equipped with the most sophisticated safety assistance systems, with a suite of innovations that come standard including adaptive cruise assist (includes active lane assist and emergency assist), 360-degree camera, lane departure warning, rear cross-traffic assist, hill descent control and hill hold assist. Other safety features include Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) with pedestrian and cyclist detection and direct tyre pressure monitoring.
Advanced levels of technology and infotainment come standard with the RS Q3 and RS Q3 Sportback to provide an even sportier driving experience including, MMI navigation plus with MMI touch, Audi virtual cockpit plus with a 12.3″ screen and RS menu and Bang & Olufsen 3D Sound System (15 speakers, 680 watts). Also included is the convenience of wireless charging with Audi phone box light, Audi smartphone interface (Android Auto and wireless Apple CarPlay), 4 USB outlets (2x front and 2x rear) and Audi connect plus services.
The first Audi RS Q3 and RS Q3 Sportback customer deliveries are expected to arrive in August 2020.
Audi RSQ3 Pricing
- RS Q3 294kW $89,900
RS Q3 Sportback 294kW $92,900
*MLP – Manufacturers List Price includes GST and LCT but excluding statutory charges, dealer costs and dealer delivery. See your dealer for RDAP. Does not include price of any options.