2017 Audi TTQ New Crossover SUV

Audi company will expand its offer in the crossover SUV segment. New member of the Q family will be the 2017 Audi TTQ crossover. This is, also, a new member of the TT family. Nothing like it had been announced even 2014. Specifically, it is at the Beijing Auto Show, presented Audi TT Offroad concept. Manufacturing production model should start in late 2016. 2017 Audi TTQ should arrive during 2017, in showrooms around the globe.

Since Audi crossover has caused great controversy. The big uncertainties are related to the name of the new production model. Still, the greatest chances are that the new model carries the name TTQ. In the aforementioned Motor Show, Audi has unveiled three concept versions of the TT model. In addition to the TT offroad concept model, are presented and TT Shooting Brake Sportback and TT models. From these three models, Offroad Concept is best accepted by the audience and critics. In addition, the crossover market is growing expansion. So it was not a difficult decision Audi company. As a member of the TT family will be a crossover model. Besides 2017 Audi TTQ will extend the offer of TT models, and the crossover SUV “Q” family gets a new member.

2017 Audi TTQ new crossover SUV

2017 Audi TTQ Specs

The new TTQ crossover model will be a sports version of the Audi Q3 model. Serial model will be set at VW MQB platform. Vehicle Design is inspired, the aforementioned Audi TT Offroad Concept model. 2017 Audi TTQ is conceived as a sporty crossover. It combines coupelike form with the characteristics of the SUV model. Compared to Q3 crossover, new TTQ will get better performance. Also, the design of vehicles will be more sporty. This concept vehicle is reminiscent of the BMW X4 model. It is believed that these two models to be a great competitor in the market.

Has not been disclosed, how many similarities, will have a 2017 Audi TTQ, and TT Offroad Concept. Let us remind, the concept is 4,390 mm long, 1,850 mm wide, and 1,530 mm height, while the wheelbase is 2,630 mm. It is assumed that the production model will be similar in size and concept version.

Also, the great unknown is the motorization of the new model. There is information that the 2017 Audi TTQ will have the same powertrain as the TT Offroad Concept. However, this information is not confirmed by the company. The concept is shown with plug-in hybrid propulsion system. It is composed of a 2.0-liter TFSI petrol engine, two electric motors and lithium-ion batteries, in combination with 6-speed e-Stronic dual-clutch transmission. The petrol engine develops 292 horsepower and 380 Nm of torque. One of the electric motors developing 40 kW and 220 Nm, while the other has a power of 85 kW and 270 Nm of torque. It is worth adding that the battery capacity of 12 kWh.

Until the beginning of series production 2017 Audi TTQ, there is still plenty of time. They expect us new details, and by mid-year 2016 will be resolved and many dilemmas. There is a possibility that the company’s decision to bear the name of the new model Audi Q4. This is not impossible, but it is too early to draw any conclusions.

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