Audi Australia has confirmed pricing for its second-generation RS Q3 high-performance SUV, deliveries of which are expected to begin in August.
Offered in traditional wagon and Sportback coupe body styles priced from $89,990 and $92,990 plus on-road costs respectively, the RS Q3 will be available to reserve online from 10:00am tomorrow (Thursday, February 13).
To secure one of the first examples, buyers will need to put down a refundable $1000 deposit via www.audionlinereservation.com.au, with the rest of the transaction completed through their preferred Audi dealer.
The Mercedes-AMG GLA45-rivalling RS Q3 is powered by a 294kW/480Nm 2.5-litre turbo-petrol five-cylinder engine, which is mated to a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission and Audi’s quattro all-wheel-drive system with torque vectoring.
This combination helps the RS Q3 sprint from a standstill to 100km/h in a scant 4.5 seconds.
Standard equipment includes sports suspension with adaptive dampers, variable-ratio steering, a sports exhaust system, 21-inch alloy wheels, Matrix LED headlights, rear privacy glass, metallic paintwork and black exterior trim.
Inside, a touchscreen MMI multimedia system, satellite navigation, Android Auto and wireless Apple CarPlay support, a 680W Bang & Olufsen sound system with 15 speakers, a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, wireless smartphone charging, sports seats, three-zone climate control and Nappa leather upholstery with honeycomb stitching feature.
Advanced driver-assist systems extend to autonomous emergency braking with pedestrian and cyclist detection, lane-keep and steering assist, active blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, adaptive cruise control, hill-descent control and -start assist, tyre pressure monitoring and surround-view cameras.
2020 Audi RS Q3 pricing before on-road costs