2017 Audi RS Q3 Performance Review: A Car for City Hunters

The 2017 Audi RS Q3 Performance can be reviewed and read by you all in this special article. When we talk about Q3, there are actually so many things that become our concern. However, we sort it off into more deeply about the newest one called RS Q3 performance. The Q3 is going to make its first market sales in the United States. Believe or not, this was never done by Audi. In fact, we can see how enthusiasts really want to bring this car to America. For your information, the debut has been made in March last year.

Exterior

2017 Audi RS Q3
2017 Audi RS Q3

For your information, the 2017 Audi RS Q3 Performance becomes the third model that is included in the lineup. There are two other models sitting right after this model. They are the RS 7 Sportback and RS 6 Avant. As you can see on its name, the RS Q3 doesn’t have striking exterior or body design because it focuses on the performance just like other siblings. Thus, the body is just like general design in the class. Coming with classy blue color, the grille fixes some minor displacement on the previous model. It is also wrapped under gloss black color. Meanwhile, the grille shows honeycomb design that is boasting like its own mouth.

Interior

2017 Audi RS Q3 interior
2017 Audi RS Q3 interior

Gone are the standard seats that we usually found on the Q3. Instead, the 2017 RS Q3 Performance attracts its owners with the logo above the black Alcantara material and, of course, leather. Moreover, those seats have special scheme of blue and black colors as the optional ones. For the steering wheel, the design is flat-bottom, and it also carries the leather material on its body. Overall, the interior is dominated by blue and black colors. You can even find this color combination on the shifter boot as well. If you just hate the leather and Alcantara, Audi offers the Nappa leather in black and silver colors. This optional one tends to have gray interior scheme.

Under the Hood

This crossover is really focusing on the performance that is why Audi calls it the 2017 Audi RS Q3 Performance. For your information, this car moves by using 2.5 L TFSI engine. According to the specs, it is able to pumps out 367 horsepower at the top speed. Meanwhile, the torque is around 343 pound-feet of torque only. As a result, the Q3 Performance hits 0-62 mph in 4.4 seconds only. This is how a six-year award winning engine treating your RS Q3. Yep, this engine carries the International Engine of the Year for 6 years in a row.

2017 Audi RS Q3 under the hood
2017 Audi RS Q3 under the hood

Audi knows how to treat the engine of 2017 Audi RS Q3 Performance perfectly. Then, this automaker only offers the All-wheel drive system with 7-speed S Tronic.  The automatic shifting will be working automatically. If you feel that the situation is very risky to shift, you can freely to use the standard shift paddles as you wish. They are located right on the steering wheel. Overall, the performance is outstanding literally. This crossover is suitable for city hunters like you.

 

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