2012 Audi RS Q3 Concept
Audi shows the form of the new concept 2012 Audi RS Q3 at 2012 Beijing Auto Show which takes the basic theme form Audi Q3 in SUV Crossover model. Beside the RS Q3 concept, Audi is also showing off their new concept Audi A6 L 2013 and one model-based on Q3.
Powered with 2.5-liter TFSI turbocharged five-cylinder engine that is available in the TT RS with 265 kW (360 horsepower), 2012 Audi RS Q3 only need 5.2 seconds to accelerate from 0-60 mph. Audi also claimed RS Q3 can reached maximum speed of 165 mph. A 7-speed S tronic transfers the forces of the sonorous 2.5 TFSI to the quattro permanent all-wheel drive.
The extremely powerful 2.5 TFSI in the RS Q3 concept combines two classic Audi technologies – gasoline direct injection and turbocharging. From 2,480 cc of engine displacement, it generates 265 kW (360 hp) of power. The car catapults itself from zero to 100 km/h (62.14 mph) in 5.2 seconds, and its propulsive force takes it to a top speed of 265 km/h (164.66 mph).
On the side of interior, Audi RS Q3 2012 designed with a blue theme featuring the dynamic and sporty impression. Brushed and polished aluminum trim frames the Audi RS Q3 concept’s single-frame radiator grille. Its black grille insert exhibits a whole new geometry the honeycombs are slightly offset to one another deeper inside, making a distinct three-dimensional effect. The reduced part of the grille integrates another sculpted feature a silver quattro signature. The headlights are slightly tinted inside them, some chrome parts are dark or covered by panels of carbon fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP).
The bumper was redesigned, there are now powerful edges across the outer air intakes. They are subdivided into two segments of the interior sections have honeycomb screen inserts, while their outer sections, made of CFRP, possess a smooth funnel shape. Top spoiler is also made of CFRP. Its lower section is matt black. The whole lower part of the bumper is coated with blue clearcoat paint.
Exactly the same mixture of black and blue tinted areas is repeated for the sides from the Audi RS Q3 concept for the trim strips of the doors and sills and on the add-on areas of the wheel housings. The door mirror housings include black CFRP, while matt aluminum trim frames the side windows. The cover spoiler runs a long way for the rear its midsection has become slightly shortened in comparison to its outer sections. It’s painted by the body processes color Ordos Blue a matt blue with a slight yellow tint.
At the rear, the reduced bumper section has a sporty and angular style. The diffuser insert, which integrates both the large elliptical tailpipes in typical RS look, may be shifted far upward. Here too, Audi designers chose a mix of blue clearcoat and black CFRP. The back lights and auxiliary lights in the bumper are tinted in anthracite and are constructed of clear glass.
The alloy wheels of the 2012 Audi RS Q3 concept continue the dynamic RS Q styling and have the dimensions 8.5 J x 20. The front surfaces are high-gloss, while the sides are sandblasted. The tire size of 255/30 is not exactly typical for an SUV, but certainly for an RS model.
In the interior from the Audi RS Q3 concept, which gets a good amount of light by way of a glass sunroof, cool black could be the dominant color on the roofliner, floor carpet, floor mats, leather-upholstered instrument panel and on large areas of the seat upholstery, having a Fine Nappa leather. Dark blue Alcantara is utilized like a contrasting element on the seat covers.
The contrasting blue color is employed in a inventive strategies by the CFRP decorative panels, the panel material was made by weaving brilliant blue luminescent glass fibers involved with it. The steering wheel has large control stalks made of CFRP, which can be framed by aluminum accents. The majority of the wheel is covered with black Velvet leather, a leather which gives both your hands a good grip and repels dirt very well. In the door trim panels, there are surfaces in blue Alcantara.
The within door handle features a perforated lightweight construction look as in every RS model. Within the tachometer, Chinese characters replace the standard Arabic numerals. RS Q3 badges adorn the instrument cluster, the seatbacks, door sill plates and floor mats.
The styling in the engine compartment can also be extremely sporty to look at. A layered-carbon trim panel covers the location round the five-cylinder engine that sports a red valve cover, and a couple laterally arranged ventilation screens feed air on the engine. As they are the practice in car racing, the cylinder numbers are marked on their spark plug covers. An aluminum housing supports the open sports air conditioner filter, along with the filtered air tube is constructed of metal.