2017 Audi Q5 spied testing in India

18/07/2016 - 16:00 | ,  ,   | Sagar Parikh

Will debut later this year in Europe.

The second generation 2017 Audi Q5 was spied testing in India for the first time earlier this month. Now, the 2017 Audi Q5 has been spied testing in India yet again, this time by Autocar India reader Pankil Bhagat. The next-gen Audi Q5 will be made at the San Jose Chiapa plant in Mexico and likely be imported into India in CKD form next year. It's expected to go on sale in India sometime next year.

2017 Audi Q5 rear spy shot India
The next-gen Audi Q5 will be based on the MLB-Evo platform.

Spyshots suggest that the most differentiated angle of the Audi Q5's redesign will be its front-end with sharper lines and significantly more aggression.

The second generation Audi Q5 will be based on the second generation Modular Longitudinal Matrix platform, also known as ‘MLB evo’ platform, which currently underpins the second generation Audi Q7, fifth generation Audi A4 and the second generation Audi A5 Coupe. Matrix LED headlamps, sequential turn indicators and Audi virtual cockpit fully digital instrument cluster will be among the many key features of the all-new Q5.

2017 Audi Q5 front spied testing in India for the first time
Audi India is reportedly considering higher localization of the 2.0 TDI engine, a mainstay in the Q5, Q3, A4 and A6 models.

Also See: Next-generation Audi Q3 Rendering

The 2017 Audi Q5 is expected to be offered with four- and six-cylinder TFSI petrol and TDI diesel engines with displacements ranging from 1.4-litre to 3.0-litre. Transmission choices will likely include 6-speed manual, 7-speed S tronic and 8-speed tiptronic.

[Image Source: Autocar India]

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