Audi Q3 RS concept revealed

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It is permanent in the sense that the system is always on, not in the sense that it permanently sends a significant fraction of the power to all four wheels.
 

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If they were going to put the RS moniker on one of their SUVs I'd rather it be the Q7. If you're going to make a stupid silly performance SUV may as well go all-out crazy. BMW didn't throw an M badge on the X3.
 

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Does anyone even bother to read the text beneath the pictures? :p



As far as I know permanent all-wheel drive != Haldex system.
It is never a good idea to make conclusions from marketing words such as "permanent awd", and like later it turned out, that "permanent" system indeed is a haldex.

You're totally right that Haldex is far from permanent AWD, but sadly such logic doesn't work when dealing with marketing departments :(
 

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For climbing kerbs in front of shops/schools it really doesn't matter if the AWD system is permanent or not :lol:
 

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If they were going to put the RS moniker on one of their SUVs I'd rather it be the Q7. If you're going to make a stupid silly performance SUV may as well go all-out crazy. BMW didn't throw an M badge on the X3.
They already make a V12 TDI Q7.
 

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That just looks like an A3 - not even on stilts, just like a not-lowered A3 with big wheels...

Utterly pointless thing...
 
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