Thursday, January 23, 2014
By Kamal Swami
Audi working on exploring the hereditary of Q SUVs
Keeping the craze of Indian car enthusiasts towards Q series of cars in concern, German luxurious car maker Audi is speculating to introduce the complete new range of Q brand cars including highly awaited Audi Q1 and crossovers which are blessed with the perfect combination of MPV and SUV features.
In the words of Mr. Uirich Hackenberg, Audi technical chief, company finds huge potential of growth for Q series of vehicles in Indian car market. The first vehicle to come in this series will be Audi Q1 which is expected to make its debut in 2016. It will be designed on company’s MQB platform and will be developed in home country. With this company will shift the production of Audi Q5 to Mexico to provide sufficient space for production of Audi Q1.
Moving ahead Mr. Hackenberg said that after launching Audi Q1 in market company will move towards the production of Q8 and Q9 series of cars, followed by working on existing models of Q family which may be either between Q3 and Q5 or between Q5 and Q7 series of cars. In the words of Mr. Hackenberg no doubt Q cars are best sportier cars but by integrating or expanding its seating capacity company intends to give them the touch of SUV and MPV, thus meeting the twin demands of customers. According to Mr. Hackenberg MPVs are not stylish whereas SUVs are stylish, so why not company should work on the strategy of mixing both these concepts in one car.
This news from German car maker will undoubtedly create an excitement among of customers towards SUV segment of vehicles which at present is the first choice of car aspirants and is expected to grow more in coming years.