The next Audi Q3 is preparing to reposition itself back against the BMW X1 and Mercedes GLA, but a new rival, an unprecedented Jaguar E-Pace that promises a great battle SUV will be included.
If faces new Audi Q5 will be in 2017 and BMW X3, one year after the offensive SUV Audi will continue with a new generation of Q3 Jaguar and knock on the door with his second SUV in its history. The iconic British brand Jaguar has not approached the SUV segment to try their luck, but has roadmap 2020 to consolidate an offer for now promises three new models. Behind the Jaguar F-Pace, E-Pace It seems to be the final name for new compact SUV, car around 4.4 meters in length amortize the industrial development of their brand "country", Land Rover.
Jaguar E-Pace 2018: a feline Evoque
He Jaguar E-Pace It will not be an F-Pace scale. His body will not be made 85 percent aluminum, nor will a model with longitudinal engine rear-drive with connectable front axle. But the reverse. There resurfaces the talisman Range Rover Evoque to move its structure, engines and experience in systems AWD to its sister sports. In fact it has two possible traction systems, the most complex and sports Active Driveline and Driveline Efficient, a 4×4 system Variable capable of disconnecting the entire rear axle from 35 km / h. It responds with the fixed parameter of Intelligent Dynamic Driveline -he Terrain Response Jaguar– with four possible settings of number, plus one additional if mounted dampers with adjustable variable hardness.
Development Jaguar E-Pace and runs parallel to the evolution of architecture D8 on which a nearly new generation will settle Evoke future. On it finally will accommodate electric motors and batteries to start hybridizing all the spectrum, technology until now only available Range Rover. Although Jaguar also it focuses on models fully electrical, as we have been taught already showing its I-Pace concept. In fact, it is more than likely that the Future Jaguar E-Pace Be the first model brand powered exclusively by electric power.
Electrical outside, Jaguar it goes all his mechanical range Ingenium, with a 2.0 liter 4-cylinder for each fuel type: 150, 180 and 240 -version biturbo- in the case of Diesel, Y 240 hp on gasoline.
Audi Q3 2018: MQB platform step
-or entirely new revisada- that said architecture D8 of the Evoke / E-Pace, as also the new Audi Q3, projected on the latest developments MQB platform which ensures a version hybrid e-tron and probably also an electrical decline but bodywork Audi Q4. Greater lightness, industrial flexibility and breadth will be the main advantages, although alone, the Audi Q3 Best will host its occupants by increasing size up more or less, 4,45 m. Like its little brother, with Q2 which also shares numerous components- the future Audi Q3 take standard variable direction. And as the E-Pace, will range versions based on front-wheel drive and transverse engines. versions Quattro will improve effectiveness and efficiency in all settings enabling system Audi Drive Profile, add a way that off-road specific to the field.
Audi reinforce versions access Q3 based on three-cylinder engines, with 1.0 TFSI 115 hp as starting point. Hence, probably skip the New 1.5 TFSI VW Golf- premieres’m replacing the current 1.4 TFSI, very high compression engine and injection pressure, also with two power levels, 130 and 150 hp, the most powerful of them with system cylinder shutdown. He 1.8 TFSI and 2.0 TDI -180 -150 hp and 190 hp Iran completing part of the range while everything points to the basic Diesel borne by the 1.6 TDi 115 hp. The icing on this time twice: RS Q3 equipped with the latest developments and an unpublished S Q3 TDi, probably with the engine 2.0 TDi biturbo as a base.