Audi on Thursday revealed the launch date for the upcoming Q2 SUV which will go on sale in India on October 16.
Goes without saying, the company is conducting a virtual launch for the all-new SUV which will lock horns with the BMW X1, Mercedes-Benz GLA and also the the Volvo XC40 in India.
Bookings for the new Audi Q2 have already commenced in India since the October first week at a token amount of ₹2 lakh. Audi is also offering introductory ‘Peace of Mind’ benefits for the customers who pre-book the SUV. The benefits come bundled with a 5-year Service Package with 2+3 years Extended Warranty and 2+3 years Road Side Assistance.
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The company is planning on raking in the numbers with the Q2, since it is going to be an entry-level SUV which is expected to be priced lucratively.
The Q2 will target a wider set of audience and will be Audi's fifth launch of the year 2020. "The Audi Q2 is an extremely important product for India as it opens up a new segment of buyers for the brand," said Balbir Singh Dhillon, Head at Audi India.
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The Audi Q2 is underpinned by the same platform as the Volkswagen T-Roc and the Skoda Karoq. The SUV will also feature the same 2-litre petrol engine as well, delivering 190 bhp and 320 Nm torque. It will come kitted with quatrro all-wheel drive as standard and will arrive as a CBU from Germany.
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"It is a Luxury All-Rounder that is big on features and extends the successful Q-family. The Audi Q2 is exceptionally spacious and versatile inside; the car blends performance and driving dynamics with practicality for daily usage," Dhillon added.
The Q2 will be brought under the Government's latest import rules which allow a car maker to bring in a total of 2,500 cars in the country without the need of local homologation.