Tuesday July 14, 2020

Audi navigates risky business

Audi has this time around focused on petrol power for a sporty version of its Q5 SUV, the new SQ5 TFSI, writes Matt Robinson

18th June, 2017
The new Audi SQ5 3.0 TFSI is essentially a shrunken version of its Q7 big brother, only slightly better proportioned

Audi, while not as explicitly named in the ‘dieselgate’ scandal as its parent company Volkswagen, is nevertheless clearly trying to distance itself from the fuel that only a few years back seemed invincible. Sales of diesel cars were booming, and manufacturers were putting greater and greater emphasis on developing ever more products that drank from the black pump at the filling station.

Then came dieselgate, followed by the huge furore over NOx emissions...

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