Test drive: Audi evolves rather than overhauls the popular Q5

There was no need to mess too much with the formula for this top-selling premium mid-sized SUV, so Audi has gone for a subtle upgrade instead

The new Audi Q5: factor in a price of between €55,000 and €60,000 depending on how tempted you are by the options.

The Audi Q5 is one of the best-selling cars in the world in its premium mid-sized SUV segment. It hit just the right note when Audi first launched it in 2008, and the company hasn’t altered the recipe dramatically since.

Here we are testing the newly face-lifted second-generation model, though the update is subtle to say the least. Evolution is the name of the game for the Q5.

On the outside, the new car is ...