Audi Q3 2012 Vail Concept
Audi Q3 Vail is the compact SUV, which takes its name from the famous place for winter sports in the United States combined, a strong presence with a sporty lifestyle. The Audi Q3 Vail is a highlight of the series of young models, which only launched in 2011. The vehicle will be presented at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit 2012th.
The Audi Q3 Vail is a robust and sporty compact SUV that offers many practical features, an elegant and individual design highlights. Red Energy – the vehicle is in the color theme developed specifically for them painted. The pearlescent red paint contains gold particles. The add-on parts of the body are gray quartz-based paints, and emphasize the appearance of solid and sturdy vehicle. The shiny packaging, a characteristic feature of the model increases, the area around the window with conspicuous elements in black and polished aluminum.
Eye-catching features on the sides of the Audi Q3 Vail flared wheel arches and platforms that Audi to integrate the wide range of accessories Q3. The newly designed aluminum roof rails are specially designed for transporting skis and snowboards developed – these two items of sports equipment are made of carbon fiber.
The front of the roof rails adds support compact, high efficiency, wide angle LED lights that illuminate the area for the Audi Q3 Vail. They are controlled via the buttons in the roof module.
The Audi Q3 Vail has five arms Wheels 8.5 J x 20 format. Reflects the single-frame grille, visible edges have a polished surface, while the inner region by the same quartz-based opaque colors are marked. The off-road tires in size 255/45. Track has increased to 40 mm (1.57 inch) in the front and rear, with respect to the series models, and the body is 30 mm (1.18 inches) larger. The vehicle also has a theme unique solutions on the back – the two tailpipes of the dual exhaust system are integrated into the diffuser and underbody protection zone.
All ‘interior of the Audi Q3 Vail, offer three colors of an environment of elegance and sporty elegance – black, gray and red. The pavilion is made of titanium gray Alcantara, a large part of the interior, including the carpet, are black. The black floor mats are edged with a narrow coastal strip of red velvet with leather.
The entire dashboard of the vehicle the subject is covered in black leather. Contrast stitching is a stylish titanium gray highlight. The skin around the hood of the instrument panel is steel gray with red contrast stitching. This color scheme is replicated on the armrests in the front and rear door. The front center console also has a leather cover.
In some parts of the interior are shiny black – the display and control elements seem to float above it. This applies to the area around the driver information system, the area around the vents on the edge of the MMI terminal, and the number of switches on the center console. Aluminum inserts give a touch of sophistication black switch. Chrome strip adorns the system controls air-conditioning, ventilation nozzles and the ribs are black with chrome studs.
The soft-touch keys for the MMI Navigation plus is made of aluminum, while the advantages of the terminal control visually by thin strips of the same material. The monitor, which can be bent by hand, has a structure that corresponds to the surface of the instrument panel. The system includes an animation that shows the angle of longitude and latitude Audi Q3 Vail. In regions that are not included in the map data, coordinates the MMI navigation plus saves GPS of the way – for their support during the outward and return journey.
The interior of the Audi Q3 Vail includes two practical equipment for winter sports enthusiasts. The side wall of the luggage compartment offers a charging station. It can be used for saving and loading flashlights for their induction at the same time. The same technology is used for the thermos. It is in the cup holder between the front seats and is able to cool or warm drink. Both devices are equipped with LEDs that indicate the current battery level. Another interesting point is that in addition to the LED lighting, torches, an infrared heating element, which you can dirty your hands or a pair of warm boots to integrate.
A more intelligent solution in the vehicle is the subject of the trunk mat, which has integrated heated seats. The mat can be folded and placed over the lip of the load. This protects the edge of the trunk when the vehicle is loaded or unloaded, and offers a warm place to sit, when you put on ortake off boots. Small LED lights on the inside of the tailgate provide light.
The Audi Q3 Vail has a 2.5-liter five-cylinder TFSI engine with direct injection and turbocharger with an output of 231 kW (314 hp) and 400 Nm (295.02 pounds-ft) of torque from a displacement of 2,480 cc .
The turbocharged five-cylinder power is the permanent all-wheel drive transmission with seven-speed S tronic transfer, the Audi Q3 Vail accelerates from zero to 100 kph (62.14 mph) in 5.5 seconds and runs a top speed of 262 kph (162.80 hours miles).