PGA Cars, the authorized distributor of Audi in the country, has just launched the newest and the smallest member of the Q lineup: the Q2. To highlight the car’s youthful character, a cartoon- and graffiti-like campaign surrounds Ingolstadt’s latest offering.
As a Q model, it sports a similar silhouette as the Q3, Q5, and the Q7, with the roof flowing toward the C-pillar. A roof spoiler underlines the crossover’s sportiness further. The most striking feature of the Q2, however, is Audi’s signature blade in contrasting colors at the rear section (Manhattan Gray for the Design variant and Matte Titanium for the S-line). An interesting design aspect on the sides is a recessed section on the doors just below the window line. Up front is a new octagonal Singleframe grille. The Design variant sports 17in, while the S-line has 18in ones.
The Q2 is 4.19m long (200mm shorter than the Q3), 1.79m wide, 1.51m tall, with a wheelbase of 2.6m. Short overhangs emphasize the car’s agility.
Audi’s smallest crossover comes equipped with a 5.8in MMI display and ambient lighting in various colors. Cargo space is 405 liters and can be increased to 1,050 liters with the rear seats folded down.
The launch model is powered by a 1.0-liter TFSI three-cylinder engine, delivering 116hp at 5,000-5,500rpm and 200Nm at 2,000-3,500rpm. It’s mated to a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. There is no word yet if we’ll be expecting a 2.0-liter TDI.
The youngest model in the Audi lineup has already been awarded “Excellent Production Design—Transportation” in the German Design Award, “Best of the Best” award in the Automotive Brand Contest 2016, and best “Compact Vehicle” in the Golden Steering Wheel awards.
Prices start at P2.78 million. Colors available are Glacier White, Quantum Gray, Mythos Black, Ara Blue, Misano Red, Coral Orange, and Vegas Yellow.
Our driving impressions will follow as soon as a demo unit is available.