Audi Q2 Glide Premium in Southeast Asia
Bangkok Motor Show 2017 (BMS) are ongoing, it presents many potential car. Because, this exhibition has become a reflection of the growing automotive industry in Asia, particularly in South-East side. One model that mejeng in the exhibition, Audi Q2.
Compact SUV crossover or what we call it, is one of the new species is born Audi. Page Paultan mentioned in BMS, the presence of the new Audi is the first time. Currently they have moved to a new distributor company as Agent Brand Holder, Mesiter Technik.
Q2 is not the flagship model on display at the exhibition. Still there R8, TT up to A5 Coupe. However, Q2 crossover model is the most interesting, especially for the Indonesian market. Therefore, this class is already filled all of its competitors in the country, such as the BMW X1 and Mercedes-Benz GLA. Only the presence of Audi were still negligent.
Given more deeply, this car does have many advantages that the average owned competitors. For example, a compact engine options, ranging from the 1.4-liter turbo, to the 1.0-liter 3-cylinder turbo. Unfortunately too small powered engines, such as vehicles powered by a 1.5-liter 4-cylinder without turbo. Figure strength only 116 horsepower, far different from the four-cylinder unit with a larger power up to 150 hp.
Diesel engines are also actually available on the market that have a fuel with high emission regulations. There are two units of diesel engines introduced for Q2 namely 1.6 liter and 2.0 liter. Even with the motion system Quattro that became standard in variants 2.0 with S-Tronic transmission.
Gait Audi in the homeland, its performance was not as good as the other two brands. Under the auspices of Indomobil Group through PT Garuda Mataram Motor, Audi only operate the distribution system and after-sales service only. Still quite far behind the other two German premium brands such as BMW and Mercedes-Benz already have assembly plants in the country.
However, waiting for the presence crossover Audi Q2 is not grandiose. In this class of consumers can get a crossover with luxury brands from Europe label inexpensive. This model is relatively dilego with prices under $ 1 billion. Q2 for example, BMS, he was sold with prices starting at US $ 830 million. So the potential of this class to continue to grow in the presence of crossover Audi to Indonesia, must be enormous.