Audi reveals 2021 Q5 Sportback; rivals BMW X4 and Mercedes Benz GLC Coupe

Audi reveals the Audi Q5 Sportback
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  • Audi has revealed the 2021 Audi Q5 Sportback globally.
  • The Sportback variant of the Audi Q5 comes with a coupe-like rear.
  • The interior of the Audi Q5 Sportback remains exactly the same as the standard Audi Q5.

Earlier this year, Audi has revealed the facelifted version of the Audi Q5 globally. The facelifted version of this German SUV got redesigned – LED headlights with DRLs, front bumpers, front grille with large air intakes and many similar cosmetic updates. However, with a similar front design, Audi is back with the 2021 Audi Q5 Sportback.

Audi Q5 Sportback Front
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On the all-new Audi Q5 Sportback, the company offers a coupe kind of a slanting roof that makes it look sportier than ever. Other than the redesigned slanting roof, the upcoming Sportback variant of Audi Q5 features a redesigned back. The redesigned rear part of this SUV comes with a new bumper for a more appealing coupe look. However, coming to the engine options, it gets a 2.0L TFSI motor that produces 261HP and 310Nm of torque. This engine comes paired to a 12V mild-hybrid system. Meanwhile, the other 2.0L turbo diesel engine produces 204HP of power with a peak torque of 400Nm.

Audi is offering multiple ADAS features on the Audi Q5 Sportback including Adaptive Cruise Control, Traffic Jam Assist, Lane Departure Warning, Audi Pre-Sense Rear and many more. However, the interior of the Q5 Sportback remains untouched with a 10.1-inch infotainment system, 12.3-inch Audi Virtual Cockpit as well as the connected car tech. Meanwhile, the 10.1-inch infotainment system comes with Bang and Olufsen surround sound system.

Audi Q5 Sportback Rear
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In India, Audi Q5 Sportback will compete with the BMW X4 and Mercedes Benz GLC Coupe. However, Audi has not revealed a launch date for the Audi Q5 Sportback yet. We believe that it may arrive in India only after Audi launches the facelifted version of Q5.

Audi Q5 Sportback interior
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