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Audi Forum Ingolstadt displays Q3 in Hainan Blue

Audi Forum Ingolstadt currently has on display the Q3 crossover painted in Hainan Blue. This is a very appealing metallic body paint that suits the model very well and you should know that it costs an extra €670. We’re looking at the 2.0T quattro which as the name implies is equipped with a four-cylinder, 2.0-liter turbocharged gasoline engine that works together with a permanent all-wheel drive system.

This particular car is equipped with the optional S tronic gearbox which is in charge of sending 180 PS (132 kW) to both axles. It runs the 0-100 km/h sprint in 7.6 seconds and tops out at 217 km/h while fuel consumption stands at a very decent 7.6 seconds.

In terms of pricing, the Audi Q3 kicks off at €29,600 at home in Germany, but if you add the 2.0T engine, quattro, S tronic and the Hainan Blue paint, the price jumps to €36,770 and that’s before you start to add any optional equipment. For example, this particular car also has the 19-inch alloy wheels with 255/40 R19 tires available at an extra €2,500.

You can easily configure the Q3 to cost more than €40,000 which some consider to be a bit too much for such a small crossover, but a premium badge always costs more regardless of marque.

Adrian Padeanu

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