ABT Sportsline has come with their latest offering for the 2018 Audi Q5. At first look, there is new skirt along with an aftermarket exhaust system with visible tips. The latest offerings for the premium compact SUV wraps it in new clothes and power boost. The rear skirts sets fits perfectly with bot the wide and slim body packages. As mentioned above, it has new exhaust which comprises of four tailpipes whose diameter measures 3.3 inches. Tuned 2018 Audi Q5 also comes with new coilover suspension springs which ensure that the body can be dropped between 35 to 60 mm when compared with stock models.
There is plenty of space to accommodate big wheels that comes in 20 and 21 inches respectively. They are dubbed as DR, ER-C and FR and complement the upgrades. Kempten based tuning company also adds with their own carbon fiber gearstick cover on request along with an ABT-branded ignition button for 2018 Audi Q5. This concludes exterior and interior upgrades for 2018 Audi Q5, but the major changes were made to the powertrain which we will discuss in detail.
The 2.0 liter TFSI petrol engine has been tuned to deliver an output of 296hp and 420Nm of torque. Earlier, the same engine offered 248hp and 370Nm of torque. The 2.0 liter and 3.0 liter diesel engine also has been provided with increased output. The smaller diesel unit offers 212hp and 440Nm of torque with the help of new Engine Control Unit (ECU). The larger diesel unit offers 325hp and 670Nm of torque. The range topping version of 2018 Audi Q5 is SQ5 also gets ABT Sportsline treatment and now offers an extra 70hp and 50Nm of torque.