Audi, the German luxury car maker, has announced a price hike of up to 2.4% on its model range in India. The price hike is the result of rising input and supply chain costs. The new rates will come into effect from September 20, 2022.
Mr. Balbir Singh Dhillon, Head of Audi India, said, “At Audi India, we are committed to operating a sustainable business model. With rising input and supply chain costs, we are required to increase prices by up to 2.4% across our entire model range. »
Audi India currently sells petrol models including the A4, A6, A8 L, Q5, Q7, Q8, Audi S5 Sportback, Audi RS 5 Sportback and Audi RS Q8. The company also sells electric vehicles under the e-tron brand which includes the Audi e-tron 50, Audi e-tron 55, Audi e-tron Sportback 55 and Audi e-tron GT and RS e-tron GT.
Audi India is set to launch the new Q3 SUV in the month of September 2022. Interested buyers can reserve the new Audi Q3 SUV by paying an initial sum of Rs 2 lakh. Audi India has announced that the updated model will come with a standard 5-year warranty and the first 500 reservations will additionally get a 3-year/50,000 km service package.
It will be offered in two versions – Premium Plus and Technology. The new Audi Q3 is powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder petrol engine that produces 190hp and 320Nm of torque. Power will be sent to all four wheels via the Quattro AWD system and a 7-speed DCT automatic gearbox. It is supposed to achieve a 0-100 km/h acceleration in just 7.3 seconds.