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Monday, March 30, 2009

Audi postponed the launch of its CUV for 2009

The German manufacturer Audi has said that the sale will take its new CUV the end of Audi 2009. This resolution has been given because Audi says that the marketing of all models at once, has become somewhat complicated. However, only 3 new models to join the range: the compact Audi Q5 and Audi 2 versions for the Audi Q7, and a hybrid diesel.

Another reason that has delayed the launch of these new models, Audi is not to promote the next version to the end of the year, usually known a significant drop in prices. The Audi Q5 and the two versions of the Audi Q7 will be sold as Audi 2010 models.

The Audi Q5 has for a long time under development, intended to indicate that everything will be built on the platform of the VW Tigua. It will be the direct competitor to the BMW X3 and upcoming Mercedes-Benz GLK.

Moreover, the Audi diesel version of the Audi Q7 which will be marketed around the same time, take a Audi V6 engine with 230hp and 400 lb-ft of torque. The powertrain will meet the environmental requirements of 50 states in the USA. According to the director of Audi in this country, Johan de Nysschen, "there will be only to adjust certain details so that the diesel engine is offered in future models Audi A4, Audi A6 and Audi A8.

The three models including the Audi Q7 Hybrid V6 280hp will be revealed at the Audi Detroit Auto Show 2009.



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