A facelifted version of the Audi Q5 has been spied almost completely undisguised during testing

A facelifted version of the Audi Q5 has been spied almost completely undisguised during testing ahead of its expected launch at the Paris motor show in September. The five-door SUV, which was introduced in 2009, is currently being mildly tweaked to bring it into line with the newer Audi Q3.

Our spy photographers caught two development models: a black Audi Q5 fitted with the plush S-line trim package and a red version of the SUV, which is the standard Q5.

These pictures reveal the new large single-frame six-corner front grille, which is the same shape as the one featured on the brand-new Audi A3 unveiled at the Geneva motor show earlier this month. The Q5 also gets Audi’s latest ‘boomerang’ LED daytime running lights design and a new bumper treatment at the front and rear.

The Q5 is expected to get some new engine variations when it goes on sale in early 2013.

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19 March 2012

Phew, that was close, an Audi model that nearly looked slightly different to another model in the range. Don't panic, it's been dealt with, situation normal returns.

19 March 2012

[quote saaby]Phew, that was close, an Audi model that nearly looked slightly different to another model in the range. Don't panic, it's been dealt with, situation normal returns.[/quote]

Would that "......another model in the range" be the the Q7?????

 

Hydrogen cars just went POP

19 March 2012

Is this April 1st?

19 March 2012

'Facelift' my arse.

19 March 2012

[quote Fidji]

'Facelift' my arse.

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Hahah, is it a bit saggy??

19 March 2012

[quote Crixter]

[quote Fidji]

'Facelift' my arse.

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Hahah, is it a bit saggy??

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You ought to know...

19 March 2012

:O

20 March 2012

Remember, facelifts are just a marketing ploy to extract more money from customers - particularly those rather "shallow" people who can't tolerate being seen in anything but the very latest model. Don't you feel sorry for them? E

20 March 2012

[quote Fidji]'Facelift' my arse[/quote]

Squad............... About turn !!

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