Porsche and Audi seemed to be becoming really good friends. As reported previously in June, Audi and Porsche will be joining forces on an entry level mid-engined Audi R4 coupe and roadster, as well as the next-generation Boxter and Cayman. But the first joint-project, set to be unveiled in March 2008 in Geneva, is the Audi Q5.
While these latest spy shots from CarMagazine show you guys practically nothing, you can see the size and proportions of the Q5, a baby Q7 based on the Audi Cross Coupe. The compact SUV will have a variety of diesel engines including a 2.0 liter TDI that produces 204 horsepower and a 3.0 liter TDI. A range-topping 4.2 liter FSI gasoline engine is also possible.
Design wise the Audi Q5 will carry a Q7 like grille, LED headlights and a muscular stance. Inside, the Q5 will have room for 5 passengers.
Even though Porsche has said that there is no plans to use the Audi Q5 platform for a baby Cayenne, we wouldn’t kill the possibility just yet.
The Audi Q5 will be officially unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in March of 2008.
Spy Shots: Audi Q5 Gallery:
Audi Cross Coupe Gallery:
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