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2020 Audi Q3 Sportback 2.0 Quattro Review: The Edge of Tomorrow



A fancier, sharper version of the standard Q3, is the Audi Q3 Sportback different enough to warrant a look in?


SINGAPORE

Introduction

This is an Audi Q3. Kind of. When the current generation Q3 was designed it was always going to be wearing two body styles, which is the standard SUV design and the version seen here, a swoopier, more angular version called the Q3 Sportback.

It follows on from the current trend of building coupe-like SUVs, combining the utility of a high-riding, easy-to-drive car with svelte styling that says of the driver, “hey I’m not as boring as you think I am.”

The Q3 Sportback is sold in Singapore with two engine options, a 1.4-litre turbo petrol engine and a more powerful 2.0-litre petrol turbo, driven here.

Continue to page 2: Design, interior, features

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Lionel Kong
An old hand from the bad old days of crazy COEs, the straight-shooting, ex-CarBuyer editor is back in the four-wheeled world. Rumours that he went to another country to start a Judas Priest tribute band are unfounded.