16 April, 2019, Johannesburg. Audi South Africa is pleased to introduce various local product innovations across several model ranges with the aim of bolstering the product offerings in these important segments. Special edition models have been launched for the A3, Q2 and Q5, while the A5 and Q2 have also received an upgrade to their standard equipment specifications.
A-Segment Innovations – The Audi A3 range:
The Audi A3 range gains two new special editions in its line-up, namely the Audi A3 Comfort Edition and A3 Black Edition.
Audi A3 Comfort Edition:
The Audi A3 Comfort Edition is applicable to only 30 TFSI (1.0-litre) engines. This special edition is aimed at providing comfort features with a cost-saving benefit to customers. The package includes a different design 17-inch wheel, partial leather upholstery, LED headlights, parking aid sensors in the front and rear, black headlining and a storage package for the interior.
Audi A3 Black Edition:
The A3 Black Edition was designed to enhance the sporty exterior design of the Audi A3 range, adding high-gloss black trim elements to elevate its appeal. The Black Edition is only available on 35 TFSI (1.4-litre) and 40 TFSI (2.0-litre) engines and includes the following equipment: 18-inch alloy wheel; S line exterior body kit; high-gloss black styling package for the grille, front bumpers, rear diffuser and window trims; high-gloss black exterior mirrors, black headlining, partial leather upholstery, LED headlights and a storage package. Customers will also enjoy a 35% cost-saving benefit on the package when compared to specifying the above equipment on the normal model.
Audi A3 Sportback range pricing, inclusive of special edition models:
|Audi A3 Sportback 30 TFSI 85kW S tronic||R 432 000|
|Audi A3 Sportback 30 TFSI 85kW S tronic Comfort Edition (new)||R 458 720|
|Audi A3 Sportback 35 TFSI 110kW S tronic||R 469 000|
|Audi A3 Sportback 40 TFSI 140kW S tronic||R 490 000|
|Audi A3 Sportback 35 TFSI 110kW S tronic Black Edition (new)||R 501 721|
|Audi A3 Sportback 40 TFSI 140kW S tronic Black Edition (new)||R 521 721|
|Audi S3 Sportback TFSI 228kW quattro S tronic||R 671 000|
Audi A3 Sedan range pricing, inclusive of special edition models:
|Audi A3 Sedan 30 TFSI 85kW S tronic||R 442 000|
|Audi A3 Sedan 30 TFSI 85kW S tronic Comfort Edition (new)||R 468 720|
|Audi A3 Sedan 35 TFSI 110kW S tronic||R 479 000|
|Audi A3 Sedan 40 TFSI 140kW S tronic||R 500 000|
|Audi A3 Sedan 35 TFSI 110kW S tronic Black Edition (new)||R 511 721|
|Audi A3 Sedan 40 TFSI 140kW S tronic Black Edition (new)||R 531 221|
|Audi S3 Sedan TFSI 228kW quattro S tronic||R 681 000|
A0-SUV Segment Innovations – The Audi Q2 range:
The Audi Q2, the #untaggable compact Audi SUV launched in 2017, also gains a few product improvements in the form of new standard equipment, a new engine and a Black Edition for certain engine derivatives.
For model year 2019 vehicles (produced from September 201 onwards), the Audi Q2 range will have a host of new standard equipment features included in all engine derivatives. These features comprise of LED headlights, rear parking aid, deluxe automatic air-conditioning and the Audi sound system (balanced stereo sound on all seats, ten speakers including centre speaker and subwoofer, 6-channel amplifier with a total output of 180 watts).
A 35 TFSI 110kW (1.4-litre) engine in base trimline specification has also been added to the line-up of engines, whereas previously this engine was only available in Sport trimline specification. This model will retail for R 499 000 and completes the range of derivatives available for the Audi Q2.
Audi Q2 Black Edition:
The striking and sporty Black Edition is only available on the 30 TFSI Sport (1.0-litre) and 35 TFSI Sport (1.4-litre) engines and will enjoy the inclusion of sporty, high-gloss black visual differentiators when compared to the normal Sport models.
The Black Edition will contain the following additional equipment:
- 19-inch Rotor design alloy wheel in black
- High-gloss black styling package for the grille, front bumpers, rear diffuser and window trims
- High-gloss black mirror housings
- High-gloss black C-pillar blade
- Audi drive select and black headlining for the interior
Customers of the Q2 Black Edition will benefit from 50% cost saving on the above equipment inclusions when compared to specifying these items on the normal model range.
Audi Q2 range pricing, inclusive of special edition models:
|Q2 30 TFSI 85kW S tronic||R 461 000|
|Q2 30 TFSI 85kW S tronic Sport||R 491 000|
|Q2 35 TFSI 110kW S tronic (new)||R 499 000|
|Q2 30 TFSI 85kW S tronic Sport Black Edition (new)||R 510 569|
|Q2 35 TFSI 110kW S tronic Sport||R 538 000|
|Q2 35 T FSI 110kW S tronic Sport Black Edition (new)||R 557 569|
B-Segment Innovations – The Audi A5 range:
The Audi A5 range, comprising of Coupé, Sportback and Cabriolet body styles, has also experienced an upgrade in standard equipment in the new model year. Therefore, vehicles produced from September 2018 onwards will now feature parking sensors in the front and rear, LED headlights and the Audi music interface as standard. Therefore, the Audi A5 range now has a more appealing standard offering for consumers.
B-SUV Segment Innovations – The Audi Q5 range:
In order to cater for the growing appetite of South African consumers in the SUV segment and the steady growth of the B-segment SUV market, the Audi Q5 gains two special edition models to its line-up in the form of an Offroad Edition and a Black Edition.
Audi Q5 Offroad Edition:
The Offroad Edition enhances the offroad look of the Audi Q5 giving it a more powerful appearance. The Audi Genuine Accessories Offroad styling kit showcases a front and rear bumper underbody in Selenite Silver and wheel arches and sill in Stone Grey metallic. In addition, it also features a wheel upgrade from 17-inch to 19-inch wheels and LED headlights to provide enhanced exterior styling. The Offroad Edition is only available on Q5 entry trimline engine derivatives and comes with a 35% cost saving benefit to customers.
Audi Q5 Black Edition:
Available exclusively on Q5 Sport models and showcasing a sophisticated, sporty look with black styling trims and details around the vehicle, the Black Edition offers the Audi Q5 a fresh look and appeal. Featuring a 20-inch wheel; S line exterior body kit; high-gloss black styling package for the window trims, grille, front bumper and rear diffuser; and high-gloss black mirror housings and roof rails. This special edition also provides a 33% cost saving to customers.
Audi Q5 range pricing, inclusive of special edition models:
|Audi Q5 40 TDI 140kW quattro S tronic||R 704 000|
|Audi Q5 40 TDI 140kW quattro S tronic Offroad Edition (new)||R 745 640|
|Audi Q5 45 TFSI 185kW quattro S tronic||R 754 000|
|Audi Q5 40 TDI 140kW quattro S tronic Sport||R 754 500|
|Audi Q5 40 TDI 140kW quattro S tronic Sport Black Edition (new)||R 787 974|
|Audi Q5 45 TFSI 185kW quattro S tronic Offroad Edition (new)||R 795 640|
|Audi Q5 45 TFSI 185kW quattro S tronic Sport||R 804 500|
|Audi Q5 45 TFSI 185kW quattro S tronic Sport Black Edition (new)||R 837 974|
|Audi SQ5 TFSI 260kW quattro tiptronic||R 1 053 000|
Customers can also take advantage of recently launched retail offers applicable to these exciting new special edition models. For more information, visit www.audi.co.za/black.