Audi has announced an increase in price of its compact luxury SUV – Audi Q3 2.0 TDI between 1 to 2 percent. The new price will be effective from October 1, 2012 on both the high grade and base grade of the 2.0 TDI engine. Currently, the Audi Q3 is priced at Rs 26, 21,000 onwards (Ex-showroom Maharashtra) for the base grade and Rs 31, 49,000 onwards for the high grade, and is available at all 21 Audi dealerships across India. “Due to economic upheavals and rupee devaluation, we have increased the price by 1 to 2 percent on both the high grade and base grade version of Audi Q3 2.0 TDI. However, we are still confident of achieving our sales target of 8000 cars at the end of 2012 andAudi Q3 will contribute significantly towards achieving this target”, said Michael Perschke, Head, Audi India.
Till date, 1000 Audi Q3s have been sold in India and only limited
numbers of Audi Q3s are available for sale in 2012.
Audi India plans to expand its network to 25 dealerships by the end of 2012 from its existing 21 centres. Audi recently opened new showrooms in Coimbatore, Delhi West Nagpur, Bhopal, Navi Mumbai and Goa. Last year, the luxury carmaker opened new showrooms in Delhi South, Chennai, Ludhiana, Surat and Indore. Further developments include Lucknow and Kanpur among others.
The Audi model range in India includes the new Audi A4, Audi A6, Audi A7 Sportback, Audi A8L, Audi Q3, Audi Q5, Audi Q7, Audi S4, Audi RS5 Coupé, Audi TTCoupé, the super sports car Audi R8 and the Audi R8 Spyderare available across the country: in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi South, Delhi West, Goa, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kochi, Kolkata, Ludhiana, Mumbai West, Nagpur, Navi Mumbai, Pune and Surat.