2012 Audi Q3 Vail Concept

The 2012 Audi Q3 Vail Concept, a compact SUV named after the famous winter sports venue in Colorado, represents a new potential distinction on the SUV concept.

This Concept is designed to tackle the ski slopes, will hit the U.S market in 2014.

It is painted in Energy Red, which contains golden pearlescent particles.


The flared wheel arches and running boards, are some of the exterior eye-catching features on the sides of the Audi Q3 Vail. This themed car also features two exclusive solutions at the back, two tailpipes of dual-branch exhaust system which is integrated in the diffuser and underbody guard area. The front roof-rail support incorporates compact and energy efficient wide-angled LED lights that brighten the area around the Q3 Vail.


The interior of this vehicle is covered in 3 colors. The carpet and most interior parts of the car are black in color, while the headlining is made from titanium gray Alcantara. The ribbed floor mats are edged with thin strips of red velvet finish leather. The whole instrument panel is trimmed in black fine Nappa leather, with a contrasting titanium gray stitching.

The steering wheel is made of leather with red contrasting stitching and an aluminum trim. Another striking feature in this SUV is the metal dials around the speedometer and rev counter, which were made using a rotary-grinding process.


The Audi Q3 Vail Concept uses a 2.5 liter, 5 cylinder TFSI engine with turbo charging and direct injection, which generates an output of 314 horse power and 295 lb/ft of torque from a displacement of 2,480 cc. The engine is partially covered by a panel made from carbon-fiber-reinforced polymer.

The power of the five cylinder unit is transferred to the Quattro permanent all-wheel drive system through a 7-speed S-tronic transmission. The Q3 Vail Concept accelerates from zero to 60 mph in 5.5 second and continues to a maximum speed of 162.80 mph.


General Info
Vehicle Type: SUV Base Price: NA
Engine: 2.5L 5 Cylinder TFSI Displacement: 2480 cc
Horsepower: 314 HP Max RPM: NA
Torque: 295 lb-ft Transmission: 7-Speed S Tronic
0-60 mph: 5.5 seconds Maximum Speed: 163 mph (262 km/h)