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KIA: Now it's the edgy, wedgy Koup

Kia continues to pleasantly surprise the South African car market with its growing product choice. The addition of the sexily sporty, 225km/h, Koup, says DAVE FALL, has just made things even better.

Audi Q5 at a glance

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– Length 4 629 mm, width 1 880 mm, height 1 653 mm
– Dynamic proportions, best-in-class drag coefficient of 0.33
– Two design packages available

Cargo space
– Cargo capacity 540 to 1 560 litres
– Numerous practical details for sport and leisure use, longitudinally adjustable rear bench seat as standard and folding front passenger’s seat back as optional
– Long wheelbase of 2,81 m, generous amount of space, many storage facilities
– Intuitive operation, redesigned MMI system
– Particularly high standard of passive safety

– Two TDI and one TFSI version, ranging from 125 kW to 176 kW 
– Normaly aspirated version with 199 kW
– All engines with direct fuel injection and 3 out of 4 with turbocharging, newly developed 2.0 TFSI with AVS valve timing system
– New, dynamic S tronic dual-clutch transmission with seven speeds
– quattro drive with sporty characteristic fitted as standard on all versions

– Front axle located further forward
– Audi drive select driving dynamics system, dynamic steering and adaptive damping control available optionally
– Superbly capable off-road, hill descent assist as standard

– Automatic climate control air-conditioning and audio system come standard
– Modern assistance and communication systems available
– Large panoramic glass roof available optionally


Driver's lucky escape

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