After months of speculation, Audi has confirmed plans to introduce the Q3 crossover at Auto Shanghai 2011.

Audi has confirmed plans to introduce the Q3 crossover at Auto Shanghai 2011.

While the company declined to provide additional information, the Q3 will battle the BMW X1 and will be built at SEAT's factory in Martorell, Spain.

Engine options remain a bit of a mystery, but petrol choices are slated to include a 2.0-liter TFSI with 170 PS (125 kW / 168 hp) and 211 PS (155 kW / 208 hp). On the diesel side, there's word of a 2.0-liter TDI that cranks out 170 PS (125 kW / 168 hp).

We'll have full coverage of the crossover's unveiling on April 19th, so stay tuned for details.

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