2013 Audi SQ5 TDI unveiled [videos]

Audi has unveiled the SQ5 TDI, ahead of its debut at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Looking decidedly aggressive, the model features new bumpers, a revised grille and a tailgate-mounted spoiler. There's also a sport-tuned suspension (which reduces the ride height by 30mm), faux-aluminum mirror caps and 20-inch alloy wheels.

Interior changes are limited, but the cabin has been equipped with sport seats, revised instrumentation and plenty of S badging.

Power comes from a twin-turbo 3.0-liter V6 TDI engine that produces 313 PS (230 kW / 309 hp) and 650 Nm (479 lb-ft) of torque. It is connected to an eight-speed tiptronic transmission that sends power to a quattro all-wheel drive system. This enables the crossover to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 5.1 seconds, hit a top speed of 250 km/h (155mph) and average 7.2 L/100km (32.7 mpg US / 39.2 mpg UK).

The SQ5 TDI will go on sale early next year and pricing starts at €58,500.

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