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Audi recently released its all-new, completely redesigned 2018 Q5 and it’s quite impressive. It has tastefully restrained styling, perfect form and function, delivers great performance and gets high marks for its groundbreaking technology and innovative safety features. Already Audi’s best-selling model, the redesigned version of this compact SUV features Audi’s latest automotive technology and is a study in performance, driving dynamics and sophistication.

Some of the highlights of the new look 2018 Audi Q5 include its redesigned trapezoid grill, pronounced shoulder line wave and restyled aluminum wheels. Offered in three trim levels, Premium, the Premium Plus and Prestige, this SUV is sure to impress knowledgeable buyers. The new Q5 has more interior room, improved performance, superior driving dynamics, unique style and unmatched sophistication. Its rakish roofline, bolder shoulder line, elegant fender swells and new aluminum wheel designs with its subtle pinwheel appearance, all announce this bolder, more exciting new Q5. To see how bold and exciting it is, check one out at Audi of Tucson.

The 2018 Audi Q5 comes equipped while an impressive list of standard equipment. It includes Audi’s powerful 252 horsepower turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 273 pound-feet of torque. Mated with a dual-clutch, 7-speed automated manual transmission which pushes power through Audi’s Quattro Ultra all-wheel-drive system, the tandem propels the Q5 from zero to sixty in 5.9 seconds. Plus, there’s the Drive Mode Select system which has five different settings including off-road mode. The new Q5 also comes with all-wheel-drive, 8-way power-adjustable front seats, 18-inch aluminum wheels, real wood trim, leather seats, 3-zone climate control system and a stack of important safety features.

Additional available equipment includes a full-color heads-up display, ventilated front seats, panoramic sunroof and a premium Bang & Olufsen Surround Sound system.

The technological upgrades on the redesigned Q5 include simplified controls for the latest MMI All-in-Touch infotainment system, handwriting-recognition capability for information input, making Android Auto and Apple CarPlay standard, three available Audi Connect service package subscriptions that include mobile apps with speed, boundary and curfew alerts, remote car finder and remote door locking and unlocking. Plus, there’s an available optional 4G LTE Wi-Fi connection. Virtual Cockpit digital instrumentation with a 12.3-inch digital display and embedded navigation display featuring impressive Google Earth imagery is standard on the Prestige trim and an option on the Premium Plus.

Some of the safety features available in the 2018 Audi Q5’s Driver Assistance Package include Adaptive Cruise Control with Traffic Jam Assist and stop-and-go capability, as well as lane-departure warning featuring lane-keeping assist, blind-spot monitoring with cross-traffic alert and Vehicle Exit Assist. There’s also Audi Pre-sense with automatic braking and forward-collision detection, technology which readies the cabin for unavoidable impact and automatic high-beam headlights.

The amazing performance of the redesigned 2018 Audi Q5 makes it genuinely fun to drive. Its comfortable manual tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel provides effortlessly weighted, accurate steering, excellent driving positions and great driving dynamics. Its fantastic braking system and other advanced safety and technology features give you the freedom to explore the significant handling limits of this 5-passenger SUV. Test drive it and see for yourself.

The 2018 Audi Q8 is here and it is making automotive enthusiasts around the world sit up and take notice. The Q8 is modern, aggressive and packed with Audi’s latest technology like an enlarged virtual cockpit, three touch screens and a knob-less MMI system. Powered by either a V6, 3.0 liter twin-scroll turbo FSI or a V6 3.0 liter TDI engine paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission, with a top speed of 155 mph and with a zero to 60 time of 8 seconds, this luxury SUV is very fast. It’s also the most beautiful SUV Audi has created in recent years, and if you head to Audi Of Tucson , you can check one out for yourself.

The exterior of the Q8 looks surprisingly sporty. It has a very aggressive front fascia and the front end’s redesigned Singleframe grille gives this crossover a unique almost menacing look. Audi employed LED technology in the Q8’s standard slim headlamps and also has available Matrix LEDs. Black trim underneath the lights make them seem larger, until the small LED strips light up and make that effect vanish. Q8 owners can even use the smartphone based myAudi app activate several lighting functions. The vehicle’s lower bumper with its huge side vents, muscular engine hood featuring a bulging center section, massive 22-inch wheels tucked under prominent wheel arches and 10-inch ground clearance give it an imposing stance.

The interior of the Audi Q8 has an impressive array of unique features including a knob-less MMI touch display system with two screens. A 10.1-inch unit located in the center stack, as well as a smaller, 8.6-inch screen situate above the center console. There’s a 12.3 inch fully digital instrument cluster that displays a navigation map and drivetrain data. The multi-function steering wheel offer two selectable views. There’s an optional third view lets the driver access a sportier display. More data is projected on the steering wheel through a heads-up display.

Large comfortable leather seats with a diamond-quilt pattern are standard on the 2018 Q8. Plus, buyers can choose optional customized contour seats with ventilation and massage functions. Audi also offers an optional air quality package and four-zone climate control. The vehicle also has convenience features like a Wi-Fi hotspot, LTE Advanced data transfer, a navigation system featuring intelligent suggestions, along with traffic and hazard information via Car-to-X services. The Audi Connect key is an option that lets you to lock, unlock and start the car using an Android smartphone.

With a wheelbase of almost 10 feet, the 2018 Audi Q8’s interior is very comfortable with ample legroom and headroom for even backseat passengers. Fold down the rear seats and the Q8 has 62 cubic feet of storage space. Audi’s Quattro all-wheel drive system is standard on this crossover and the 2018 Q8 also benefits from Audi’s new mild hybrid technology. This SUV rides smoothly because of a suspension system which has standard damper control. Add the optional controlled damping air suspension and you can adjust the ride height by 3.5 inches for more ground clearance and a more comfortable off-road ride.