In Pictures: Fifth Edition of Audi Q Drive Kicks Off

The Q Drive will be held across India where Audi enthusiasts can experience Audi SUVs on custom tracks.

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Audi Q7 at the Q Drive held at Thane. (Photo Courtesy: Audi)

German car manufacturer Audi’s 2016 Q Drive has started, with the first driver experience event being held in Thane. Currently in its fifth edition, the Audi Q Drive program will be held across 30 dealer locations in India where Audi enthusiasts can get an opportunity to experience the Quattro technology of Audi SUVs – Audi Q7, Audi Q5 and Audi Q3.

Audi Q7 at the hill climb obstacle during Q drive held in Thane. (Photo Courtesy: Audi)
Audi Q7 at the hill climb obstacle during Q drive held in Thane. (Photo Courtesy: Audi)

According to the company, almost 10,000 people have taken part in this program since its inception in India.

The Q drive also tests the limits of tilt-angles these cars can obtain. (Photo Courtesy: Audi)
The Q drive also tests the limits of tilt-angles these cars can obtain. (Photo Courtesy: Audi)

Audi is well-known for its technology called Quattro, which means the number 4 in Italian. The term is used by Audi to indicate All-Wheel Drive (AWD) system and is used only in specific models.

Audi is well-known for its Quattro technology. (Photo Courtesy: Audi)
Audi is well-known for its Quattro technology. (Photo Courtesy: Audi)

The company has a team of instructors responsible for supervising the build-process of these tracks including Indian racing driver Aditya Patel who has competed in the Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup, Polo Cup, Formula BMW Pacific and the 24 hours of Nurburgring.

Audi currently sells three SUVs in India, namely Q3, Q5 and Q7. (Photo Courtesy: Audi)
Audi currently sells three SUVs in India, namely Q3, Q5 and Q7. (Photo Courtesy: Audi)

Audi currently sells three SUVs in the country – the Q3, Q5 and Q7, which have a starting price tag of roughly Rs 30, 50 and 70 lakh respectively.

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