Upgrades and new variants for Audi

Audi South Africa has introduced a wide range of specification changes and special edition models covering the A3, A5, Q2 and Q5 model variants.

The Audi A3 range gains two new special editions in its line-up, namely the Audi A3 Comfort Edition and A3 Black Edition.


The Audi A3 Comfort Edition is applicable to only 30 TFSI (1,0-litre) engines. This special edition is aimed at providing comfort features with a cost-saving benefit to customers. The package includes a different design 17-inch wheel, partial leather upholstery, LED headlights, parking aid sensors in the front and rear, black headlining and a storage package for the interior.

The A3 Black Edition was designed to enhance the sporty exterior design of the Audi A3 range, adding high-gloss black trim elements to elevate its appeal. The Black Edition is only available on 35 TFSI (1,4-litre) and 40 TFSI (2,0-litre) engines and includes the following equipment: 18-inch alloy wheel, S line exterior body kit; high-gloss black styling package for the grille, front bumpers, rear diffuser and window trims, high-gloss black exterior mirrors, black headlining, partial leather upholstery, LED headlights and a storage package.

The Audi Q2 also gains a few product improvements in the form of new standard equipment, a new engine and a Black Edition for certain engine derivatives.


For model year 2019 vehicles, the Audi Q2 gets LED headlights, rear parking aid, deluxe automatic air-conditioning and the Audi sound system (balanced stereo sound on all seats, 10 speakers including centre speaker and subwoofer, 6-channel amplifier with a total output of 180 watts).

A 35 TFSI 110kW (1,4-litre) engine in base trimline specification has also been added to the line-up of engines, whereas previously this engine was only available in Sport trimline specification. This model will retail for R 499 000 and completes the range of derivatives available for the Audi Q2.

The Black Edition is only available on the 30 TFSI Sport (1,0-litre) and 35 TFSI Sport (1,4-litre) engines and has high-gloss black visual differentiators when compared to the normal Sport models.
The Black Edition gains:
• 19-inch Rotor design alloy wheel in black
• High-gloss black styling package for the grille, front bumpers, rear diffuser and window trims
• High-gloss black mirror housings
• High-gloss black C-pillar blade
• Audi drive select and black headlining for the interior

The Audi A5 range, comprising of Coupé, Sportback and Cabriolet body styles, now features parking sensors in the front and rear, LED headlights and the Audi music interface as standard.

In also gains two special edition models to its line-up in the form of an Offroad Edition and a Black Edition.

The Offroad Edition enhances the offroad look of the Audi Q5 giving it a more powerful appearance. The Audi Genuine Accessories Offroad styling kit showcases a front and rear bumper underbody in Selenite Silver and wheel arches and sill in Stone Grey metallic.


In addition, it also features a wheel upgrade from 17-inch to 19-inch wheels and LED headlights to provide enhanced exterior styling. The Offroad Edition is only available on Q5 entry trimline engine derivatives and comes with a 35% cost saving benefit to customers.

Available exclusively on Q5 Sport models the Black Edition offers the Audi Q5 a fresh look and appeal. Featuring a 20-inch wheel; S line exterior body kit; high-gloss black styling package for the window trims, grille, front bumper and rear diffuser and high-gloss black mirror housings and roof rails.

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