JulyNewsQ3UK order books for the new Audi Q3 are now open and, as expected, Audi’s new SUV will have an impressive specification list. Prices start at £24,560 on the road, and there are actually four engines available in the UK all directly injected and turbocharged and all with Audi’s stop-start and energy recuperation systems. In-car technology for the Q3 will include the options of the latest navigation system, online Bluetooth car phone integrated with Google Earth.

You will also have the option of selecting both parallel and perpendicular park assist. How soon, we wonder, before a manufacturer manages to produce a vehicle that makes the owner driver completely redundant. Order books open now and first deliveries will start in November – just in time for the snow.

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