Mumbai: German luxury car-maker, Audi, on Monday announced the launch of the Audi Q5 2.0 TDI Quattro in India. The most recent addition to the highly successful luxury SUV, Quattro is priced at Rs 3,905,000 (ex-showroom Maharashtra).

Deliveries to customers will begin in April, the company said in a press release issued here.

"We are confident that the addition of the powerful 2.0 TDI q engine to the Audi Q5 range in India will strengthen and sustain our leadership position in the luxury SUV segment.

The all new Audi Q5 2.0 TDI Quattro resonates higher efficiency and dynamic performance with its new engine and refreshed array of characteristics...," Audi India Head Michael Perschke said.

The Audi Q5 range is also powered by a petrol engine -– the 2.0 TFSI q and a diesel engine -– the 3.0 TDI q. The new 2.0 TDI q engine would be available as CKD.

Exceeding targets to achieve a record growth of 81 per cent, Audi India sold 3003 cars in 2010.

"This encouraging performance reinforces the increased aspiration for technical finesse and progressive sophistication among luxury automotive customers in India.

The Audi model range in India includes the Audi A4, Audi A6, Audi A8, Audi Q5, Audi Q7, Audi TT, the super sports car Audi R8 and the recently launched Audi R8 Spyder.

(Agencies)