the sporty and assertive ABT Audi QS3

When ABT Sportsline enhances an SUV, we know that a versatile car will become more dynamic, agile and powerful and more fun to drive. The Bavarian engineers see to upgrades that fit the car, and the designers lend it a striking and assertive appearance. And the new ABT Audi QS3 is another such success. “We wanted to show that compact dimensions, a powerful performance and premium standards can be perfectly combined,” says Hans-Jürgen Abt. The CEO of this 120-year-young family-owned company points to its long-standing SUV tradition, of which the SQ3 has now become part.

Some sportiness, perhaps? “ABT POWER-up”, the two 2l turbo diesel variants are even stronger. 150 hp (110 kW) become 180 hp (132 kW). The 184 hp (135 kW) production 2.0 TDI now shows 210 hp or 154 kW. And the latter’s torque now stands at 420 Nm, up from 380. The SUV is now very torquey, also when carrying a whole family and luggage galore. The same applies to the less stronger version, which now shows 380 Nm (production car: 340 Nm).

ABT Audi QS3

You can really feel the TDI’s power if the car is equipped with ABT suspension parts. The springs, lowering the QS3’s CoG by 25mm on the front axle and 35mm on the rear, have a huge effect on its handling, for example. The car now corners as if it is on rails. If you want even more raciness, use the ABT height adjustable suspension kit. Depending on how you drive, the car’s CoG can be lowered by 30 – 60mm on the front axle and 40 – 70mm on the rear.

ABT Audi QS3

And you can always see that the Audi Q3 is a real ABT. After all, the aerodynamic package is customised and conveys a sense of sportiness right away. It consists of a front skirt add-on, mirror caps, a striking rear spoiler and rear skirt set plus a four-tailpipe exhaust. All this attests to its motorsport DNA. Be it door strip attachments in silver, charcoal, black-grey or “grid” (Gitteroptik), all components fit the compact SUV perfectly. The design is rounded off with ABT alloy wheels.

ABT Audi QS3

For the QS3, the CR, DR, ER-C and FR are available in various dimensions and also in combination with high-performance tyres from Continental or Dunlop. ABT Sportsline is simply the tuner of choice if you want enhanced Audi or Volkswagen SUVs.


Engine: 2.0 TDI, 1.968 cc capacity, R4
Performance Tuning: ABT POWER “New Generation”
Performance: 210 HP / 154 kW (Serial: 184 HP / 135 kW)
420 Nm (Serial: 380 Nm)

Engine: 2.0 TDI, 1.968 cc capacity, R4
Performance Tuning: ABT POWER “New Generation”
Performance: 180 HP / 132 kW (Serial: 150 HP / 110 kW)
380 Nm (Serial: 340 Nm)

ABT front grille emblem set (chrome)
ABT front skirt add on
ABT mirror caps
ABT door strip attachments
ABT rear skirt set incl. rear muffler
ABT rear spoiler
ABT decal sets for rear skirt and door strip attachments

ABT 4-pipe rear muffler

ABT suspension springs (lowering 25 mm front axle, 35 mm rear axle)
ABT height adjustable suspension kit (lowering 30 to 60 mm front axle, 40 to 70 mm rear axle)

ABT CR in 9×20 inch
ABT DR in 9.5 x 18, 8.5 x 19, 9 x 20 and 9 x 21 inch
ABT ER-C in 8.5 x 19 and 9 x 20 inch
ABT FR in 8.5 x 20 and 9.5 x 21 inch
Available also as complete set of wheels with Continental and Dunlop high performance tires

ABT floor mats with silver ABT embroidery and curved lines
ABT trunk mat with silver ABT embroidery and curved lines
ABT integrated entrance light with ABT logo

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