Spectacular grip and straight-line efficiency, marred barely by a taller centre of gravity and animated trip The automobile you see right here is the brand new Audi SQ2. As you’ll be capable of deduce from its title, it’s a sharper, sooner model of Ingolstadt’s smallest SUV. Beneath that snouty entrance finish it has a turbocharged four-pot motor that develops 296bhp and 295lb ft of torque, four-wheel drive, a seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox and a sub-5.0sec Zero-60mph time. It has a base price ticket larger than £35,000, however decrease than £40,000.If you happen to suppose that formulation sounds acquainted, you’d be proper. You may tack that very same description on to the Cupra Ateca, the Volkswagen Golf R, and the forthcoming Volkswagen T-Roc R, too – maybe apart from worth for the latter.Now, after I was at college, I used to be all the time advised that copying a classmate’s work was a giant no-no. The identical went for copy-pasting one thing from the web and passing it off as my very own work – you simply didn’t do it. Whereas the world of automotive manufacturing is clearly completely completely different to that of the classroom, I can’t assist however detect a whiff of the above occurring at Volkswagen Group in the meanwhile.Clearly, platform sharing is nothing new. And it’s a very good factor that this ubiquity is countered by the actual fact every arm of the VW Group has its personal distinct picture. Being an Audi, the SQ2 ought to theoretically include an elegant, tech-rich cabin; and be capable of persist with the street with the identical tenacity as a type of facehuggers from Alien.