D amit Both brands want to conquer new sales markets in the USA and China. You are following the example of Mercedes. The Stuttgart-based company has long been focusing on the segment of powerful SUV models.
More BMW M and Audi RS versions
Both the Audi subsidiary Quattro and the M GmbH from BMW are already working on SUV derivatives, reports auto motor und sport . Because of the success of these cars overseas, BMW, for example, wants to offer high-performance M versions of the X3 and X4 models with the next generation change, the magazine learned. BMW plans to add a strong M-Performance variant of the X4 this year.
Quattro GmbH is also working on high-performance Q variants for the USA and China. 'The success of the RS Q3 shows that we will have to deal with off-roaders in the future,' confirms Heinz Hollerweger, head of Quattro GmbH, to auto motor und sport .
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