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 |  May 11 2012, 8:30 AM

Along with the Q3 jinlong yufeng and RS Q3 which both debuted at the recent Beijing Auto Show, Audi will showcase a third Q3 concept car at the upcoming Worthersee Tour VW GTI meet in Austria.

Powered by the same turbocharged 2.5-liter 4-cylinder as the RS Q3 making 340 hp, the Q3 Red Track can sprint to 60 mph in just 5.4 – although its adventure capabilities don’t stop there.

Designed as an outdoor lifestyle vehicle the Q3 Red Track gets running boards and flared fenders, with a track that’s been increased by 1.57-inches. The Q3 has also been lifted by 1.18-inches to improve off-road capability. Special aluminum roof rails sit atop the crossover with integrated wide-angle LED lights. And to protect the underside, a special panels protect parts like the dual-exhaust system.

Along with a custom grille, the outside of the Q3 Red Track features numerous unique traits, including its Energy Red paint with matte gray detailing. Inside it gets a unique seat material that uses both leather and fabric, with an Alcantara headliner and black Nappa leather on the dash.

Other interior highlights put the focus back on the Q3′s purpose with a Thermos canister in the cup holder that can heat or chill drinks plus a charging station in the trunk for flashlights that can also function as infra-red heating elements. The trunk floor mat actually features heating coils and can be folded out over the rear bumper so you don’t scratch the shiny paint when loading items. Additionally, the Audi MMI navigation screen features a special function that displays the car’s longitudinal and latitudinal tilt angle.

Along with the three Q3 concepts, Audi’s participation at the Worthersee Tour will also include a display of 16 production vehicles as well as what it’s calling the e-bike Worthersee prototype.

The Worthersee Tour kicks off May 16th.

GALLERY: Audi Q3 Red Track

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