Audi Q5 delivers sports car handling

CNET Car Tech reviews the 2009 Audi Q5.


After a little bit of performance testing with the Audi Q5, we couldn't get enough of this car. Although a small SUV with a ride height far above your average sports car, the Q5 takes corners like a champ, with Audi's Dynamic Steering technology performing strange magic to keep the car in line. Dynamic Steering comes as part of the Drive Select package, which also adjusts the gearbox and suspension to transform the car from cruiser to bruiser. The Q5 also gave us the chance to dive in deep with Audi's new navigation system, featuring rich maps and a fully 3D-rendered downtown San Francisco.

Read our review of the 2009 Audi Q5.

About the author

Wayne Cunningham reviews cars and writes about automotive technology for CNET. Prior to the Car Tech beat, he covered spyware, Web building technologies, and computer hardware. He began covering technology and the Web in 1994 as an editor of The Net magazine. He's also the author of "Vaporware," a novel that's available as a Nook e-book.

 

Discuss Audi Q5 delivers sports car handling

Conversation powered by Livefyre

Show Comments Hide Comments
Latest Articles from CNET
Women in tech: The numbers don't add up