Tuners make up a tiny portion of car manufacturers' markets. They would rather make a car that improves on performance of the previous model but doesn't compete with their higher end, more expensive models. Another thing to note is most countries are so worried about CO2 car emissions, and a smaller displacement engine will definitely be on the cards. "
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I really like the Q5, my Mother has the 2.0T Quattro and it's really fun to drive, it's rated as 7.7 seconds 0-100 iirc, which isn't bad for an SUV, it just takes a bit of getting used to the turbo lag. I thought having the 3.0T engine was crazy enough in that car, but Stage II and dropping the 0-100 by a whole second... It's a really tempting buy. "