You say there's a combination of letter and number yet unused in Audi's lineup? We say there's a speculation hole yet to be filled. Today, that means a possibility Audi will build the Q1 SUV. Obviously the Q7 is reality, the Q5 is on its way, and the Q3 has already been mentioned in the same breath as the coming Volkswagen Tiguan. According to Germany's Sueddeutsche, a yet smaller crossover in the works from the Burghers of Ingolstadt that recalls the Steppenwolf concept from 2000. Word is the Q1 will cost in the 20,000-euros range and compete with Europe's two-door Toyota RAV4 in the expanding market for small soft roaders on that continent. The two-door SUV: How a car company lets us know it's making too much damn money.

[via The German Car Blog]

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