words: Bill, photos: Caractere
Caractere is a Belgium company that been around for years. They specialize in accessories for Audi and Volkswagen such as wheels, sports exhausts, power add-ons, and body kits like this one for the Q5.
Think your Q5 is a little plain looking and want to make a splash at your local Cars & Coffee? Well the wide body “RQ5″ kit will make an impression. The kit includes:
* A full Front Bumper with RQ5 badge
* A Frontgrill with RQ5 badge
* A Rear Spoiler with integrated tips (1L & 1R)
* A Roof spoiler
* A set of Wheel Arch Extensions
* A set of CW1 wheels available in 9″ x 20″ – 9.5″ x 21″ – 10″ x 22” (only with Wide Body Kit)
All the parts are compatible with standard and S-Line versions. Aggressive? Sure. Will it make your Q5 unforgettable? You better believe it. People who would normally walk past a Q5 at a show will definitely give the RQ5 a double take. Can’t wait to see one in the wild.