Farmyard Frolics – Audi Q5/SQ5

Over the years, high-end European SUVs have been given the less than gracious nickname Remuera Tractors. Fitted with more bling than an American Rap artist, but with (if possible) less substance behind them, it’s easy to understand why. In truth, their general day-to-day use barely has them venture into a puddle or over a speed hump; sometimes (on the odd occasion, when the cafe parking is limited) it may venture onto a grass verge, but on the whole a very large percentage of the SUV’s reported off-road capabilities are never used – they remain redundant or, even worse, fictitious. Now,…