​Audi Q7 – Stylish and Sleek Drive You Deserve

25.09.2016 г.


Taking on a complete overhaul, the Audi Q7 has been morphed to an excellent 21st century SUV which confidently delivers more of what the modern buyers demand for. Sleeker and more stylish than ever before, the new aluminum intensive architecture of the Q7 decreases its weight by almost 500 pounds that enhance fuel efficiency while the latest suspension improves handling and ride. Complementing the more modern feel and look, the biggest sport utility vehicle from Audi boasts of an improved interior space for cargo and passengers and a plethora of new safety features.

What Meets the Eye

Even though the wheelbase and exterior dimensions on Generation II Q7 have reduced marginally, the all new iteration places even more sophisticated visual spin on SUV formula while it imparts a much sleeker character, bringing an amazingly low 0.32 coefficient of drag. The newest Q7’s curbside appeal is better enhanced by the latest 3D look Singleframe grille, the edgier fascia treatments as well as the bolder rear and front lighting graphics that are set off by the 19-inch aluminum allow wheels on Premium Plus/Premium and 20-inches on Q7 Prestige with the optional Audi Sport 21-inch rims being offered.

A Look Inside

Continuing the tradition of Audi, the latest well appointed cabin of Q7 exudes of a more elegant feel and look highlighted by traditional leather upholstery and recast dash with A8-style double inlay design. Its more user-friendly character is rounded up with the newest 3-spoke multifunction steering wheel, logically arrayed controls and the highly eligible instrumentation. Also important is the new platform of Audi Q7 that expands the cargo space and interior volume that adds more appeal to the new 35/30/35 split tumble flat folding second row bench and the bigger and power activated 50/50 third row seat while it boosts stow capacity at the back of the 3rd row from 10.9 to 14.8 cubic feet.

Driving Impressions

Currently among the best handling as well as the most fun to drive three-row SUVs that you can find in the market today, the newly redesigned Audi Q7 has elevated its driving game to a completely new level. Aside from jettisoning almost a quarter ton of mass, the aluminum intensive platform of Q7 has also reduced its center of gravity by a remarkable 1.7 inches. With its newest 5-link rear/front suspension setups, the amazingly weighted electromechanical speed sensitive power steering and the legendary Quattro AWD of Audi, the Q7 exudes an agility that leads class and an impressive body control which complement the fast acceleration that is being provided by the supercharged V6 engine. On top of the standard Audi Drive Select which can fine tune the steering, dampers, transmission and throttle response on all the Q7 models, the Adaptive Chassis Package that is available on Prestige variant has net full air suspension and the 4-wheel steering that further improve the dynamic qualities of Q7 while it slices three feet off its turning circle.

For the next sleek and stylish drive that you will want to have in your garage, Audi Q7 is exactly what you need.

Audi Q7 3.0 TFSI specs

Max power - 333 HP @ 5500-6500 RPM
Max torque - 325 lb-ft @ 2900-5300 RPM
Top speed - 130 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph - 5.7 s
Fuel economy - City : 19 mpg US
Fuel economy - Highway : 25 mpg US
Fuel economy - Combined : 21 mpg US
Fuel tank capacity - 22.5 US gallons

Audi Q7 3.0 TDI quattro specs

Max power - 272 PS or 200 kW @ 3250-4250 RPM
Max torque - 600 Nm @ 1500-3000 RPM
Top speed - 145 mph or 234 km/h
Acceleration 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h ) - 6.3 s
Fuel economy - Urban : 45.6 mpg UK or 6.2 l/100 km
Fuel economy - Extra Urban : 52.3 mpg UK or 5.4 l/100 km
Fuel economy - Combined : 49.6 mpg UK or 5.7 l/100 km
Fuel tank capacity - 18.7 UK gallons or 85 L

Audi Q7 3.0 TDI ultra quattro specs

Max power - 218 PS or 160 kW @ 3250-4750 RPM
Max torque - 500 Nm @ 1250-3000 RPM
Top speed - 134 mph or 216 km/h
Acceleration 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h ) - 7.1 s
Fuel economy - Urban : 46.3 mpg UK or 6.1 l/100 km
Fuel economy - Extra Urban : 55.4 mpg UK or 5.1 l/100 km
Fuel economy - Combined : 51.4 mpg UK or 5.5 l/100 km

Audi Q7 e-tron

Max power - 374 PS or 275 kW @ 3250-4500 RPM
Max torque - 700 Nm @ 1250-3000 RPM
Top speed:
Hybrid mode - 143 mph or 230 km/h
Electric mode - 84 mph or 135 km/h
Acceleration 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h ) - 6.2 s (Hybrid mode)
Acceleration 0-37.3 mph (0-60 km/h ) - 6.5 s (Electric mode)
Combined fuel consumption - 149.7 mpg UK or 1.9 l/100 km
Combined electrical energy consumption - 19.0 kWh/100 km
Electric range - 34.8 mile or 54 km

Audi SQ7 4.0 TDI quattro specs

Max power - 435 PS or 320 kW @ 3750-5000 RPM
Max torque - 900 Nm @ 1000-3250 RPM
Top speed - 155 mph or 250 km/h
Acceleration 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h ) - 4.8 s
Fuel economy - Urban : 33.6 mpg UK or 8.4 l/100 km
Fuel economy - Extra Urban : 43.5 mpg UK or 6.5 l/100 km
Fuel economy - Combined : 39.2 mpg UK or 7.2 l/100 km


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