Contrary to what is usually the usual trend in the new model of a car, this new Q7 is 37 mm shorter and 15 mm narrower than its predecessor, while the height remains unchanged. As we have seen with the first images, this Q7 has much more straight and marked lines, highlighting their angular shapes. The tailgate wraps around the huge D-pillars, steeply sloping, a feature typical of Audi Q models.
With a 5.05 meter long, 1.97 meters wide and 1.74 meters high, and with a wheelbase of 2.99 meters, the new Audi Q7 is somewhat more compact than its predecessor but is more habitable And up to 26 percent more efficient.
The new Audi Q7 is ranked as the number 1 in terms of size / weight ratio. We are faced with an SUV of more than 5 meters, almost 2 meters wide and 1.74 meters high, which in case of mounting the engine 3.0 TDI, throws an amazing data on the scale: its weight is 1,995 kg, which is 325 kg less than the first generation model. In case of equipping the engine 3.0 TFSI the figure improves, and the new Q7 for the scale in 1.970 kg
We know almost all the details but, what about the price and the range for Spain?
Now we know that the model is for sale in Spain. Initially it is offered with two mechanical versions, the 3.0 TFSI of 333 hp and the 3.0 TDI of 272 hp, both with quattro traction and tiptronic change of 8 speeds. In both cases customers will be able to choose two finishing lines in addition to the basic version, the more comfort-oriented design line, and the more sporty sport line.
The price starts from 65.960 euros for version 3.0 TDI, and 65.960 euros for the TFSI of gasoline.
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Starting prices according to motorization and finishing
– The price of the Audi Q7 3.0 TFSI quattro tiptronic is 67,210 euros in its basic version, and 73,560 euros in design or sport finish lines.
– The Audi Q7 3.0 TDI quattro tiptronic part of a price of 65,960 euros, while the price of the design and sport versions with this engine is 72,060 euros.
The rest of motorizations…
Later in 2016, a second variant of the V6 3.0 TDI engine with 218 hp will be added, as well as the revolutionary Audi Q7 e-tron, Audi’s first plug-in hybrid with diesel engine and quattro traction.
Standard equipment Audi Q7
All Audi Q7s include standard xenon headlights, electric tailgate, dynamic drive select system, bluetooth, pre-city city automatic braking system, 18-inch wheels, electric power steering, descent descent control system, Bizona climate control, light and rain sensor and Audi rear parking system, among many other elements.
As optional highlights you can opt for the directional rear axle, the Audi virtual cockpit instrumentation system, the adaptive pneumatic suspension, the Audi phone box system with wireless recharge or packages of Tour and City driving assistants.
Interior new audi Q7
The Tour package consists of adaptive cruise control with jam assistant, Audi active lane assist systems and Audi pre sense front, traffic signal recognition and efficiency predictive assistant.
The City package includes Audi parking system plus, rear camera, assistants Audi side assist and Audi pre sense rear and the new systems to help cross traffic and the presence of other vehicles when opening a door, called Audi cross traffic and Audi exit warning respectively.
The design line , with a more comfort-oriented approach, adds among other things electrically adjustable front seats, mixed leather and synthetic leather upholstery, manual curtains, automatic anti-dazzle mirror, LED headlights with headlights, electrically folding exterior mirrors With anti-glare function, 19-inch alloy wheels with five-spoke V-shape, interior lighting package and City package.
The sport line , sportier character includes LED headlamps assistant beam, dimming interior mirror, interior lighting package and S line sports package, which among other things includes sports seats with electric adjustment, upholstery Alcantara sports steering wheel With cams, brushed matt aluminum decorative inserts and 20-inch wheels with a five-spoke design.
The new Audi Q7 will hit the European market with two V6 engines, one diesel TDI and petrol TFSI. The 3.0 TDI produces a maximum power of 272 hp and 600 Nm of torque. It accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 6.3 seconds and its maximum speed is 234 km / h. The average consumption is only 5.7 liters per 100 km. At a time, another variant of the engine 3.0 TDI of 218 hp and 500 Nm of torque will be available.
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For its part, the 3.0 TFSI has a maximum power of 333 hp and a torque of 400 Nm. In 6.1 seconds it is able to accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h and reaches a top speed of 250 km / h. Its average consumption is 7.7 liters per 100 km.
For the change has opted for an automatic Transmission TripTronic of 8 speeds along with the total traction Quattro. The transmission of the torque converter changes gears without problems and is very efficient. It features a new vaporization system that allows the engine to run at extremely slow speeds below 1,000 rpm.
Under normal conditions, the center differential distributes the power between the front and rear axles in a ratio of 40:60. If the wheels on one axle lose grip, they can quickly transfer up to 70 percent of power to the front and up to 85 percent to the rear.