Sleek and stylish – the new Audi A7 Sportback

Posted on 22. May, 2014 by in Audi Canada

Back when a A7 Sportback initial debuted in 2010, Audi was already environment new standards in automotive design, embracing an jaunty cultured and magnificence in grand style. Its prolonged engine hood, sporty, issuing C‑pillars and a neatly dropping back finish emanate a energetic altogether impression. The revised chronicle of a five-door model, measuring 4.97 meters (16.3 ft) in length, now has additional striking, sporty features.

The many distinguished changes are to a Singleframe grille, bumpers, tailpipes and headlights. LED technology is now standard; on request, Audi can supply Matrix LED headlights, that light a highway optimally but causing glisten for other highway users. Combined with a Matrix LED headlights, energetic spin signals are also commissioned during a front; they come customary during a rear.

The physique of a new Audi A7 Sportback consists essentially of aluminum and high‑tech steel grades. It is unusually lightweight and designed for limit comfort in terms of noise. The load space underneath a long, electrically driven case lid has a bottom ability of 535 liters (18.9 cu ft). When a back chair backs are folded down it grows to 1,390 liters (49.1 cu ft).

The sporty character of a extraneous is echoed in a car’s interior. The widespread component is a plane line surrounding a motorist and passenger. The dashboard gives an sense of levity and elegance. The new interior materials, including a aluminum/Beaufort walnut inlay and Valcona leather, are considerable for their finish. The tone palette has been redesigned, charity 5 tone options even for a seats.

The new Audi A7 Sportback is assured and loose to drive. The front seats can be optionally versed with movement and massage functions, and there are four seat versions to name from. The MMI radio doing complement comes standard; it can be supplemented as an choice with a head‑up display that projects all critical information onto a windshield.

Power and efficiency: dual TFSI and 3 TDI engines
To start out, Audi is charity a new A7 Sportback with a choice of 5 absolute and rarely fit engines: dual gasoline and 3 diesel units. Their energy rating ranges from 160 kW (218 hp) to 245 kW (333 hp), and all of them approve with a Euro 6 glimmer standard. Many aspects of a 3.0 TDI clean diesel with 200 kW (272 hp) have been newly developed. In a “ultra” chronicle with 160 kW (218 hp) and front-wheel drive, a three-liter V6 uses an normal of only 4.7 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers (50.0 US mpg), analogous to CO2 emissions of 122 grams per kilometer (196.3 g/mi). The top‑of‑the‑range engine, a 4.0 TFSI, is accessible in a Audi S7 Sportback. It delivers 331 kW (450 hp) of energy and uses innovative COD (cylinder on demand) technology.

The 3.0 TDI biturbo clean diesel, that delivers 235 kW (320 hp), works with an eight‑speed tiptronic transmission; all other engine configurations have a seven‑speed S tronic transmission. In a versions with front‑wheel drive, a dual‑clutch delivery has been entirely redeveloped, replacing a multitronic. In engine configurations starting during 200 kW (272 hp), quattro permanent all-wheel expostulate can be supplemented with a foe differential, that actively distributes energy between a back wheels.

The chassis, too, combines sporty pointing with high comfort. The new Audi A7 Sportback facilities wheels with diameters trimming from 17 to 21 inches. Some engine configurations are versed with new lightweight brakes. The energy steering complement facilities an electromechanical expostulate for high efficiency.

The Audi expostulate name energetic doing complement is standard. Options embody energetic steering, two sport cessation versions and adaptive atmosphere suspension; on a S7 Sportback, a atmosphere cessation has a firmer setup.

The new Audi A7 Sportback leads a foe in terms of infotainment. The tip system, MMI Navigation plus with MMI touch, utilizes a latest era of a modular infotainment system; a prominence is a absolute graphics processor from Audi’s partner Nvidia. Touchpad control lets a motorist corkscrew and wizz in lists and maps.

The ideal addition to MMI Navigation plus is Audi connect, that links a five‑door coupe with a Internet around a LTE high‑speed information delivery standard. The Audi phone box connects a driver’s cell phone to a car antenna for softened reception. The tip of a hi-fi line is a Bang Olufsen Advanced Sound System.

The assistance systems – including adaptive cruise control with stop  go function, a serve softened night prophesy partner and a Audi pre sense safety system – are also state of a art. Audi side assist and Audi active lane assist work closely together to make line changes even safer.

The new Audi A7 Sportback will start nearing during dealerships in late summer 2014. Its bottom cost in Germany will be €51,300. The Audi S7 Sportback is accessible starting during €82,300.

Fuel expenditure of a models named above:

Audi A7 Sportback:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 7.6 – 4.7 (30.9 – 50.0 US mpg)
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 176 – 122 (283.2 – 196.3 g/mi)

Audi S7 Sportback:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 9.3 (25.3 US mpg)
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 215 (346.0 g/mi)

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