Audi is presenting a Q7 e-tron 2.0 TFSI quattro during Auto Shanghai. According to a dimensions process specified in China for PHEVs, a vast SUV can cover adult to 53 kilometers (32.9 mi) usually on a electricity stored in a lithium-ion battery – quietly, strenuously and with 0 internal emissions. Total operation is 1,020 kilometers (633.8 mi). The Audi Q7 e-tron 2.0 TFSI quattro will be accessible commencement in 2016.
Sporty appetite and smallest consumption
The Audi Q7 e-tron 2.0 TFSI quattro has sporty power. Its 2.0 TFSI and electric engine broach 270 kW (367 hp) and 700 Nm (516.3 lb-ft) of complement torque – adequate to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 5.9 seconds and for a tip speed of 220 km/h (136.7 mph).
The customary expenditure of 2.5 liters of fuel (94.1 US mpg) corresponds to CO2 emissions of reduction than 60 grams per kilometer (96.6 g/mi) and is a new best value in a segment.
The customary thermal government complement with integrated feverishness siphon has been specifically grown for a plug-in variety of a Q7 family*. Audi is a initial manufacturer worldwide to marketplace this technology, enabling a code to settle a new benchmark with honour to electric range, interior comfort and air-conditioning complement efficiency.
Space and comfort
The Audi Q7 2.0 TFSI e-tron quattro scores with luxury-class comfort facilities and a largest interior in a margin of competitors. The offset chassis, optionally accessible with adaptive atmosphere suspension, combines glorious float comfort and sporty handling. Audi sets additional standards with a arrangement and doing judgment of a customary Audi practical cockpit and a newly grown MMI system.
Operation of a customary MMI navigation and complement is intensely accessible regulating a MMI touchpad or simplified voice control. The infotainment complement in a Audi Q7 e-tron 2.0 TFSI quattro is firmly integrated into a hybrid government system. In hybrid mode, a complement uses a navigation information – including long-range information – to name a many fuel-efficient multiple of expostulate modes along a track to a destination.
The new Audi Q7 e-tron 2.0 TFSI quattro boasts sporty talents, that it puts on arrangement both in city and on a open road. The new electromechanical appetite steering is rarely fit as good as sensitive. The five-link circle suspension, also newly developed, on a front and back axles are some-more than 60 kilograms (132.3 lb) lighter than a axles on a required Q7 prototype model, and severely minister to a high pushing dynamics. The lowered core of sobriety also plays an essential purpose here.
The new Audi Q7 e-tron 2.0 TFSI quattro
270 kW (367 hp) complement outlay and 700 Nm (516.3 lb-ft) complement torque: The Audi Q7 e-tron 2.0 TFSI quattro has been specifically designed for Asian markets (China, Singapore and Japan) and sets new standards regulating plug-in hybrid record and quattro all-wheel drive. The vast SUV accelerates like a sports automobile from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 5.9 seconds, though consumes no some-more than 2.5 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers (94.1 US mpg) according a dimensions process specified in China for plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs) – a best value in a class.
The Audi Q7 e-tron 2.0 TFSI quattro is a world’s initial plug-in hybrid automobile mixing a TFSI engine with quattro all-wheel drive. With a complement outlay of 270 kW (367 hp) and 700 Nm (516.3 lb-ft) of complement torque, it accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in usually 5.9 seconds, and continues adult to a tip speed of 220 km/h (136.7 mph). According to a dimensions process specified in China for PHEVs, a vast SUV consumes usually 2.5 liters of fuel (94.1 US mpg), analogous to reduction than 60 grams CO2 per kilometer (96.6 g/mi). This value too sets new standards.
Like all Audi hybrid models, a Q7 e-tron 2.0 TFSI quattro has also been designed as a together hybrid. Its 2.0. TFSI, a rarely efficient, latest-generation four-cylinder engine, delivers 185 kW (252 hp) of appetite and 370 Nm (272.9 lb-ft) of torque. Active engine orientation use targeted counterpulses to discharge unattractive vibrations.
The disk-shaped electric engine provides 94 kW and 350 Nm (258.1 lb-ft) of torque. Together with a decoupler, it is integrated into a eight-speed tiptronic. The involuntary delivery is superb for a high potency and low weight. The quattro permanent all-wheel expostulate complement distributes a appetite to all 4 wheels. During quick cornering, a core differential works closely with a torque vectoring system, an intelligent program feature.
Another prominence of a Q7 e-tron 2.0 TFSI quattro is a customary Audi virtual cockpit. The all-digital instrument cluster with 12.3-inch arrangement presents all pivotal information in impressively high-quality graphics. The motorist can collect opposite levels of information, including specific e-tron displays such as a powermeter. In addition, a instrument cluster offers displays for a appetite upsurge in electric mode, a operation (with numbers and graphs) and a assign spin of a battery.
Up to 53 kilometers (32.9 mi) electric range: best value in a segment
The lithium-ion battery consists of 168 high-performance battery cells and is fluid-cooled. With a ability of 17.3 kWh, it allows a operation of 53 kilometers (32.9 mi) in electric mode according to a dimensions process specified in China for PHEVs – another record in a segment. The sum operation is 1,020 kilometers (633.8 mi).
Another potency member is a customary thermal government complement with integrated feverishness pump, specifically grown for a plug-in variety of a Q7 family. This creates it probable for a rubbish feverishness from a electrical expostulate components to be done accessible to a interior. Audi is a initial manufacturer worldwide to move this record to a prolongation plug-in hybrid, enabling a code tip set new customary with honour to interior comfort, air-conditioning complement potency and operation in quite electric EV mode. Benefits for a patron consolidate a fast-heating cabin and a ability to expostulate some-more frequently and longer on electric appetite alone, even in low outward temperatures.
The new Q7 e-tron quattro is versed with a new two-phase charging record that permits charging with adult to 7.2 kW of power. Depending on a infrastructure and with a together high-powered industrial opening and charging cable, a patron can entirely assign a battery in around 2.5 hours.
Maximum efficiency: hybrid management
The hybrid government complement controls a doing states of a Audi Q7 e‑tron 2.0 TFSI quattro intelligently, flexibly and with high efficiency. The motorist can name between 4 modes. EV mode prioritizes electric driving, while in hybrid mode a hybrid government complement chooses a form of expostulate for a many partial freely. In battery hold mode, a complement preserve a accessible electrical energy, and charges a battery in battery charge mode.
The vast SUV generally starts in electric mode. To activate a TFSI, a motorist has to press down on a active accelerator pedal (another creation from Audi) over a certain indicate of resistance. The indicate during that a insurgency occurs is formed on a mandate of a hybrid government system. A vigour indicate contingency also be overcome for boosting, in that box both a engine and electric engine work together.
When hybrid mode is active and a eight-speed tiptronic with integrated electric engine is in D, a Audi Q7 e-tron 2.0 TFSI quattro changes to coasting mode when a motorist takes his feet off a accelerator. The TFSI and a electric engine are afterwards deactivated and restarted with no obvious quivering once a accelerator is pulpy again.
When pushing in battery assign mode and with a delivery set to S, a complement recovers appetite as shortly as a motorist rises off of a accelerator. The motorist can gradually change a grade of recuperation regulating a change paddles on a steering wheel. Most braking is also achieved around a electric motor. The hydraulic circle brakes are used for assuage or crook deceleration.
The customary MMI navigation and is closely integrated into a hybrid government complement on a Audi Q7 e-tron 2.0 TFSI quattro. In hybrid mode, a complement uses a navigation information – including long-range information – to name a many fuel-efficient multiple of expostulate modes along a track to a destination.
New technologies: tip comfort and sporty handling
The new Audi Q7 e-tron 2.0 TFSI quattro is a automobile with sporty talents both in city and on a open road. The new electromechanical appetite steering is rarely fit as good as sensitive. The five-link circle suspension, also newly developed, on a front and back axles are 60 kilograms (132.3 lb) lighter compared with a prototype model, and severely minister to a high pushing dynamics. The lowered core of sobriety also plays an essential purpose here.
Even a simple chronicle of a vast SUV rolls along kindly and smoothly, while comfort is serve extended by a discretionary adaptive atmosphere cessation with tranquil damping. The motorist can umpire a mode of operation around a customary Audi expostulate name energetic doing system. It offers adult to 7 modes and integrates serve technical components such as a steering, accelerator and involuntary transmission.
The new Audi Q7 e-tron 2.0 TFSI quattro also sets standards in assistance systems. New, for example, are collision deterrence assist, spin assist, cross-traffic support and trailer assist.
As an all-rounder for leisure, family, sports and business, a Audi Q7 e-tron 2.0 TFSI quattro also facilely masters light terrain. A lean angle display, mountain skirmish control, an off-road mode for a Electronic Stabilization Control (ESC) and off-road navigation are standard.
Power and understatement: a design
The pattern of a new 5.05 meter-long (16.6 ft) Audi Q7* strikes a change between a powerful, honed character and superb understatement. Details such as a deeply sculpted singleframe grille, a distinguished importance of a wheels and a flared edges over a wheels – a “quattro blisters” – consolidate a brand’s DNA. All lines and surfaces are designed precisely and incisively, and intensify a breadth and solidness of a car. The tailgate wraps around a steeply raked D-pillars – customary of all Q models from Audi.
The Q7 e-tron 2.0 TFSI quattro facilities special designs for a singleframe grille, a atmosphere inlets, a 19-inch and discretionary 20-inch wheels and a back diffuser. The headlights are three-dimensional, with their light signature appearing as a double arrow. LED light guides in a atmosphere inlets beget a new, evil e-tron signature of staggered lines that underscore a horizontals.
The physique plays a wilful purpose in a comparatively low weight of a Audi Q7 e‑tron 2.0 TFSI quattro. It draws on a same intensity harbored by lightweight construction as a required Q7. The fellow of drag is usually 0.34.
Elegant pattern and tip quality: a interior
The Audi Q7 e-tron 2.0 TFSI quattro offers a largest interior in a segment. The 3 back seats have tractable backrests and can be changed fore/aft as desired. The lithium-ion battery is mounted in such a approach as to take adult as small space as possible.
Design elements like a wrap-around – a prolonged arc around a motorist and front newcomer – a trim strips and a row of atmosphere vents stress a munificence of a interior. The two-part trim areas concede many particular combinations; a operation of upholstery is of luxury-class standard. New to a Q family are reward Audi pattern preference materials color-coordinated to a excellent detail.
State of a art: controls and displays
Audi also uses a latest record from consumer wiring in a area of infotainment. Its categorical component is a second-generation modular infotainment platform, that utilizes a huge computing appetite of a Tegra 30 graphics chip from NVIDIA. Operation is by voice, with a multifunction steering circle or with a totally newly grown MMI terminal, a MMI touchpad. Audi equips all Q7 e‑tron models with a MMI all-in-touch, a touchpad with haptic feedback. The supplemental infotainment modules are innovative: a Audi tablet, that serves as Rear Seat Entertainment, a 3D sound systems from Bose and Bang Olufsen, and a new Audi phone box that inductively charges dungeon phones and significantly improves accepting peculiarity by joining to a extraneous antenna.
Audi has also combined specific apparatus to infotainment for displays in electric mode. For example, expenditure statistics are accessible along with a striking arrangement of a electric operation in a navigation map. Owners of a Audi Q7 e-tron 2.0 TFSI quattro can use a timer to start a charging and precooling/preheating processes, so bettering these to a preferred depart time to preserve resources and revoke costs.
The equipment: typically tip of a line
The Audi Q7 e-tron 2.0 TFSI quattro comes with a customary apparatus of a tip model. Its special facilities consolidate a Audi practical cockpit, MMI navigation and with online updates of a navigation map, MMI all-in-touch and 19-inch wheels. The involuntary atmosphere conditioning is also a tailored solution. It operates in unanimity with a feverishness siphon that utilizes a rubbish feverishness of a electrical expostulate components for thermal management. As an critical potency element, it is another good creation in a Audi Q7 e-tron, heating adult a interior faster during low temperatures than a required solution, for example, to extend a electric operation by adult to 20 percent.
Options for a SUV consolidate a head-up display, coloured remoteness glazing and a breathtaking potion sunroof. If desired, a motorist and front newcomer can lay on climate-controlled, customized contour seats with massage function.
Fuel expenditure of a models named above:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 8.3 – 5.7** (28.3 – 41.3 US mpg); Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 193 – 149** (310.6 – 239.8 g/mi)
**The fuel expenditure and a CO2 emissions of a car change due to a choice of wheels and tires. They not usually count on a fit function of a fuel by a vehicle, though are also shabby by pushing function and other non-technical factors.