Audi India will add another luxury sports car in their portfolio. This time make way for the Audi A7 which will make its debut on May 11. The first time you rest your eyes on this, you are bound to think it’s the A6 but on closer inspection you will see that theA7 is infact lower, longer and lighter as A7 is made with steel plus aluminium.
A7 is targeted majorly at the younger Audi enthusiast who would prefer a sports-back to a bland luxury sedan. It does not really have a real rival as it sits on an altogether new platform, the only car you can try comparing it should be the Mercedes Benz CLS.
Packed with a host of high end technological gadgets and BOSE music system this car will be available in two engine options of petrol and diesel. The petrol engine will be a the 3-lit V6 TFSI making peak power rated at 300bhp and a peak torque of 440Nm while the diesel mill which will be the 3-lit V6 TDI with power figure of 245bhp and 500Nm of torque. Both the versions are electronically limited to 250km\hr top speed. Pricing can be anywhere between 62 – 70 lakhs.
Features of the A7
|Audi xenon plus headlights with LED daytime running lightsThe signature Audi xenon plus headlights with LED daytime running lights and high-intensity headlights not only add a distinct look to the vehicle, they also improve visibility while using half of the energy of conventional bulbs.|
|Heated, twelve-way, power front seats with driver memoryThe six-level heated, twelve-way, power front seats, including four-way lumbar support, allow the driver and passenger to electronically adjust the seats’ forward/backward position, height, and angle of seat cushion and seatback. Driver memory stores two settings.|
|Keyless goWith the touch of a button the driver can start/stop the engine without removing the key from a pocket or purse.|
|18″ seven-spoke wheels with 255/45 all-season tiresThe luxurious appearance of these 18″ wheels with all-season tires offers a refined complement to the style of the A7.|
|Audi drive selectExclusive to Audi, this system provides advanced control of the vehicle’s steering, transmission shift characteristics and engine response. The system offers drivers the ability to configure vehicle drive characteristics exactly to their liking with the choice of Comfort, Auto, Dynamic or Individual settings.|
|LED taillightsLED lights are superior to conventional bulbs, thanks to faster activation speeds and bright light emissions. In addition, they can last an entire vehicle lifetime and consume up to 50 percent less energy while adding a signature look to your Audi.|
|Audi music interface with iPod® integrationThis connective technology offers intelligent integration with the iPod® and iPhone®. Any iPod Generation 4 and higher may be connected through the glove box, providing full iPod controls on the MMI® screen. This feature allows connection of a USB flash drive or a conventional auxiliary audio input as well.|
|HomeLink® universal remoteHomeLink® is integrated into the overhead controls and uses a simple three-button system to control garage doors, gates and even lights in your home.|
|Audi parking system plus with rearview camera|
The rearview camera offers a real-time view of the parking area while front and rear parking sensors use ultrasound waves to sense your position and warn when approaching nearby objects.
|MMI® Navigation Plus with MMI TouchMMI® Navigation plus features an 8″ high-resolution full-color LCD screen that emerges from the dash upon vehicle ignition. Groundbreaking MMI® touch includes a revolutionary touchpad that interprets handwritten inputs, while dedicated radio preset buttons can be programmed for commonly used stations. The latest generation of MMI control logic is powered by a 40-GB hard drive and an NVIDIA® processor to enhance graphics. This generation MMI offers a color driver information system, real-time traffic, and 3D topography graphics that include the buildings in many cities and the crystal clear digital AM and FM sound of HD Radio™ Technology with over 1,000 new stations. Also included is voice control for navigation and telephone functions.|
Power tilt and telescoping steering column
The power-adjustable steering column is an added touch of luxury and convenience, helping to ensure your driving position is optimized and comfortable.
S line® exterior
The unique S line® bumpers and S line badging, accentuate the already powerful and bold exterior of the A7.
Four-zone automatic climate control
Occupants in the driver and front passenger seats, as well as the occupants of the outer rear seating areas can select and control their desired level of heating or cooling via the center console. A light sensor on the dashboard adjusts the system based on the sun’s intensity.
Twelve-way, driver and front passenger climate seats with ventilation
Should you require cooling, you can select a ventilation mode to circulate air through perforations in the seats for increased comfort and airflow.
BOSE® Sound System
The 600 watt sound system is individually tailored to the vehicle interior. The BOSE® Premium Sound System offers 14 high performance speakers including BOSE Acoustic Wave speaker technology that’s further enhanced by the AudioPilot® noise compensation feature, which adjusts volume in response to unwanted road noise, enhancing the listening experience.
The interior lighting package features ambient illumination on the doorsill, center console and door bags for a driving environment that exudes distinction and style.