2011 Audi A7 Premium Plus four-door hatchback sedan

The Audi A7 is all-new product from Volkswagen’s volume luxury brand, intended to compete with Mercedes-Benz’s CLS. This new four-door coupe takes a new level of type to the section that presents the pioneer a run for its income, and delivers in a way that BMW’s 5-Series GT simply can’t.

Even though the Mercedes & BMW counterparts deliver a V8 to the combat, Audi instead is relying on a supercharged 3.0L V6, which it curiously refers to as 3.0T. This drive-fed V6 is very good for 310 hp, 325lb-ft of torque & a 0-to-sixty sprint of 5.4 sec.

In the U.S. the Audi A7 has the latest era quattro all-wheel drive with enhanced torque vectoring and 8-speed Tiptronic automated transmission. The A7 specifications Audi drive decide on, which is basically personal computer tuning that normally requires into account the car’s transmission, power steering & motor output all at the moment to produce ideal shift points, steering enhance and throttle attributes in 4 feasible modes: convenience, automobile, dynamic and personal.

Whilst electrical power and handling are certainly crucial factors of the A7, it is the styling – inside of and out – that describes the vehicle. The exterior requires form of the presently quite vogue “4-door coupe” format, sacrificing back headroom for sex appeal. Because of the steep rearward slope, the trunk is much shorter and more compact than a traditional sedan of the exact same size, but Audi can make up for the car with a quite exclusive to the segment back crease that runs the breadth of the trunk.

Whilst the rear of the Audi A7 defines the automobile from a type standpoint, the front fascia and its unbelievably aggressive layout are not be over and done, which includes the Xenon plus headlights & LED daytime operating lights as standard – with optional entire LED headlights with adaptive lighting. Also not to be forgotten are the normal 18-inch wheels or readily available 19- or twenty-inch versions.

Within, the A7 is integrated with engineering and luxurious, ranging from the ‘wraparound’ layout that presents the driver and entrance passenger a feeling more akin to that of a cockpit or racecar. Supplies arrive in kinds that simply convey a appear and feel of luxury, from the colors, to the wooden veneers, to the provide and contrasting leather, to the refined metallic accents all through.

The A7 is readily available with two sorts of leather – Milano – which shade-coordinate with the four-spoke steering wheel & transmission selector lever. Good grain Ash wooden veneers are standard, whilst Darkish Brown Walnut & brushed aluminum trims are optional. The seat coverings are readily available in Dark Black, Titanium Gray, Velvet Beige and Nougat Brown, whilst the headlining is accessible in Black, Silver and Silk Beige.

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