The 2019 Audi A7 arrives in display rooms this year with retuned styling, a heaping dosage of brand-new technology, and a trio of powertrains. It’s the second generation for the fastback (a hatchback, technically speaking), and it precedes the arrival of a new A6 sedan that shares its mechanicals by a couple of months.
Audi style chief Marc Lichte and his team penned the new shape, however derive the majority of it from the 2012 model. The percentages are comparable, with a long hood, an elegantly draped roofline, and a long hatch marked by more greatly stamped lines, more tracking hints, and a six-sided grille.
2019 Audi A7 Design
The latest A7 is built on the Volkswagen Group’s MLB II-Evo platform, which it shares with other brand-new models consisting of the Q7 and Q5 SUVs. By utilizing lighter and stiffer products, engineers have actually added a half-inch to its wheelbase, though general length is down partially and height hasn’t changed at all.
The chiseled new looks encompass the cabin, where digital displays dominate and difficult buttons have actually taken a rear seats. The brand-new A7 sheds Audi’s old infotainment roller-knob system for one that counts on voice commands and broad touchscreens– a 10.1-inch panel that shows maps and other functions, and a secondary 8.6-inch screen that shows climate functions, drive modes, and accepts handwritten input. On some models, a 12.3-inch reconfigurable screen swaps in where determines would otherwise fit. That driver-focused screen delivers a host of information, from navigation maps to infotainment functions.
2019 Audi A7 Engine
For power, Audi will count on a range of engines in the new 2019 A7. At launch, all U.S.-market cars will feature a single-turbo 3.0-liter V-6 with 340 horsepower. Equipped with a 48-volt mild-hybrid system, it should generate a plug-in hybrid model at some time. Future S7 models will likely sport a 2.9-liter twin-turbo V-6, while a V-8-powered RS 7 might make a return.
An independent suspension and all-wheel drive will be matched by new technology such as rear-wheel steering, which can call in up to 5 degrees of countersteer to the rear wheels at parking-lot speeds to assist the A7 corner better. The countersteer is called down and out as the A7 reaches greater speeds.
Audi’s latest self-driving technology will bow on the A7. The hatchback will follow Audi’s A8 sedan with Level 3 autonomous capability, which suggests its Traffic Jam Pilot will have the ability to control the car without chauffeur input at speeds of up to 37 mph. The system will be presented, however Audi hasn’t promised an on-sale date right now.
2019 Audi A7 Release Date
Rates and fuel economy have not been revealed either. The brand-new 2019 Audi A7 goes on sale in mid-2018 in the U.S. Stay tuned for first drive impressions. Rates details for the brand-new A7 is rather restricted at this point. The entry-level 55 TFSI will be the initial model to strike dealerships, and it will be available in at EUR67,800. Prices will go up from there, however you’ll need to wait unitl Febuary of 2018 to see exactly what other trims and prices to expect.