Audi’s A7 didn’t begin the coupe-like sedan pattern, however with its muscular percentages, beautiful appearing and Kammback back it handled to make us practically forget the section’s progenitor, the Mercedes-Benz CLS. Now the handsome four-door is about to go through a complete redesign. Prototypes for the new A7 have actually been out and about for some months.
This Year, though, we have our first take a look at a prototype for the sporty S7. We understand this prototype is for the S7 since of its huge wheels and brakes. A close up on the front wheel reveals a brake disc that fills the entirety of the wheel real estate and a caliper that almost spans the size. There are likewise four exhaust tips at the rear, a signature style quality for Audi’s S cars.
2019 Audi S7 Design
The brand-new A7 will be built on Audi’s MLB Evo platform, an architecture that is said to save as much as 200 pounds from the architecture it replaces while supporting a wide variety of telematics, infotainment, and driving-assistance technologies. It likewise underpins the A5, A6, Q5, and Q7 in addition to the next-generation A8 (which will precede the A7 to market).
Inside, there are lots of additional components inspired by the Prologue idea, however Audi chief designer told us the interior will be “a lot more futuristic.” Forward-looking components will include swiping functions for the screen and several thin-film-transistor (TFT) displays that may use OLED technology. The available suite of help systems will include a function to summon the car from, say, a tight garage space, a parlor trick that is wildly popular among Tesla fans.
2019 Audi S7 Engine
It’s not clear exactly what engine is prowling below the hood but a winner based upon the exhaust note in the spy video is Volkswagen Group’s brand-new twin-turbocharged 2.9-liter V-6 that made its launching in the 2017 Porsche Panamera FOUR, where it delivers a healthy 440 horsepower. Anticipate a comparable output in the new S7.
V-8 fans can eagerly anticipate a brand-new RS 7. This one ought to feature a version of the VW Group’s twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V-8 that made its launching in the 2017 Panamera Turbo, perhaps with an electric compressor included to minimize lag. The technology made its launching in the 2017 SQ7 TDI sold overseas.
Though it’s yet to be verified, Audi might also be preparing an electrical A7, as recommended by a prototype devoid of any noticeable exhaust pointers. Audi CEO Rupert Stadler in July confirmed that by 2020 two more electrical Audis will join the car manufacturer’s Q6 e-tron debuting in 2018. One might certainly be an A7 e-tron.
2019 Audi S7 Release Date and Price
Look for the new A7 and S7 to land in showrooms in 2018. They should arrive as 2019 models. There’s no informing exactly what kind of cost point the S7 will have when it hits display rooms in 2019– so much can change in between now and then. The present model retails for $79,900 in entry-level Premium Plus cut while the range-topping Prestige model commands $83,475. The Prestige trim comes standard with things like 20-inch wheels, head-up display screen with navigation info, powered soft-closing doors, and ambient interior lighting, to name a few things. Pricing by 2019 might climb to as much as $80,500 for the entry model and $85,000 for the prestige.