Waiting for Audi Q7 to be released? Get ready, because you are in for some exciting news. Announced to be launched only in 2016, the Q7 has been spied wearing less camouflage than ever before.
Recently the car was photographed undergoing testing in Germany. And changes as evident. The model’s single frame grille, larger taillights, Matrix LED headlights, restyled mirrors and stylish dual exhaust system catch your eye instantly.
As for power, get ready for more good news. Most likely the Q7 will be available with a variety of six- and eight-cylinder petrol and diesel units.
Word is that there will also be a new plug-in hybrid variant that could use a 3.0-liter TDI V6 engine, an electric motor and a lithium-ion battery pack. The model is expected to consume less than 4.0L/100km (58.8 mpg US / 70.6 mpg UK).
Desing is also an important component of the 2016 Q7. The car will ride on the new MLB Evo platform. This translates into a possibile weight loss for the new crossover which is expected to be significantly lighter than it’s predecessor. How much lighter you migh ask. Well, reports are a claiming a weight saving of up to 800 lbs (363 kg).
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