The new 2016 Audi Q7 was official presented few days ago at the Geneva Motor Show. In spite of all changes it keeps its recognizable feel.
2016 Audi Q7 Redesign
2016 Audi Q7 comes this year with significant changes. It has new platform and attractive body design as well as specs and performance. It was one of the best models in the luxury SUV market. Company changed strategy a bit and next generation will be smaller and lighter. Most important thing it will be more economical.
Basic features of the redesigned model will be a new platform and new power trains. Producer gave its best to make more Eco-friendly SUV. One of the novelties is the center-stack screen. Thanks to a new construction process that will include intense use of aluminum, car will be about 650. The new platform will provide some other benefits. With redesigned exterior, the new model will look more attractive than before. The appearance of this luxury SUV will be improved by its standard 19-inch wheels. The cabin will get, the latest technology, gadgets and systems. It’s expected that it comes with significantly improved safety systems. The interior redesign is almost certainly evolutionary. The car got MLB platform which is fairly brand-new and that is the huge factor to get the changes.
2016 Audi Q7 Engine
Under the hood, 2016 Audi Q7 will offer some interesting engines. Diesel option is 3L V6 TDI engine with 265 hp and 440 lb-ft of torque. Brand also thinks to offer a V8 TDI with approximately 450 hp and for the first time there will be a hybrid version. It will run a hybrid system that will form a combination of gasoline and electric engines. If the company launches the hybrid alternative, it means that this is the first in its history. Gasoline-electric drive train will be provided for American market however for others, it might be with effective engine diesel electric.
2016 Audi Q7 Release Date and Price
So far is estimated that 2016 Audi Q7 will go on sales in mid-2016. There is speculation that its price would be around $50,000 for base model. The price is not expected to lower enthusiasm of the buyers. Main competition of this model are 2016 BMW X6m, Honda Crosstour and Acura MDX.