Audi has amazed its fans again with glossy add-ons it has endowed on the 2017 Audi A7. It would now be more attractive than ever because of its beautiful design, all-around performance, and upscale interior. The 2017 model would definitely be an enviable luxury sedan for anyone buying in the mid-size luxury sector. Its powerful selling points will be luxurious and calm interior with strong acceleration, excellent technology, a helpful “hatchback” trunk, and inspiring fuel-economy ratings.
These characteristics would make the new Audi A7 a powerful rival to its class contestants, such as the 2017 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class, 2017 BMW 6 Series, and 2017 Porsche Panamera. Even though no automobile is a no-brainer in this famous league, the enhanced styled 2017 model Audi A7 might establish tricky to resist its alluring technologies and amenities. Just similar to its 2017 model Audi A6 sibling, the 2017 A7 will be released with two trims only that include Prestige and 3.0T Premium Plus.
2017 Audi A7 Changes, Exterior
The new Audi sedan is expected to have several external tweaks on its both front and rear fascias. The front fascia comes equipped with a bolder trapezoidal grille and redesigned LED headlights. At the back, it now comes equipped with a novel set of LED taillights and sleek trapezoidal exhaust outlets.
When comparing to the basic Prestige model, the Premium Plus model comes with standard external features, such as:
Automatic LED headlights.
Adaptive rear spoiler.
LED daylight running lights.
Automatic-dimming power folding heated mirrors.
The next generation Audi A7 will be offered with three different useful packages, such as Cold Weather package, S Line Sports package, Driver Assistance package and Black Optic package. Among these packages, the S Line Sports package includes special 19-inch wheels, a firmer suspension system, and a sport-themed exterior styling flourishes, whereas the Black Optic package includes a set of 20-inch alloy wheels.
The next A7 will be available in seven attractive body colors that include:
Cuvee Silver Metallic.
Dakota Gray Metallic.
Havanna Black Metallic.
Glacier White Metallic.
Moonlight Blue Metallic
The new Audi sedan comes with the body length of 196.2 inches and with the width of 75.2 inches, with the wheelbase length of 113.7 inches.
2017 Audi A7 Interior
The cabin comes equipped with the dizzying quantities of new technologies that range from the upgraded Smartphone app integration and the added USB ports to the exalted multimedia interface that currently offers quicker response and faster processing power than the departing system. The automaker has designed the cabin to offer the best efficiency without compromising the levels of its comfort. All-fine leather upholstered seats will be offered as standard and the high-tech dual-zone temperature control will maintain the cabin temperatures ideal. The seats are outstandingly designed to offer a plethora of legroom to all the occupants. The dashboard will have a big touch-screen incorporated with the most up-to-date app and electronics in the industry.
Another distinguished upside of the cabin is its affluent and well-trimmed design that is crammed with some of the most modern entertainment and control features. The only shortcoming that seems to trouble its standing seems to be its space for the headroom, which is somewhat limited in relation to what the rivalry offers.
The basic Prestige trim comes equipped with standard features that include:
LED ambient lighting.
Ventilated front seats.
Four-speaker Bose audio system.
On the other hand, the Premium Plus trim comes equipped with features, such as:
Adjustable settings for acceleration, transmission, and steering.
Front and rear parking sensors.
Audi Drive Select.
Blind-spot monitoring system.
Keyless ignition and entry.
Audi Pre Sense Basic.
Besides these features, some of the new 2017 Audi A7 standards features available with both the trims include:
Satellite and USB connectivity.
Improved navigation system.
Driver memory settings.
Power adjustable steering wheel.
Eight-inch touch-screen display.
Eight-way heated power seats.
Google search functions.
Ten-speaker sound system.
Bluetooth audio and phone connectivity.
The new vehicle will also come equipped with other safety features, such as:
Blind spot monitoring.
Moreover, the cabin comes with the passenger volume of 94 cubic feet and the cargo volume of 25 cubic feet.
New Audi A7 2017 TDI Engine
For the model year 2017, the new model comes equipped with two engine options. Accordingly, buyers can opt for their preferred engine according to their power requirements and tastes. It comes equipped with a V6 supercharged petrol power plant and with a TDI power plant. The V6 gasoline engine will be capable of producing the utmost power of 333 ponies and the utmost torque of 326 pounds per foot. This engine offers the new A7 better acceleration that makes it attain the velocity of 60 mph from the static mode in less than 5.4 seconds and assists it to attain the maximum velocity of 155 mph. this engine will be paired with an eight-velocity automatic transmission system to send power to the wheels. New A7 offers the mileage of 20 mpg when it is driven within the city limits, 30 mpg when it sprints on highways. In this case, the combined mileage will be 24 mpg.
On the other hand, 3.0-liter TDI powertrain will be capable of producing the utmost power of 240 ponies and the torque of 428 pounds per foot. This 2017 Audi A7 engine offers the new A7 better acceleration that makes it attain the velocity of 60 mph from the static node in less than 5.8 seconds and assists it to attain the maximum velocity of 130 mph. Through this engine, it offers the mileage of 25 mpg when it is driven within the city limits, 38 mpg when it sprints on highways. In this case, the combined mileage will be 30 mpg.
In addition, each model is offered with the Drive Select feature of Audi that modifies the steering effort, transmission shift features, and throttle reaction in the course of four different driving modes, such as Comfort, Auto, Dynamic, and Individual. It is also a feasible option for buyers who are living in ordinary areas where additional traction goes a long way in offering peace of mind because the 2017 model Audi A7 comes equipped with the Quattro drive system as standard.
Base price and the release date
The 2017 Audi A7 release date is expected to be the second half-yearly part of 2017. When it comes to pricing, the preliminary price of the Premium Plus Quattro model is estimated to be $68,390, whereas the base price of the Prestige model of the new A7 is estimated to be $ 73,950.
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New Audi A7 2017 Photos