2016 Audi Q7 e-tron is the latest innovation from the German car maker and is interesting to look at. It has the right design that makes it look friendly. It can be a family car considering its big size and grand accommodation. The car will be a hybrid but it will not be a diesel one for the US markets. For the US, initially, Audi will present Q7 e-tron’s gasoline hybrid version. The diesel-hybrid version may be added later on.
Audi Q7 e-tron 2016
Exterior and interior details
The impressive exterior of Q7 e-tron is because of the aluminum used. Apart from good looks, the metal makes the car many times lighter. The front sports a wide hexagonal grille. The headlamps are perfectly integrated with it. The hood extends far and the windshield has a soft slant to it but it does not rise high. The roof tapers towards the back of the car. The taillights are again well set and compact. Overall, the Q7 e-tron should not prove troublesome in congested parking lot.
Audi Q7 e-tron 2016
This Audi will be able to seat 5 to 7 people. The seats will be bolstered at various points ensuring comfort for every passenger. The interior of the Q7 e-tron will be full of technologically advanced gadgets. Out of the standard features, wireless charging is worth a mention. Be prepared to be entertained with the latest NVIDIA T30 processor. The number of MMI infotainment features will vary as per the price you agree to pay. Audi lets you choose from Olufsen, Bose, and Bang sound systems.
Under the hood, there will be a 4-cylinder 2.0 liter turbocharged engine powered by gasoline. Whether this engine will be as good as the diesel-powered engine or not, Audi is yet to comment on that. As per the automaker, the engine will produce 373hp with a torque of 516 lbs.-ft. The car will achieve a maximum of 140mph reaching a speed of 60mph in 6.0 seconds.
Audi Q7 e-tron 2016 – Model
The non-hybrid version will have the same engine as the hybrid one but its output will be lower – 252hp with 273lbs-ft of torque. The car will also feature rear-wheel steering. It causes the rear wheels to motion in the opposite direction to the front wheels, which makes the car use up lower radius when turning corners.