The 2019 Audi A7 arrives in showrooms this year with retuned styling, a heaping dosage of brand-new technology, and a trio of powertrains. It’s the second generation for the fastback (a hatchback, technically speaking), and it precedes the arrival of a new A6 sedan that shares its mechanicals by a couple of months.
Audi design chief Marc Lichte and his team penned the brand-new shape, but derive the majority of it from the 2012 model. The percentages are similar, with a long hood, an elegantly draped roofline, and a long hatch marked by more dramatically stamped lines, more tracking hints, and a six-sided grille.
2019 Audi A7 Design
The latest A7 is developed on the Volkswagen Group’s MLB II-Evo platform, which it shares with other brand-new models consisting of the Q7 and Q5 SUVs. By utilizing lighter and stiffer products, engineers have actually added a half-inch to its wheelbase, though total length is down partially and height hasn’t changed at all.
The sculpted new looks encompass the cabin, where digital displays dominate and difficult buttons have actually taken a back seat. The brand-new A7 sheds Audi’s old infotainment roller-knob system for one that counts on voice commands and large touchscreens– a 10.1-inch panel that displays maps and other functions, and a secondary 8.6-inch screen that displays climate functions, drive modes, and accepts handwritten input. On some models, a 12.3-inch reconfigurable screen swaps in where evaluates would otherwise fit. That driver-focused screen provides a host of information, from navigation maps to infotainment functions.
2019 Audi A7 Engine
For power, Audi will rely on a series of engines in the brand-new 2019 A7. At launch, all U.S.-market cars will feature a single-turbo 3.0-liter V-6 with 340 horse power. Equipped with a 48-volt mild-hybrid system, it ought to spawn a plug-in hybrid model eventually. Future S7 models will likely sport a 2.9-liter twin-turbo V-6, while a V-8-powered RS 7 may make a return.
An independent suspension and all-wheel drive will be matched by new technology such as rear-wheel steering, which can call in up to 5 degrees of countersteer to the rear wheels at parking-lot speeds to assist the A7 corner more effectively. The countersteer is called down and out as the A7 reaches greater speeds.
Audi’s latest self-driving technology will bow on the A7. The hatchback will follow Audi’s A8 sedan with Level 3 autonomous ability, which implies its Traffic Jam Pilot will have the ability to manage the car without driver input at speeds of up to 37 miles per hour. The system will be presented, however Audi hasn’t guaranteed an on-sale date just yet.
2019 Audi A7 Release Date
Rates and fuel economy have not been revealed either. The new 2019 Audi A7 goes on sale in mid-2018 in the U.S. Stay tuned for first drive impressions. Rates info for the brand-new A7 is rather limited at this moment. The entry-level 55 TFSI will be the preliminary model to hit dealers, and it will come in at EUR67,800. Rates will go up from there, but you’ll need to wait unitl Febuary of 2018 to see what other trims and rates to anticipate.