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Audi drives in the Audi Q7 40 TFSI quattro #HighOctaneGreatness

·         Introduces a powerful 2.0 TFSI engine that churns out 185kW (252hp) and 370 Nm of torque

·         Accelerates 0 to 100 km/h in 6.9 seconds with top speed of 233 kmph

·         Lightning-fast power redistribution through quattro permanent all-wheel drive

·         Audi Drive Select enabling adjustment of technical components viz. steering, engine, transmission and suspension

·         Boasts of the Audi Virtual Cockpit and the Audi Smartphone Interface

·         The most spacious interiors in its segment

·         Class leading Matrix LED headlights with daytime running lights featuring striking double - arrow graphics

·         “This marks the debut of the first-ever luxury SUV in India and reigning segment leader with a petrol engine.” –  Mr. Rahil Ansari, Head, Audi India

·         The new Audi Q7 40 TFSI quattro is priced at INR 67,76,000 onwards

Audi drives in the Audi Q7 40 TFSI quattro #HighOctaneGreatness

Bengaluru, September 4, 2017: Audi, the German luxury car manufacturer, today announced the launch of the Audi Q7 40 TFSI quattro in India. The powerful 2.0 TFSI engine churns out 185kW (252hp) and 370 Nm of torque effectively accelerating 0 to 100 km/h in just 6.9 seconds. The Audi Q7 also packs in a lightning-fast power redistribution through quattro permanent all-wheel drive, segment first Audi Virtual Cockpit and a smart Audi Smartphone Interface, and is priced  at  INR 67,76,000  onwards.

“Our flagship SUV Audi Q7 had been the only product in its segment in India when it was launched. A popular choice of bollywood celebrities and big industrialists, the Audi Q7 lead the way for the luxury SUV segment in India. With the introduction of the Audi Q7 40 TFSI quattro, we are now offering customers an exciting line up of their preferred SUV to choose from and own their favorite Audi. This marks the debut of the first-ever luxury SUV in its segment in India and reigning segment leader with a petrol engine,” said Mr. Rahil Ansari, Head, Audi India.

“This is the year of ‘Audi Reloaded’ for us. ‘Audi Reloaded’ just doesn’t mean new products or new touch points but it signifies a nimbleness to tweak the strategy as per the market demand. We have taken a strategic decision to increase our petrol mix and started off the process with the launch of the Audi Q3 1.4 TFSI in March this year. We do have some other surprises planned for this year,” added Mr. Ansari.

The Audi Q7 40 TFSI joins an exciting line up which already has a powerful 3.0 TDI engine. The adaptive suspension and the lightweight body make the new Audi Q7 a dynamic car among the large SUVs. The car is available in Premium Plus edition and the fully loaded Technology edition.

Key Highlights:

Engine and Transmission
•Powerful 2.0 TFSI quattro engine
•Superior new Eight-speed tiptronic transmission
•Power output of 185kW (252hp) @5000 to 6000 rpm
•370 Nm of torque @1600-34500 rpm
•Accelerates 0 to 100 km/h in 6.9 seconds with top speed of 233 kmph
•Fuel efficiency of 11.68 Kmpl (ARAI certified)

•Sharp striking lines, continuous shoulder line accentuates athletic lines
•Matrix LED Headlamps with signature DRLs
•Wide sculptured 3D single frame grille
•Prominent muscular bumpers & air inlets
•Inlay strips at the bottom of the doors with quattro embossing
•Bold R19 5 Spoke Alloy Wheels
•Full Paint Finish
•Panoramic Sunroof
•Available in Carrara white, Floret silver, Graphite gray, Orca black and Ink blue

•Wrap around cockpit for improved driver bias, elegance and operation
•Horizontal design architecture - slim low profile dash with continuous broad band of air vents
•Slim, high resolution retractable MMI display
•Benchmark in aeroacoustics, ‘Library Quiet’ Cabin
•Floating dashboard effect from plunging centre console
•Ambient Lighting with 30 Combinations
•Interior Upholstery in genuine Cricket Leather in black and beige
•Full size Seven Seater configuration

•Audi Drive Select - Comfort, Auto, Dynamic, Individual and Off-road as standard. In conjunction with adaptive air suspension, the All-road mode is added, while the Off-road mode becomes Lift/Off-road
•Electromechanical power steering
•4 Spoke Leather Steering Wheel with Shift Paddles
•Four Zone Deluxe Automatic Climate Control
•Electric Steering Wheel Adjustment
•Electrically Adj. Front Seats with Driver Side Memory
•Electrically foldable 3rd row seats
•Lowering of load floor for easy luggage loading
•Cruise Control
•Auto Park Assist
•360 degree Surround Camera

•MMI Navigation Plus
•MMI Touch with 8 Favourite buttons for Music, Contacts, Navigation, Place of Interest (POI)  and Radio Channels
•Audi Smartphone Interface for Apple Carplay & Android Auto
•Audi Phone Box with Wireless Qi-charging
•BOSE 3D Surround Sound System – 558 watts

Safety and Assistance systems
•Tilt Angle Sensor for Off-road & All-road modes
•8 Airbags incl. Rear Side Airbags
•Auto Park Assist with 3600 Surround View Cameras
•Audi Pre Sense
•Tire Pressure Monitoring System

The Audi Group, with its brands Audi, Ducati and Lamborghini, is one of the most successful manufacturers of automobiles and motorcycles in the premium segment. It is present in more than 100 markets worldwide and produces at 16 locations in 12 countries. 100 percent subsidiaries of AUDI AG include Audi Sport GmbH (Neckarsulm), Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. (Sant’Agata Bolognese, Italy) and Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. (Bologna, Italy).

In 2016, the Audi Group delivered to customers about 1.868 million automobiles of the Audi brand, 3,457 sports cars of the Lamborghini brand and 55,451 motorcycles of the Ducati brand. In the 2016 fiscal year, AUDI AG achieved total revenue of €59.3 billion and an operating profit of €3.1 billion. At present, approximately 88,000 people work for the company all over the world, more than 60,000 of them in Germany. Audi focuses on sustainable products and technologies for the future of mobility.