11th May 2011 - The German auto giant launched the most talked about and most awaited sports car today in Delhi. This stunner has been tagged at a starting price of Rs 64 lakhs (ex Showroom Delhi). The all new Audi A7 is available in both diesel and petrol variants. The A7 adorns a 3-litre TDI V6 engine that is capable of churning out 245 bhp and a peak torque of 500 Nm. The car is affixed with S-Tronic and Quattro as standard.
Audi India is one of the most highly acclaimed luxury passenger car makers in the Indian car market. This company is a fully owned ancillary of the German multinational automobile giant, Audi. This company has been doing incredible sales of their scintillating luxury vehicles since the time they were established in the Indian car market way back in year, 2004. The company has a fleet of fearsome and formidable looking SUVs along with some brilliant and enchanting premium sedans as well. The cars made by this company have a steadfast reputation of being symbolic with the upper crest of the society. Audi India is being said to be on the second position in terms of making and selling their luxury cars in the Indian automobile market. The company has a gigantic manufacturing facility, which is located close to the city of Aurangabad in the state of Maharashtra. Among the many superb options available for the Indian customers to choose from, there is an enigmatic luxury passenger car from their reputed stable is the splendid Audi A7 premium sedan, which is apparently one of their top class vehicles in the country. The company has fitted quite a number of incredible convenience features in this luxury sedan, which will certainly astound the buyers. The list of such features include a power steering, front and rear power windows, an efficient air conditioning unit with four zone automatic climate control and air quality control, a remote trunk and fuel lid opener, a low fuel warning notification, an accessory power outlet, a trunk light, a vanity mirror and many more such exciting features. Apart from these, the company has also equipped this Audi A7 sedan with some very important safety aspects as well. The list of these features comprises of a highly developed anti lock braking system, airbags for enhanced protection of the passengers, parking sensors for simplified parking of the vehicle, traction control for better handling and many more such impressive and significant features, which ensure proper protection and safety for the passengers as well as for the vehicle.
The company has fitted this marvelous sedan with an Inline, exhaust gas turbo charged, common rail direct injection fuel supply system based 3.0-litre diesel engine, which has six cylinders and provides incredible power and torque output along with a healthy mileage and good pickup. This diesel power train has the ability to generate about 2967cc and has the capacity to churn out a peak power output of 241bhp at 4000 – 4500rpm in combination with a maximum torque yield of 500Nm at 1400 – 3250rpm, which is rather thrilling. This engine has been skillfully mated with a seven speed S-tronic automatic gear box transmission for smoother and efficient gear shifts. The company claims that this common rail fuel supply system based engine has the capability to generate a healthy mileage in the range of 6.0 to 10.0 Kmpl, which is quite reasonable for a luxury sedan of this importance. The company is offering this brilliant sedan in a host of refreshing and vivacious exterior color options. The list includes a graceful looking Daytona Grey Pearl Effect Metallic finish option, a flamboyant Garnet Red Pearl Effect metallic option, a subtle yet dapper looking Havanna Black Metallic option, a magnificent and charming Phantom Black Pearl Effect, a sparkling and radiant looking Ibis White finish option, an elegant looking Ice Silver Metallic option, a majestic and impressive Brilliant Black metallic finish , an elegant looking Quartz Grey metallic finish option, a vivacious looking Moon Light Blue metallic option, a refined looking Oolong Grey Metallic finish option, a fine and delicate looking Impala Beige Pearl Effect along with a neat looking Dakota Grey metallic finish option as well.
The engine can produce 245 PS of max power at 4000-4500 rpm and peak torque of 500 Nm @ 1400-3250 rpm...
Ed's take: An A7 buyer will on be worried about the fuel efficiency, however the diesel returns about 7-8km/l.
The company has equipped this premium sedan, Audi A7 with a power packed 3.0-litre TDI (turbocharged direct injection) based diesel mill. This engine has been integrated with a highly advanced common rail direct injection fuel supply system, which helps in enhancing the fuel economy of this luxuriant sedan. The company claims that this common rail fuel supply system based engine has the capability to generate a healthy mileage of about 6.0 Kmpl, when driven under standard conditions within the city limits. While the same engine can generate approximately 10.0 Kmpl on the highways, which is quite reasonable for a premium sedan of this stature.
Ed's take: The power produced by the A7 is as good as any luxury car in its segment.
This premium sedan, Audi A7 has been housed with a performance packed 2967cc diesel mill. This engine has the capability to generate an impressive power and torque output. This 3.0-litre TDI based diesel engine has been equipped with six cylinders, which are further integrated with 24 valves in it. This diesel mill has the ability to churn out an incredible 241bhp at 4000 to 4500rpm in combination with a pounding maximum torque output of 500Nm at 1400 to 3250rpm, which is quite excellent for the Indian road and traffic conditions.
Ed's take: The acceleration produced by the A7 is as good as any luxury car, and the 3.0-litre V6 is one of our favourite engines from the Volkswagen Group.
This 3.0-litre influential diesel engine fitted into this awe-inspiring Audi A7 has the aptitude to attain a top speed of a whopping 250 Kmph, which is quite thrilling for the passengers inside. Whereas, this authoritative diesel engine can propel this luxury sedan from 0 – 100 Kmph in just about 6.3 seconds, which will without doubt astound the occupants of this sedan certainly. Apart from all these aspects, this luxuriant diesel sedan has also been fitted with the highly acclaimed all wheel Quattro drive system , which gives a splendid and memorable driving experience to all the occupants sitting inside it.
The exteriors of this luxuriant premium sedan are desirable and tempting as the company has endowed it with a dazzling set of a smart head lamp cluster, which has LED day time running lights. These head lamps now have projector styled, powerful, Bi-Xenon lights. Then there is a unblemished front grille that holds the company’s renowned four ringed emblem, which has been embedded on it, while the bumper is also tweaked a little from its precursor, which is making the frontage look more refined and cultured. The front bumper adorns a luminous pair of fog lamps for superior visibility in the dark. Along with these fog lamps there is also an air dam, which is the extension of the radiator grille and helps in cooling the powerful diesel engine quickly. The front wind screen is rather large and is made up of toughened glass and has a pair of intermittent wipers that have automatic rain sensors, which add to the convenience factor of the driver. The side profile is immaculate like the other card from the company’s stable with body colored door handles as well as the stylish external rear view mirrors, which can be adjusted as well as folded electrically from the inside. The neatly carved out wheel arches have been equipped with a modish and stylish looking set of massive 18 inch light alloy wheels of size 8.5 J x 18, which are further covered with superior tubeless radial tyres of size 255/45 R18 that have a sturdy grip on any roads. While the rear end of the car has been integrated with new LED graphic lamps and the rear body colored bumper is curvy and stylish, which is making the car look breathtaking. Other significant exterior features include a sporty rear spoiler, which is adding to the sportiness of this luxury sedan. Then there is a electric glass based panoramic sunroof that is adding to the classiness of this enchanting Audi A7. Then there are light and rain sensors, anti glare outside wing mirrors with a memory function and many more such aspects, which will entice the customers.
The overall dimensions of this Audi A7 premium diesel sedan are quite spacious and give ample leg room along with pertinent head and shoulder space to all the occupants inside. This premium diesel sedan has the maximum capacity to take in five passengers. The overall length of this impressive Audi A7 diesel sedan is 4969mm along with a total width of 1911mm, which also includes the external rear view mirrors. Then the overall height of this premium diesel sedan is 1420mm and this sedan also has a liberal wheel base of 2914mm, which is quite large and gives a lot of interior space to the passengers. The approximate kerb weight of this incredible diesel sedan is 1860 Kgs and it has a minimum ground clearance of a 160mm along with a liberal boot space of approximately 535 litres, which can be further increased by folding the rear seat. This Audi A7 sedan also has a centrally mounted fuel tank, which can easily store up to 65 litres of diesel in it, which is quite impressive and it also has a minimum turning radius of just about 6 meters, which is rather good for a long car like this.
Ed's take: The interiors of the A7 are stylish and very lounge-like. The space that the A7 offers is good and it has comfortable seating for four.
The company designer's have done a swell job with the insides of this lavish Audi A7 diesel sedan. The interiors are done up with elaborateness and have some top notch luxuriant aspects incorporated in it. To begin with the seating arrangement is lush and the seats are covered in premium quality Valcona leather along with the steering wheel the gear shift lever and also the hand brake, which are all clad in the same leather upholstery. There are quite a few storage spaces as well in this Audi A7 diesel sedan such as a large glove box, cup holders, map pockets behind the front seats, storage spaces in the doors, bottle holders, sun visors that also have vanity mirrors to add to the comfort quotient of the passengers and many more such interesting features, which will entice the customers into buying this impressive diesel sedan. The overall interiors are done up with gracefulness and they have inlays in wood and walnut brown color, then there are floor mats for all the seats that add to the luxury aspect of this premium sedan. There is a front center arm rest between the driver and the front co-passenger seats, which further enhances the comfort level of the driver, when going on longer drives. The rear seat is foldable and a lot of luggage can be included in this impressive sedan once the rear seat back is folded. All these and many more such thrilling aspects put together make this Audi A7 premium sedan, one of the best vehicles in its own segment.
The Audi A7 is one of the most premium and lush sedan from the esteemed stables of Audi India. The company has fitted it with a long list of convenience and utility based comfort features. The inventory of this includes electrically adjustable front seats with memory function for the driver’s seat, a folding rear seat back, a highly developed start stop system with energy recovery, a sophisticated Audi parking system plus for front as well as rear parking assistance, front and rear power windows, an efficient air conditioning unit with four zone automatic climate control and air quality control, a remote trunk and fuel lid opener, a low fuel warning notification, an accessory power outlet, a trunk light, a vanity mirror, a rear reading lamp, rear seat head rests along with a rear center arm rest with cup holders for the passengers to enjoy the comfort, rear air conditioning vents. Then there is a multi functional power steering wheel with mounted controls and cruise control as well that adds to the comfort level of the driver.
The interiors of this premium Audi A7 sedan are lavish with plush seats, which provide ample leg room along with apt head and shoulder space to all the occupants. This roomy luxuriant diesel engine based sedan can take in five passengers with ease in it and give them a very relaxing and luxuriant driving experience. These comfortable seats also have a four way lumbar support, which makes the driving experience extremely pleasurable. The front and rear knee room is also adequate along with ample elbow room for all the passengers as well.
Ed's take: The performance of the A7’s 3.0-litre V6 is good and the double clutch transmission further enhances the response of the engine.
The company has fitted this marvelous diesel sedan with an In-line, exhaust gas turbo charged, common rail direct injection fuel supply system based 3.0-litre diesel motor, which has six cylinders that are further integrated with 24 valves and provides incredible power and torque output along with a healthy mileage and good pickup. This diesel power train has the ability to generate about 2967cc and has the capacity to churn out an outstanding 241bhp at 4000 – 4500rpm in combination with a maximum torque yield of 500Nm at 1400 – 3250rpm, which is rather thrilling. This engine has been skillfully mated with a seven speed S-tronic automatic gear box transmission for smoother and efficient gear shifts. The company claims that this common rail fuel supply system based engine has the capability to generate a healthy mileage in the range of 6.0 to 10.0 Kmpl, which is quite reasonable for a luxury sedan of this stature. On the other hand, this 3.0-litre influential engine has the aptitude to attain a top speed of a whopping 250 Kmph, which is quite thrilling for the passengers inside. Whereas, this authoritative diesel engine can propel this Audi A7 luxury sedan from 0 – 100 Kmph in just about 6.3 seconds, which will without doubt impress the occupants of this plush sedan. Apart from all these aspects, this luxuriant diesel sedan has also been fitted with the highly acclaimed all wheel Quattro drive system , which gives a splendid and memorable driving experience to all the occupants sitting inside it.
Ed's take: The type of music system of the A7 can be customised, with several speakers, or some other requirement can also be fulfilled.
To enhance the in-cabin entertainment quotient for the passengers, the company has equipped this luxuriant sedan with an advanced and highly developed music system. This MMI (multimedia interface) is brilliant and has an integrated MP3 player along with a six CD changer and a sophisticated BOSE surround sound system as well. This audio unit has a remote control along with other input options such as an USB interface, an AUX-In port, steering mounted controls for the volume and speakers. This console also has a driver information system, which has a 7 inch TFT color display along with an Audi music interface and Bluetooth interface, which helps in pairing mobile phones. The multi functional steering wheel also has phone controls for accepting, rejecting and disconnecting calls making it easier for the driver.You can now buy . Great discounts available.
The company has equipped the pronounced and astutely carved out wheel arches of this MPV with a stylish set of light cast aluminum wheels. These 18 inch rims of size 8.5 J x 18 look modish and have eight twin spoke alloy rims are sturdy and robust. These wheel have been further equipped with tubeless radial tyres of size 255/45 R18 that make this charming sedan look stylish. The company has also fitted this incredible Audi A7 with a full size spare wheel, which has been affixed inside the boot compartment.
Ed's take: The handling of the A7 is brilliant, and the Quattro ensures you never run out of grip.
The company has bestowed this premium Audi A7 diesel sedan with a proficient braking and a well balanced suspension system. The suspension mechanism is the highly developed Audi adaptive air suspension system affixed for all the wheels. The front axle of the stupendous looking premium diesel sedan is equipped with a five link suspension mechanism, which is accompanied by double upper and lower wishbones along with a tubular anti roll bar and steel springs giving stability to the front end of this sedan. On the other hand, the rear axle has been fitted with a self tracking trapezoidal link axle that has a wishbone type of a mechanism along with an anti roll bar and steel springs, which gives a better balance to this enticing Audi A7 diesel sedan on any terrain. The company has also fitted this premium diesel sedan with a dual circuit brake system that also has a diagonal split. The front and rear wheels of this premium sedan has been fitted with aluminum floating frame calipers along with an electro mechanical parking brake as well for proficient braking. Apart from all these essential mechanisms, the company has further added a highly advanced ABS (anti lock braking system) along with a sophisticated EBD (electronic brake force distribution) system as well for enhanced braking on any road conditions.
Ed's take: The safety features on the A7 are endless with several airbags, ABS with EBD, ESP, traction control and the list goes on.
The safety features that are included in this awe-inspiring Audi A7 diesel sedan are top class. The list includes Audi pre-sense basic, a space saving spare wheel, an auto release function, a first aid kit as well as a warning triangle along with a tool kit and also a car jack. Other features also include front rear as well as side airbags for enhanced protection of the occupants, an anti theft alarm for any unavoidable entry into the sedan, parking sensors for simplified parking of the vehicle, traction control for better handling, a highly developed anti lick braking system along with electronic brake force distribution and a brake assistant. Then it also has a sophisticated engine immobilizer to avoid any untoward intrusion and child safety locks for the rear doors, seat belts for all the passengers and several other protective aspects. This Audi A7 diesel sedan also has a multi media interface and a brilliant instrument cluster with quite a number of notification lamps such as a seat belt warning notification, a door ajar warning lamp and many other such notifications. Then this premium diesel sedan also has side and front impact beams for added protection of the vehicle from any minor damage. Then the front two seats can be adjusted in accordance with the passenger’s requirement, a keyless entry that adds to the safety quotient of this premium sedan. Then there is a highly advanced vehicle stability control system, a crash sensor and also an engine check warning notification lamp to warn the driver. All these sophisticated and highly advanced protective aspects put together makes this wonderful Audi A7 premium sedan, one of the safest vehicles in the Indian car market.
Audi A7 Pros :
Loaded with incredible features, enchanting exteriors as well as the interiors, a power packed diesel engine.
Audi A7 Cons :
High cost of ownership, mileage can be improved.
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