2016 Audi Q7 Release date and Specs

2016 Audi Q7

2016 Audi Q7 will not come out before January when it will be presented in the Detroit.It will be the first one with platform as the one in Porsche Cayenne.

Changes and improvements

When it comes to exterior design, it will weigh about 500 pounds and its overall look will be upgraded. When you come to think of it, the current Audi Q7 model is very heavy and this is a real improvement. It has been done with the usage of lighter materials and it will offer a three-row seating. The rumor has it that the new 2016 Audi Q7 will have a newly designed MLB platform which has been specially designed for this model. It is a version of an older platform, but it has been upgraded. It is possible that the Audi Q7 will have a hybrid option.

2016 Audi Q7 interior

2016 Audi Q7 engine types and performances

As far as the performance of the new 2016 Audi Q7 is concerned, there will be a few engine options. The first one that will be available on the U.S. market will be the one of 3L and 4L TFSI and a 3L TDI V6 will be able to produce up to 265 hp and 440 pound feet of torque. The TDI V8 option will be able to generate up to 45o hp. The hybrid option that has been previously mentioned will be a gas-electric engine in the USA, but for the European market there will be a cheaper and a more available option. Furthermore, there will be a sporty edition of Q7 called the SQ7. There is a speculation that the V6 TDI will encounter an electric engine for a result of 369 hp and 516 pound feet of torque.

2016 Audi Q7 rear

Competition and price

The competition of the new 2016 Audi Q7 will be a Porsche Cayenne Turbo and a 2015 Volkswagen Touareg. The prices have not yet been released.

2016 Audi Q7 side

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