The second generation of Audi A7 has been spotted during its testing. It is a 2017 Audi A7 which is expected to appear with many changes.
Exterior and changes
The second generation of 2017 Audi A7 is expected to receive some changes outside. It will use new MLB Evo architecture and it will show better general performance. Because of the usage of new platform made of lightweight materials, new Audi will be lighter than the current model. This will improve handling, gas mileage and aerodynamic. As for the dimensions, they will stay almost the same. But new A7 will be a bit wider and lower than its predecessor. Its bolder look will be definitively more attractive. Speaking of the design of exterior, we will recognize its well known look, but it will undergo some small refreshments. On the front end, the hexagonal single-frame grille will be more horizontal than before. The headlamps will be equipped with LED technology and will give the whole body aggressive appearance.
Design of interior
Nothing is yet confirmed, but the interior 2017 Audi A7 should also get a redesign. Since it would be wider, the cabin of new Audi should offer more space. It will be comfortable and will offer more leg room. The dashboard will be longer now and will feature large display on the center of it. We can expect aluminum details inside the cabin which will give it more elegant and sophisticated look.
2017 Audi A7 powertrain
2017 Audi A7 should be powered with several engines. The base is a 2.0-liter four cylinder turbocharged engine with the output of 252 horsepower. The second option is a hybrid version of the same, base engine and an electric motor. All together this engine will be able to produce 326 horses. It will also be offered with a 3.0-liter V6 twin-turbocharged diesel engine. This one will deliver 385 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of torque. Its top speed will be 155 mph. It will be able to get 60 mph in seven seconds.
Release date and price
According to the latest rumors, new 2017 Audi A7 should hit the market in late 2016. When it comes to the price, it is estimated to be around $62,000 for the base model.