Audi recently unveiled the 2011 Audi A7 Sportback in Munich, Germany. According to the designers of the car, the new A7 is a combo of a coupe, a functional wagon, and a sporty sedan. The 5-door coupe is the carmaker’s own adventure to the sports coupe with doors for rear passengers.
The A7 Sportback makes use of a very light body made of high-tech steel and components fabricated from aluminum making it possible to depend on V6 engines. Most likely Audi will have a V8 option for the A7 in the near future.
The new member of the Audi garage rolls on 18 through 20 inch rims and makes use of a power steering setup that relies on efficient electromechanical technology. The car comes optional with LED headlamps while bi-xenon taillights come as standard.
Audi will give consumers options to get the A7 with V6 engines with two variants running on petrol and two other variants running on diesel. The car manufacturer has not yet released the full details of the powerplants. We only know off the 3.0L TDI that gives out 204 hp. The best of the line is said to produce around 300 horsepower.
All of the engines for the A7 Sportback will be coupled with automatic transmission which may come as a multitronic for the FWD variants or the 7-speed S tronic for the Quattro units.
The A7 Sportback variants will come with stop-start technology, thermal management, and energy recovery technology.
The A7 Sportback will roll out to European dealerships by fall with the tag price starting at 51,650 Euros.