The flagship of Audi turned to be a major loser for the new-gen. That said, newly unveiled Q7 in the context of weight – tips the weighing scale lesser by 325kgs – it records to be one of the lightest vehicle in the segment.
The VW MLB platform pinned underneath is the major contributor for fewer burdens on gravity. Naming the other cosmetic makeover that this new chassis has lent, it comes with trimmed width and low height making it to appear less bulky and more proportionate.
Sharper cues are adjoined to the front fascia – the grille dons a new avatar where creases became sharp. Matrix LED headlamps of Audi are visible here.
Contradicting on inside to the shrunken exteriors, cabin became roomier and spacious than before. There are enough of room for knees, heads and shoulders for all the passengers. A lot of gizmos also loaded on-board. Naming some of them, Audi MMI system, optional MMI navigation, rear seat entertainment, driver assistance, Audi connect and many more.
Under the hoods, there are number of engine options with petrol and diesel both. The 3.0-litre V6 engine in petrol and diesel both are mated to the Quattro AWD system and eight-speed triptronic transmission.
A 3.0-litre diesel V6 also comes mated to an electronic motor for making up the hybrid drivetrain.
However, the Q7 is a successful model of the maker throughout the globe, whereas in India it is the most looked upon SUV of the category. So, this new model making way to our shores is obvious sooner or later.