This is the 2011 Audi A7 Sportback, a new car from the German manufacturer set to take on the Mercedes-Benz CLS. As you can see from the photos, the new car continue Audi’s design philosophy which will fit perfectly between the A6 and A8 sedans.
As you may know already, the new car is actually a production version of the Audi Sportback Concept which was unveiled last year at the Detroit Auto Show and its design (like all the cars from Audi) is dominated by the deep front grille, stylish headlights, a low nose and by the stylish rear which completes the ‘four-door coupé’ shape.
The new A7 which will go on sale this fall with prices starting from €51,650, will include a choice of four diesel engines, all of them with fitted with direct injection, Audi’s thermal management system, stop-start tech and brake energy recuperation. The new A7 will include a choice of four diesel engines, all of them with fitted with direct injection, Audi’s thermal management system, stop-start tech and brake energy recuperation.
The new A7 Sportback with come with many standard features such as the deluxe automatic air conditioning system, keyless ignition via the engine start-stop button, the four-spoke leather multifunction steering wheel, the xenon headlights, the LED tail lights, the MMI radio with the 6.5-inch monitor, the electromechanical parking brake, the power rear hatch, the 18-inch alloy wheels and an acoustic windshield.
Regarding the safety, the new model will offer two front, side and head airbags, four belt tensioners and the integral head restraint system.
As an option, Audi will offer head-up display, a park assist system, a speed limit display, a four-zone automatic air conditioning system, an auxiliary heating system, insulating/acoustic glazing, a heated steering wheel rim, a power-adjustable steering column, sunblinds for the rear window, two ambient lighting packages, power-assisted closing for the doors, a garage door opener and the convenience key for keyless vehicle access.