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Artist renders this 2019 Audi RS7, and it looks so powerful

Last week, Audi’s luxury sportback, the 2019 Audi A7 made its debut. It isn’t only sleeker than its predecessor, but it is overall more refined too. After making its first public appearance, A7 fans quickly got to work and began rendering the said model, giving it even more performance cues. One of the renderings we noticed was that of a German artist named Tobias Büttner. Digitally, he gave the new A7 added RS performance pieces and it looks pretty mean.

Beginning with the front fascia, the new angular grille has been upgraded into an RS performance part. The standard base model comes with vertical slats, which have been changed into a honeycomb-style plastic mesh, the same with the side vents too. The front fender now gets a “Quattro” logo that’s displayed on the front fender, while the RS badge can be found on the grille.

As you can see in the photos, the 2019 Audi A7 rides on a new set of wheels that has been borrowed from the RS5 Sportback. The rear now has a more aggressive diffuser that has been given massive dual exhaust tips. To cap off the exterior look, the car has been lowered, and has also been finished in Audi’s signature Nogaro Blue paint job - making it look sportier than the standard model. The package may not look very dramatic overall, but it looks like it is ready for production.

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2019 Audi RS7 gets rendered

Audi is now working on an all new A7 Sportback along with the new the RS7 and S7 variants. That said, it’s still a couple of years more before an RS7 will come strutting its way into the showrooms.

While waiting, Peisert Design has a vision of what the next Audi RS7 would look like. Taking its cues from the spy shots and leaked images of the new A7, the designer has adopted the same edgy design into the creative visual art which includes Audi’s more aggressive front grille and pointed headlamps.

While the rendering artist hasn’t touched the current model’s rear diffuser and tailpipes in oval shape, the redesigned tail lamps has been extended all the way to the Sportback’s wider rear end. Aside from these, Peisert has imagined the new RS7 to come with larger air intakes which is also flanked by black chrome lower lip at the front.

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Audi’s booth at LA Auto Show will have 2016 RS 7 performance, 2016 S8 plus, 2017 R8 models

Audi has chosen the upcoming 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show as a venue to showcase its latest performance vehicles. These vehicles – the 2016 Audi RS 7 performance, 2016 Audi S8 plus, and 2017 Audi R8 – are all expected to feature the German premium carmaker’s eye for performance, technology and design.

What sets apart the 2016 Audi RS 7 performance from a typical RS vehicle is the presence of more power and better performance, as its name suggests. While it still features the impressive RS design that conveys its sportiness and refinement, its power has been upgraded from the usual 560 hp to 605 hp.

With this, Audi now has the RS 7 and the RS 7 performance to offer for those seeking the thrill of having more power either on the track or on the road.

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Audi introduces RS 6 Avant and RS 7 Sportback Performance models

Audi’s RS range has two new ‘performance’ models -- the RS 7 Sportback and RS 6 Avant. These two additions make the RS badge proud with a 45PS increase in power to 605PS and 50Nm additional torque resulting in 750Nm total torque.

While it improves the output, resulting to a 3.7-second record for a 0-60mph sprint, the two models boast of having excellent fuel economy the RS is known for. In fact, it has the same low fuel consumption figures of its ‘standard’ counterparts that are the best in their class.

The peak 605PS power output and maximum torque of 700Nm are due to the 4.0-litre TFSI engine. But it comes with the overboost function capable of increasing torque to as high as 750Nm. For those interested, the RS 6 Avant and the RS 7 Sportback will be available in the UK for orders starting in November with the first deliveries scheduled for next February.

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Ulrich Hackenberg, Audi AG Board Member for Technical Development, remarked that the feat -- achieved by the Audi RS 7 piloted driving concept when it completed the Hockenheimring lap at racing speed while being driverless -- substantiates the skills of the carmaker’s development team in the field of piloted driving.

During the DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters) season finale, Audi showed the allure of piloted driving by having an Audi RS 7 piloted driving concept complete a lap on the Grand Prix track in Hockenheim. This was achieved at racing speed, sans a driver behind the steering wheel.

Even before the DTM season finale, Audi was already reaching its physical limit, having the ability to cruise on the asphalt without a driver. The Grand Prix track in Hockenheim served as an ideal place to demonstrate this capability, and the Audi RS 7 piloted driving concept needed just more than two minutes to complete a lap.

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Last weekend, we told you about the driverless RS7 Sportback that will lap the Hockenheim racetrack on October 19, same day when the German Touring Car Championship (DTM) ends. Dubbed the RS7 Piloted Driving Concept, the new vehicle was shown today and Audi offered the first details regarding the systems found on its driverless vehicle.

According to Audi, the RS7 Piloted Driving Concept comes with a 3D camera system that consists of two camera systems located at the front and rear, each with almost 103 degrees horizontal coverage. Moreover, the vehicle features specially corrected GPS signals for orientation on the slopes of the art carrier.

During tests on the Hockenheim racetrack, the concept showed braking forces of 1,3 g in the curves, while lateral accelerates reached up to 1.1 g. Moreover, Audi expects the RS7 Piloted Driving Concept to reach speeds of up to 149 mph or 240 km/h and a lap time of 2:10 minutes.

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Audi is more and more focused on improve its autonomous driving technology and will show use a driverless RS7 Sportback that will lap the Hockenheim racetrack. According to the German company, the event will happen on October 19, same day when the German Touring Car Championship (DTM) finale takes place.

Audi says that the autonomous RS7 Sportback will be as fast as with a professional racing driver at the wheel and the tests carried showed that the sports car can lap the racetrack in just over 2 minutes and at speeds of up to 149 mph or 240 km/h.

Audi MediaTV will broadcast live and exclusively on the Internet the special event on October 19 starting at 12:45 pm. For those who don’t know, the RS7 Sportback is powered by a 4.0-liter TFSI V8 petrol engine that produces 560 hp (412 kW) and 700 Nm (516 lb-ft) of torque.

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If last month, Audi introduced the 2015 A7/S7 Sportback Facelift, today the lineup was completed thanks to the arrival of the 2015 Audi RS7 Sportback Facelift. Do not expect a dramatic design update for this model as you will be disappointed! Still, the 2015 Audi RS7 Sportback Facelift comes with a new Singleframe grille with black honeycomb just like on other RS models, as well as with sharper corners.

Audi offers three optional packages – matt aluminum, gloss black and carbon – that make the RS7 Sportback even more attractive. Audi also said that the front bumper was updated too, but the modifications are small and you will not notice them.

The biggest update is the new headlights that have been adapted to the new Singleframe grille. The headlights are offered with LED technology as standard, while the optional headlights featuring the Matrix LED technology are offered with darkened trims. The taillights have a new interior design too.

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For the 2014 New York International Auto Show, Audi prepared the exclusive RS 7 dynamic edition. Set to arrive at the dealerships in the United States in early summer, this special edition comes with several highlights such as Crimson Red safety belts and stitching throughout the interior.

Priced at $146,045, including destination and delivery, the 2014 Audi exclusive RS 7 dynamic edition offers Black Valcona leather seats that have the RS specific honeycomb stitch in Crimson Red matching the safety belts.

In addition, Crimson Red stitching can be found on the dashboard, gear shifter boot, center and door armrests but also on the center console. The exterior shows Tornado Red brake calipers with RS 7 logo but also big, 21-inch Gloss Black wheels. The elements that underline the vehicle’s performance are the carbon fiber splitter, air diffuser and carbon fiber engine cover.

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The all-new 2014 Audi RS 7 will have a starting price of $104,900 when it hit showrooms in the United States this fall. The German luxury carmaker unveiled the Audi RS 7 at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

Bearing semblance of aesthetic design, innovative technology and track-tested performance, the 2014 Audi RS 7 is the latest member of the carmaker’s A7 model line, which is improved for the 2014 model year with the addition of the fuel-efficient A7 TDI clean diesel model, which is now offered with the A7 3.0T and S7 4.0T variants.

Audi RS 7 is powered by a twin-turbo 4.0 TFSI V8 engine that provides up to 560 hp of output and 516 lb-ft of torque, allowing it to accelerate from zero to 60 mph in just 3.7 seconds and reach a top track speed of 174 mph. Through its innovative cylinder on demand technology, the Audi  RS 7 deactivates cylinders 2, 3, 5 and 8 at low to medium loads and engine speeds by closing their valves via electromechanical actuators.

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Audi has just expanded its RS model lineup with the brand new RS7 Sportback and unveiled it at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show. Using a 4.0-liter TFSI twin-turbo V8, the RS7 Sportback carries 560 hp and 700 Nm of torque. As a result, it is capable to hit 100 km/h (62 mph) in just 3.9 seconds and has a top speed limited to 250 km/h or 155 mph.

With the optional dynamic package, the top speed is increased to 280 km/h (174 mph) while with the dynamic package plus the top speed is increased to 305 km/h or 190 mph. Yet the new top model of the model series consumes on average just 9.8 liters of fuel per 100 km (24.00 US mpg). The engine found on the RS7 Sportback features the cylinder on demand (COD) system, that is capable to deactivate cylinders 2,3,5 and 8 at low to medium loads and engine speeds.

This means that the engine acts as a four-cylinder until the driver accelerates more strongly again. As expected, the engine is mated as standard with the eight-speed tiptronic gearbox and drivers can choose between the modes D and S or change gears themselves using the shift paddles on the steering wheel or the selector lever.

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There’s nothing about the 2011 Audi A7 that would surprise you with its 300-bhp supercharged V-6 engine, Audi’s Quattro all-wheel-drive system and an 8-speed Tiptronic transmission.

However, Audi’s future sport-themed RS 7 is a different matter entirely. Set to debut in the United States in 2011, the Audi RS 7 will ride lower to ground and will have a sports suspension.

The Audi A7’s lines will become more attractive with its larger air intakes in the front fascia and with the use of 19-inch to 20-inch wheels.

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At the Paris Motor Show this September, Audi will be unveiling its new A7 Sportback. Currently, the four-door coupe is in the final stages of development. The vehicle will go on sale in March 2011 in the UK. A V10-powered RS variant will also be included in the range.

The A7 is the first model based on Audi's new mid-size platform, which will highlight the seventh-generation A6 that will be released next year. With a length of 4950mm, the A7 was designed to rival the new Mercedes-Benz CLS and a production version of BMW's recently unveiled Gran Coupe concept that's due in 2012.

At the top of the lineup is an RS7 Sportback performance model that is equipped with a 580bhp version of Audi's naturally aspirated 5.2-litre V10 engine mated with Audi's new seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox. The other models in the lineup will be powered by any of the V6, V8 and V10 petrol and diesel engines available.

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