Shown the first interesting modification of the SUV, equipped with a hybrid power plant. It should be noted that the Audi Q7 e-tron is a particular branch and not just one of the variations of configuration of the standard car.
2017 Audi Q7 E-tron redesign
In principle, the appearance remains the same, if not to take into account small strokes. The front part boasts a modified bumper, impressive air intakes, powerful hexagonal grille with chrome many jumpers. Narrowed optics with numerous LEDs, fog lights, additional protection of the bottom – all that remained from the standard crossover. The side car also retained its original form. Powerful rear bumper has had a little modification. Looks particularly attractive rear optics, the dimensions and stop-signals. The imposing door of the Luggage compartment ease loading and unloading of luggage. We can say that SUV is somewhat reminiscent of a large sedan.
2017 Audi Q7 E-tron dimensions
- length 5052 mm;
- width of 1968 mm;
- height – 1740 mm (subject to the standard suspension on the springs);
- wheelbase – 2990 mm;
- ground clearance – 190 mm. If you selected the air suspension, then ground clearance can be adjusted in the range from 145 to 235 mm.
2017 Audi Q7 E-tron interior
To expect any serious changes in the internal design would not be reasonable, because the car has only recently been presented for the first time.
Inside the Audi Q7 e-tron allows you to enjoy a modern multifunctional steering wheel, a digital instrument panel with multi-functional trip computer. Because of its use of hybrid power installation in the dashboard made some adjustments, in order to obtain data on the engine. Very attractive turned out to be the central tunnel between the driver and front passenger.
The center console looks not so standard, since it is clearly lacks display of the multimedia complex. Here are located only the buttons to control climate, music, and some other systems. However, the touch screen appears from the front panel, advancing on the request of the driver. Salon at 2017 Audi Q7 E-tron has a seven-seat configuration, but also available with five Seating arrangement. In seven-seat cabin trunk can take 295 litres of cargo, and if you omit all the seats except the front, the space will increase by 2075 liters. Quintuple salon will rely on the free space volume of 890 liters. In the base, Luggage door can be opened with a simple flick of the foot under the rear bumper.
2017 Audi Q7 E-tron engine set
Let’s start with the fact that the car combines the operation of the electric motor with a diesel engine. The role of the traditional internal combustion engine in a hybrid system plays a turbo diesel 3.0-liter engine, capacity of 258 horsepower and a torque of 600 Nm. It works together with the electric motor, the output of which is 94 kW and torque of 350 Nm. This adds up to an impressive 373 horsepower and equally impressive torque of 700 Nm. The hybrid powertrain works in conjunction with 8-band automatic transmission Tiptronic. This allows to demonstrate excellent dynamics of dispersal. Audi Q7 e-tron to 60 mph accelerates in just 6 seconds.
If you move only by electric traction, then the car can travel up to 35 miles. And in the case of the diesel engine with a full tank and charged battery, you will be able to travel about 1400 miles, not in at the gas station. The manufacturer claims about the incredible efficiency of their hybrid vehicle. According to Audi, the combined cycle power unit produces an impressive 230 mpg.
2017 Audi Q7 E-tron release date
Sales will start closer to the summer of 2016, the wait is not long.
Release date: summer 2016
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2017 Audi Q7 E-tron price
The price on the Audi Q7 e-tron is yet unknown. Recall that the basic version of the SUV with traditional powertrains will cost at least 61 thousand euros.
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