The eagerly anticipated 2018 Audi Q7 RS is set to arrive in January 2018. Before it can be launched worldwide, it is expected to be displayed at several motor shows in North America. The car will be similar to the previous Audi Q7 RS model, but some changes are expected under the hood, interior, and exterior. There is no doubt that the car which is known for great performance and handling will not disappoint both its new and old customers.
Interior and Exterior Design of the 2018 Audi Q7 RS
The car will not deviate much from the previous model. It will feature thinner front side lighting so as to make the car more appealing and attractive. It is obvious that Audi will continue to improve on their trademark lights that have become synonymous with the brand. Also, it has a compact, single frame, and lightweight three-dimensional front grille. It is manufactured using steel and the car is 7,000 pounds lighter than the previous model. The lightness is due to a reduced cabin. The lightweight construction improves fuel efficiency and responsiveness.
The 2018 Audi Q7 RS model has daytime running lights that point in the forward direction. The tailgate was re-engineered with a wraparound design so as to provide greater convenience for loading and off-loading cargo. The car comes in several vibrant colours that offer the customer a wide range of choice.
The Audi Q7 RS 2018 interior is a mix of comfort and elegance. The car is very spacious and can comfortably sit up to 7 passengers on the high-quality leather seats that are greatly cushioned, irrespective of where they will be sitting. The luggage compartment is bigger and allows for more luggage to be packed.
All the best of Audi has not been spared. It comes with the Audi virtual cockpit, a digital panel that can be viewed on 12.3 inch LCD screen. The cockpit features the progressive and classic mode. The progressive mode is meant for infotainment and the classic mode is reserved for primary dials.
The 3-D sound system is magnificent and offers a great and unforgettable listening experience to the passengers. The high-end audio system is supported by a state-of-the-art GPS system. The car also has USB ports.
Engine Performance of the 2018 Audi Q7 RS
The 2018 Audi Q7 RS is fitted with a supercharged and intercooler DOHC 24 –valve V6 front engine with an aluminium block. The engine is fuel injected. It comes with an 8-speed automatic transmission with manual shifting mode.
It produces a maximum power of 333 hp at 6500 rpm and produces a torque of 325-pound foot at 2900 rpm. The SUV can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 5.5 seconds and completes a quarter-mile in 14.2 seconds. The car can reach a top speed of 128 mph. its fuel economy is rated 18 mpg in city driving and 27 mpg in highway driving.
Price and Release Date of 2018 Audi Q7 RS
In conclusion, the 2018 Audi Q7 RS is expected to be launched in North America in January 2018. The vehicle will range from $55,750 to somewhere around $72,875. The price will go higher depending on the extras chosen. Some of these extras include night vision, massaging front seats and a 23-speaker Olufsen stereo.