Thursday, 21 September, 2017

Audi launches Q7 40 TFSI Petrol at Rs. 67. 76 lakh

Audi launches 2017 Q7 40 TFSI in India, priced at Rs 67.76 lakh Audi India launches Q7 petrol version at Rs 67.76 lakh
Debra Rodriguez | 06 September, 2017, 13:10

Overview: The much awaited Audi Q7 petrol is going to be launched in India to take on a number of luxury SUVs in the Indian market.

Audi at a launch event held in Mumbai announced a petrol-powered variant of its Audi Q7 SUV. The new Q7 will have an 8-speed automatic transmission and it is a four wheel drive controlled by the Quattro AWD system.

Audi India head Rahil Ansari said with the introduction of the Audi Q7 40 TFSI quattro. "This marks the debut of the first-ever luxury SUV in its segment in India and reigning segment leader with a petrol engine". Audi claims that the Q7 will hit a top speed of 233 km/h and reaches 100 km/h from standstill in 6.9 seconds. It is equipped with Audi Drive Select, which allows the driver to choose from five drive modes - Comfort, Auto, Dynamic, Individual and Off-road. The declared fuel efficiency of the Q7 petrol is 11.68kmpl which is approved by Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI).

The Q7 40 TSFI comes with similar features to the diesel. There are no cosmetic changes over the diesel version, the only giveaway is the "40 TFSI" badge on the tailgate. Based on Audi's new Major League Baseball platform, the new Audi Q7 SUV comes with new-age chassis built from steel and aluminium, making it about 325 kg lighter than its predecessor. Audi's virtual cockpit, Auto Park Assist with a 360-degree surround view camera, seamless AC vents that run across the width of the dashboard, Matrix LED headlights, a 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system paired to a 558 watts BOSE 3D Surround Sound system, adaptive air suspension and 19-inch alloy wheels all make it to the petrol variant too. The 2017 Audi Q7 40 TFSI rivals the BMW X5 35i, Mercedes-Benz GLS 400, Land Rover Discovery and Jeep Grand Cherokee.

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