2016 Audi Q7 Prices (ex-showroom, Delhi) –
1. Q7 Premium Plus – Rs. 72,00,000/-
2. Q7 Technology – Rs. 77,50,000/-
Class! The one word that comes to mind when you lay your eyes on the new generation Audi Q7 that is officially launched in the country with prices starting at Rs. 72 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi). The all-new Q7 keeps up with changing times featuring the completely new MLB platform as well as a sharp and bold styling that will be keeping the loyalists happy. Practical, spacious and powerful, the new Q7 packs in lot of luxury and then some.
Keeping up with the times, Audi updated the 2016 iteration of the Q7 with sleek and sharp features which are way more pleasing to the eye. The luxury SUV gets a new single frame trapezoidal grille and features new LED DRLs while the new LED tail lights are distinctively Audi. Surprisingly, the new Q7 has downsized in dimensions but gets a longer wheelbase opening more room inside the cabin. Moving inside, the interior does not discount on luxury not does it lose any of the technological goodies you’d wish on this mammoth.
Most prominently, the 2016 Audi Q7 gets a 12.3-inch TFT Virtual Cockpit instrument console from the new TT while the dashboard is impeccably designed with everything right from the steering wheel to the switches completely new. Talking about the features, a touch controlled MMI system with handwriting recognition is offered on the SUV and also supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay systems for easier smartphone connectivity.
Talking about things underneath the leather upholstered seats, the new Audi Q7 is significantly lighter as compared to its predecessor by an impressive 325 kg. The enormous loss in weight is due to the all-new chassis and extensive use of aluminium in its construction. The exhaust tail pipes have undergone a massive change, which are now flatter and rectangular shaped and the arrow-shaped DRLs have been introduced. Users will have the luxury of choosing between 3 new headlamps including LEDs, Matrix LEDs or standard xenons.
Talking about matters under the hood, the new Q7 is being offered only with a diesel engine in India with power coming from a 3-litre V6 TDI motor tuned to produce 272 PS of power and 600 Nm of torque, and comes paired to an 8-speed TipTronic automatic transmission. You also get the famed Audi Quattro AWD technology as standard on the might ‘Q’ that sends power to all four wheels.
Powerful, sleek and classy from front to the rear, what a delight it would be to drive this mean-looking beast. It will surely wow more laymen than its predecessor, and is a harbinger of Audi shifting its gears into the modern market. Surprisingly, the new Q7 is priced lower than the model it replaces hinting towards more local content going and only shows Audi’s commitment towards India. With competition coming from the Mercedes GL-Class, Volvo XC90 and BMW, we say welcome to India 2016 Q7, we couldn’t be more thrilled!