2018 Audi Q7 Luxury SUV
In the following article it will be presented the future 2018 Audi Q7 model. The Q7 is a full-size luxury crossover SUV which is being sold by Audi since 2005 and gained good popularity since then. Actually, it is the largest crossover in the entire Audi segment. Since the 2018 Audi Q7 promises some changes, we have to know which ones are these. Since, there is no official release on this information we will have to base ourselves on rumors on the Internet.
2018 Audi Q7 Changes
As from what can be found, the major changes of the 2018 Audi Q7 will be regarding its space, which will be bigger so it will be better for a family car. Its look, which is thought to be a fresh one, not that the current one isn’t a good look, but it’s always better to improve. Its exterior, which will be more compact, significant reduction of curb weight and this will be a huge plus as more interior space with a more compact design is a true challenge for the engineers. Also, improved efficiency, a complete revision under the skin, power trains and a lot more candy for the future Audi drivers. It is said that it will go on to tackle the North American tastes with a more sport overall design. Even 21″ wheels and four-wheel steering. But, it is also expected to be lighter given to the use of aluminium for the chassis.
We will continue by mentioning the engine options that might fit such a SUV monster. The main rumor is that it will have a turbocharged V6 3.0 liter with power ranging from 200KW ( 268 hp ) to near 261 KW (350 hp), or even 298 KW (400 hp). This will not be a great improvement, given that current Q7 already manage these kind of horsepower. The most interesting part of these engines that the manufacturer is aiming, according to some rumors, to make the car consume about 2 liters per 100 kilometers, which is astonishing for a crossover SUV. This astonishing low consumption can be achieved with the current technology of Audi Q7 diesel-power hybrid plug-in, called the Q7 e-tron. It will be improved by then to deliver more driving range for less fuel consumption. Of course, the car will be designed to comply with the European regulations, regarding engine environment pollution, and the engines will be Euro 6, so environmental friendly. Also, it is rumored, that the company will aim at an increase torque going up to 650 Nm, which is massive.
2018 Audi Q7 Release and Price
As for the potential release dates and prices for the 2018 Audi Q7, some think about the early 2018, while others go for mid 2018, and a potential $65,000, which is not very expensive for a luxury SUV. It doesn’t really matter, at the moment, if it will be released in early 2018, mid 2018, late 2018. The 2018 Audi Q7 will be a car that it’s worth waiting for, given the German quality, future low fuel consumption, improved design and a decent price for such a car ( there are enough examples of SUV that go well over $100,000, so $65,000 looks like a complete bargain).
Concluding everything, 2018 Audi Q7 will be an interesting appearance with good engine, environmental friendly, low fuel consumption, possibly hybrid, and with a good price for such an engineering beauty.