Audi India is all set to bring back the Q7 to the Indian market. They had to discontinue the model in India due to the implementation of BS6 emission norms. Audi is finally bringing back the SUV with an updated design styling and a single gasoline engine. Moreover, the launch of the new Audi Q7 will take place on February 3, 2022. Let’s see what has changed in the upcoming Q7. 

2022 Audi Q7: Exterior styling

Audi had given a midlife update to the Q7 back in 2019. The new model comes with a similarly bold and futuristic design language seen in other cars from Audi. Audi has retained the estate-like silhouette and given the vehicle crisp body lines. However, the Q7 Does look like a massive SUV from the front and the rear.

At the front, the new Q7 gets a large octagonal front grille with chrome borders and vertical chrome linings. The new sleek headlamps come with signature Audi LED DRLs. Moreover, the front bumpers are now beefier and get large air vents on each side. The side profile is dominated by the large 19-inch alloy wheels, chrome window lining, and silver roof rails. At the rear, the Q7 comes with a new set of tail lamps and a chrome lining runs between them. Also, the SUV gets a new rear bumper.

2022 Audi Q7: Interior and Tech

2022 Audi Q7The Audi Q7 is offered in a 7 seat layout. Inside the cabin, the Q7 comes with a brand new dashboard with a double display center console. The first 10.1-inch display is an infotainment system with all the advanced connectivity options including Apple car play and Android Auto. The second 8.6-inch display is for climate control. A 12.3-inch fully digital instrument cluster serves as Audi’s Virtual Cockpit. Overall with multiple displays and minimal analog controls, the cabin looks minimal and futuristic. Moreover, the Piano Black and Brushed Aluminum highlights create a luxurious feel in the interiors.

Other features in the new Q7 include adaptive air suspension, a panoramic sunroof, four-zone climate control, powered front seats, adjustable ambient lighting, and a rear-seat entertainment package. 

Powertrain

The Q7 derives its power from a 3.0-litre turbocharged V6 petrol engine that can generate 340hp of power and 500Nm of peak torque. An 8-speed automatic gearbox is provided as a transmission option. Furthermore, the SUV also gets Audi’s Quattro AWD system and a 48V mild-hybrid system. This same motor is seen in the Audi Q8 and A8. 

The upcoming Q7 will rival the likes of luxurious SUVs such as Volvo XC90, BMW X5, Mercedes Benz GLE, etc. Stay tuned for more updates on the Audi Q7.

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