Even though it is very unlikely that the 2018 Audi A7 will come out anytime before 2018, loyal customers are already excited about the improved model. As of now, it has been reported that this model is currently under development so most details are not yet finalized.
Audi has officially announced that their distinct A and S series models will undergo a major design change under their 2017 and 2018 franchise. Keeping up with that, it seems likely that the brand new 2018 A7 might turn out to be like a 5 door coupe, instead of its previous 2014 variants.
Performance of 2018 Audi A7
As far as the performance specs in the new Audi A7 2018 are concerned, there will be some major changes. Manufacturers speculate that this model might come out in multiple variants – including the much-coveted hatchback A7 as well as the more common sedan A7.
However, there is little known about the potential engine options that these variants will carry. Still, it is expected that Audi might bring in more diesel as well as petrol variants for their A-series models.
2018 Audi A7 – Engine Variants and Fuel Economy
According to official sources, two most possible engine options might include:
- A Twin supercharged V6 engine with 3.0-liter capacity and around 333 hp.
- A 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine with more than 450 hp as well as 206 lbs. feet of max torque.
There has not been any confirmation about any hybrid variants of 2018 Audi A7 but reports indicate that the fuel economy ratings for this upcoming model will be improved. With 18 mpg for city drive, 28 mpg for highway drive and 21 mpg for combined.
2018 Audi A7 – Redesign Changes
Even though the new Audi A7 will certainly bring in better and faster engine options. Customers all around the world are really excited about the redesign changes that the German manufacturer hinted at. As far as the exterior upgrades are concerned. Audi is looking into introducing a new body style for this 2018 model.
In addition to that, certain important aspects might also change in this latest Audi A7 2018. Let’s take a look:
- Dimensions of the car are slightly tweaked, with a larger wheelbase but a lighter aerodynamic design.
- It might get a new front grille design with modified bumpers as well as new Led head lights.
- The back of this car will certainly be enlarged to provide a spacious luggage area – with different variations for its coupe or sedan types.
As far as its interior goes, customers can certainly look forward to a brand new touch screen control module, with impressive display features as well as provisions for MMI controller support. Dashboard design might get an additional refresh as well.
2018 Audi A7 – Price and Release Date
Pricing of 2018 Audi A7 might is very similar to that of its previous models since its 2018 variant is not getting a new platform. So the estimated base price of this new model is around $69,000, although its higher trim models or additional variants will cost more. As mentioned earlier, this model is not available prior to early 2018. More information will be available as soon as it has finished production.