Audi RS7 Sportback (2014)
Audi RS7 Sportback (2014)

The new generation RS 7 Sportback will be available to order late summer with first deliveries set for late 2014.

The exterior features a Singleframe grille with an RS black honeycomb, there are three optional exterior packages - matt aluminium, gloss black and carbon. The headlights now feature LED technology as standard. Matrix LED technology is available for the first time on the RS 7 Sportback, with integrated dynamic turn signals on the front and rear. The tail lights also have a new interior design. New to the paint palette are the colours Floret silver, metallic; Glacier white, metallic; Mythos black, metallic and Sepang blue, pearl effect.

The V8 twin-turbo 4.0 TFSI engine has been re-worked for the RS 7 Sportback, it still outputs 560 PS, with a constant 700 Nm of torque at engine speeds between 1,750 and 5,500 rpm. This equates to 0 to 62mph in 3.9 seconds; the optional dynamics packages allow top speeds of 174mph and 189mph respectively. On a combined cycle according to NEDC figures you should see a return of 29.7mpg and emissions of 221 g/km. The engine features a Cylinder on Demand (CoD) system, which can shut down four cylinders during partial load operation.

The V8 engine is mated to an eight-speed tiptronic transmission with quattro permanent all-wheel drive system plus a Sports differential, which apportions torque in precisely measured quantities between the rear wheels according to driving conditions.

The revised Audi RS 7 Sportback is fitted with 20-inch forged lightweight alloy wheels as a standard. Optional 21-inch cast aluminium wheels are available in three different colours. The four internally ventilated brake discs have a weight-saving wave design. Alternatively carbon fibre-ceramic discs are available as an option. Electronic Stabilisation Control (ESC) features a Sport mode that can be deactivated altogether if required.

Published : 11/06/14 Author : Staff

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