The Audi A7 is quite capable of holding its own against cars like the Mercedes CLS, and ABT Sportsline has just released an upgrade to make the Audi A7 even more powerful. The 2012 ABT Audi AS7 is a car capable of measuring up to the CLS-AMG class.
The Audi A7 is one of the most elegant looking cars in the premium sport segment. In the Audi AS7, you'll feel like you're sitting in a sports car 24/7, but it also has the practicality and comfort of an everyday vehicle.
|Vehicle Type: Super Sport Sedan||Est. Market Price: NA|
|Fuel Tank Capacity: 19.8 gallons (75l)||MPG: NA|
|Length: 195.6 in. (496.9 cm)||Wheelbase: 114.7 in. (241.9 cm)|
|Height: 55.9 in. (142 cm)||Width: 84.2 in. (213.9 cm)|
|Curb Weight: NA||Ground Clearance: 4.4 in. (11.1 cm)|
|Luggage Capacity: 24.5 cu ft||Maximum Seating: 5|
|Engine: Turbocharged V8||Displacement: 4.0 Liter|
|Horsepower: 520 HP||HP per Liter: 130 HP|
|Torque: 479 lb-ft||Transmission: S Tronic|
|0-60 mph: 4.5 seconds||Top Speed: 180 mph (289 km/h)|
The twin-turbo 4 liter V8 engine in the A7 has been modified to enable the AS7 to reach an impressive 520 HP, 442lb per ft of torque and a top speed of 183 mph. Modified by the best VW tuners, this is a vast improvement, considering the original A7's top speed is 155 mph!
Befitting the new sporty potential of the AS7 thanks to its V8 modifications, the A7 also receives a sleek new set of wheels complete with high performance tires, a new set of suspension springs, ABT Level Control plus an extra (optional) lowering module.
At high speeds, the AS7 really comes into its' own - the new suspension level gives it an even sportier feel to the drive and the ride is as exhilarating as ever.
The Audi AS7 keeps the sleek and sexy look of the A7, one of the most elegant luxury cars. Wider and lower than its predecessors, the design of the A7 and AS7 resembles the Audi A5 more than the A6 sedan.
Fitted with LED running lights, bi-xenon headlights, heated windshield wipers, heated mirrors, cruise control, climate control and sunroof, the standard version of the AS7 comes with all the driving essentials that you'd expect. Along with the MMI system, there are Bluetooth capabilities, a navigation system, CD changer, HD satellite radio, voice control, 14 speaker sound system and iPod dock - more than enough goodies to keep you entertained while travelling in Audi's souped-up A7!