The 2015 Audi RS7 Sportback has many enhanced features, and then some. Audi continues to exhibit its prowess when it comes to building attractive & powerful cars.
It borrows the Audi S7 and A7, including a redesigned single frame front grille which has a black honey comb pattern, gloss carbon, and black styling packages that give it an extra level of personalization and luxury.
|Vehicle Type: Sportback||Base Price: Â£82,010*|
|Fuel Tank Capacity: 16.5 Imp gals (75L)||MPG: 20 city / 38 hwy|
|Length:197.3 in. (501.2 cm)||Wheel Base:114.7 in. (291.5 cm)|
|Height:55.9 in. (141.9 cm)||Width:84.2 in. (213.9 cm)|
|Unladen Weight:4232 lbs (1920 kg)||Ground Clearance:NA|
|Luggage Capacity: 18.9 cu ft||Maximum Seating: 4 people|
|Engine:V8 TFSI quattro||Displacement:4.0 Liter|
|Horsepower:560 HP||Max RPM:5700-6600 RPM|
|Torque:518 lb-ft @ 1750-5500 rpm||Transmission:8-Speed Tiptronic|
|0-60 mph:3.9 seconds||Maximum Speed:155 mph (250 km/h)|
Engine & Performance
The 4.0L V8 engine and the pair of turbo chargers produce 560 hp and 516 lbs ft of torque at between 1750 and 5500 rpm. The engine, combined with lightweight aluminum, makes the 2015 RS7 Sportback sprint from 0 to 62 mph (100 km/h) in just 3.9 seconds. The optional dynamics packages allow a top speed of 174 mph (280 km/h) or 190 mph (305 km/h) depending on the choice of package.
Power is enhanced through an 8 speed tiptonic transmission to a Quattro permanent all-wheel drive system with an optional sport differential for its rear axle. This offers extra performance and fun.
The V8 bi-turbo engine gives you 25 mpg (9.5 liters/100 km) of fuel economy, and a CO2 emission of 221 grams per kilometer thanks to the eighth gear.
Suspension & Brakes
The RS7 Sportback has RS adaptive air suspension which is combined with adaptive damping which lets it sit 0.78 (20mm) lower than the base A7. Besides giving it better handling performance, lowering the height also gives it a menacing stance.
You can also opt for the RS sport suspension with DRC (Dynamic Ride Control) for better canyon carving. Carbon ceramic brakes have been tucked behind the lightweight alloy wheels to ensure the RS7 comes down from high speed just as quickly as it accelerates.
The exterior is striking with a refined shape that gives it a crispy design that is quite attractive. Although the massive front intakes have been retained, the new singleframe LED headlamp design with a mildly altered bumper and LED running lights gives it a menacing front end.
Moreover, the grille received a visual tweak with sharper angles and edges. You can order the trim around the nose in matte aluminum, carbon or gloss black. The 2015 RS7 Sportback is available in four new colors; three metallic shades, Glacier White, Mythos Black and Floret Silver.
The 20 inch forged alloy wheels are standard but there is an option for 21 inch cast aluminum wheels which come in three color options.
The same honeycomb shape from the attractive grille has been mirrored in the stitching of the bolstered RS sports seats. The Quattro emblem has been slightly updated whereas the air vent controls, shift paddles, and instrument cluster have been slightly updated.