Exploring back into Audi’s past reveals the great impact that the Quattro technology, attained in the late 1970s and early 1980s, had on the marque’s success. The first Audi Quattro was, in fact, the first four-wheel-drive rally car. A tremendous success on the rally circuits, the Audi Quattro instantly stamped its mark of authority, winning many major national and international rallies. Audi’s Quattro technology showed the world that the use of AWD in race cars, performance cars, and family cars was always going to be a winner for handling and safety. It’s little wonder that Audi applies a refined version of the first Quattro technology in most of its cars that are produced today. Audi’s S7 Sportback brims with all the finest Quattro technology you’ll find anywhere.
Lusty performance and desirous looks ensure that the new Audi S7 Sportback is one of the favourites amidst a number of distinguished sports GTs on the market. BMW’s new 6-Series is always going to be hard to beat, while Jaguar has its XF and XK beasts. But, when it comes to the most exotic or the one with the highest status ratings, I’m not sure the Jag or Beemer quite match the Audi’s glamorous appeal. The four joined rings fetch a premium when it comes to status appeal.
Glancing over the smooth Audi S7 Sportback lines, it’s clear the car has a bigness and boldness about it that is cleverly restrained enough to keep it looking elegant and powerful – and less garish then, perhaps, a Mercedes Benz CL or SL rival. A crimped waistline on the S7 Sportback draws the eye, while flared wheel arches and lustrous, sporty headlights are other design features worth a mention. Quad exhausts and big rubber hint at what sort of performance one can expect from under the S7 Sportback’s bonnet.
The best way to describe the potent 4.0-litre V8 TFSI engine is in how the power shoves you back against the seat as you open up and explore the engine’s creamy torque and shatteringly quick acceleration. Enveloped in such premium luxury, the Audi S7 Sportback cossets the driver – who really can enjoy top sports car performance in a seat fit for a king. “Quick” is a lame descriptive word for how the S7 Sportback gets along. Point A-to-Point B performance is both effortless and momentary. Massive disc brakes, controlled by the best electronic sensors, make hauling in the cars power instantaneous.
Audi has equipped the S7 Sportback with a powerful V8 engine that uses Audi cylinder on demand technology. If you then do not need the full power of eight cylinders, the Audi valvelift system closes the intake and outlet valves, and switches off the injection and ignition of the relevant cylinders. Fuel consumption and emissions are, as a result, kept low. So what can you expect from the sexy new Audi S7 Sportback? Exceptional power delivery across the entire speed range means that the 309 kW, V8 can accelerate the low-slung Audi S7 Sportback from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.7 seconds. Huge levels of torque mean that hills are tamed and passing maneuverers are effortless. Like the other big German brands, Audi has electronically governed the car’s top speed to 250 km/h.
Sinking back into any of the S7 Sportback’s leather seats brings you into a very magical, luxurious environment that has to be one of the nicest I have seen. One of the interior packages features light coloured, creamy Audi exclusive leather upholstery with a dark grey dash and door finish with rich wood veneer inserts for dash and doors. The blending of such fine materials and colouring is nothing short of breath-taking. My choice would be the above interior platform with the dark maroon exterior; however there will be the perfect luxury mix that’s just right for you.
All the finest technology is found in the Audi S7 Sportback. In-car entertainment, hands free communications, zoned climate control, chassis and braking control, and the epitome of car safety features make the S7 hugely desirable.
Logic says that the beautiful Audi S7 Sportback will be a timeless classic.
The current Audi S7 Sportback models include the:
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