2016 Audi RS7 Review, Specs and Release Date
Everything is getting clear right now for the coming of 2016 Audi RS7 that was introduced for its concept at 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. This version will be the new American model that is coming with the minor changes. As a sportback, its changes are quite noticeable including the grille and headlights with the minor revisions. The highlight for its change is the engine. For American version 2016 RS7 has more powerful engine to offer compared to the European version. The company considers retaining the longitudinal MLB platform with the mild and exact steering. It feels a bit smaller but its corner is quite different because the close-to-telephatic sports. Audi wants to sharpen the flip-in and milgate. It goes with all-wheel drive Quattro.
2016 Audi RS7 Exterior
You could find out the same updates for the new S6 and 2016 Audi RS7 especially around its nose with the support of the new depth around its grille and its dimension is a bit altered. Those two cars also have chrome treatment that optionally could be with the gloss black. Audi makes both of them have reshaped front splitter to complete the new daytime running light accents for the headlights. Below the hood, the cut line at the front part is also new.
For the rear of 2016 Audi RS7, it has new honeycomb mesh insert as the rear bumper accents. It is also added for S6. Another similarity is the new taillights. The different between those two cars are presented. You could find out the new trapezoidal exhaust outlets in this RS7 but in S6 you can get the redesigned quad round outlets.
2016 Audi RS7 Interior
For both the Premium Plus and Prestige trim, the cabin of 2016 Audi RS7 will go with some cosmetic refinements especially with the presence of new Flint gray, Cedar brown leather and red trim-out. The bespoke cross-stitch sew pattern is also offered. To give soothing nuance inside, you could choose fully ventilated seats with five-mode massage system. It is more complete with the upgraded MMI voice-controlled navigation plus system with the MMI touch displays for its eight inches of monitor. With the modular infotainment platform, it is featured with the standard Audi connect and also internet with the support of 4G LTE connection to offer integrated Wi-Fi hotspot.
2016 Audi RS7 Powertrain
For the engine, 2016 Audi RS7 has twin-turbocharged V8 engine 4.0 liter that will produce about 450 horses and 406 lb-ft of torque. With this engine, the car could go with the top speed for about 155 mph. It is equipped with seven-speed dual-clutch auto transmission with the optional eight-speed automatic.
2016 Audi RS7 Release Date and Price
2016 Audi RS7 is possible to hit the dealership floor in spring of 2015 for 2016 model year. For the official pricing, there is no announcement yet. Some experts only estimate that the cost could be about $106,000 and its main competitors are BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe and Mercedes-Benz CLS.