Audi RS7 facelift is launched in India. Offered in four new exterior colours of Sepang Blue, Floret Silver, Glacier White and Mythos Black; it receives a host of external and internal updates while it continues to be powered by the same engine.
Mr Joe King, Head, Audi India at the launch of new RS7 in Mumbai today.
Audi RS7 facelift is powered by a 4.0 liter V8 petrol engine offering 552 bhp peak power and 700 Nm torque at 1,700 to 5,500 rpm. Power is sent to all wheels via Audi Quattro four wheel drive system. This engine enables the Audi RS7 to accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in 3.9 seconds and hit a top speed of 255 kmph. With the introduction of the Dynamic Package, top speed is enhanced even further to 280 kmph or 305 kmph, depending on the mode. Fuel efficiency stands at is 9.5 liters/100 km (10.52 kmpl), while CO2 emissions are at 221 g/km.
Exteriors of the Audi RS7 boast of a restyled front bumper dominated by a single frame grille, new LED headlamps and optional Matrix LED lamps. The headlamps sport darkened graphics giving them an overall new look. At the rear, the Audi RS7 receives new tail lamps with LED graphics and new 20” forged lightweight alloy wheels with an option of 21” cast aluminium wheels.
Interior updates include a revised instrument panel with AC controls, paddle shifters and Quattro insignia. Infotainment is offered via an optional Multi Media Interface Plus infotainment system with Nvidia graphic processor and Bose surround system.
Improved standard equipment will also include a 3 spoke, flat bottom, leather, multi function steering wheel, RS super sport front seats and 4 zone air conditioning. Interiors will be in all black with carbon inlays and aluminium accents. Illuminated door trim sill strips are evident with distinctive RS7 logo while RS sports seats get integrated head restraints as standard.
Available across all Audi India dealerships, the five door 2015 Audi RS7 facelift will be met with competition from BMW M6 Gran Coupe and the Porsche Panamera Turbo S.