Audi RS7 Performance Edition sees an increase in power and performance. Powered by twin-turbocharged 4.0 litre V8 direct injection petrol engine, which is now tweaked for peak power of 605 hp and 750Nm peak torque mated to an eight-speed automatic gearbox. This when compared to standard RS7, delivers 45 hp and 50 Nm more.
Thanks to the tweaked engine, 0 to 100 kmph sprint is now achieved in 3.7 seconds, 0.2 seconds faster than its standard counterparts. Top speed stands at 305 kmph in the RS7 Performance. CO2 emission figures are now at 221g/km on the RS7 Sportback.
Apart from the engine, there are a few differences on the exteriors as well. The new Audi RS7 Performance seen above get 21” alloys wrapped with 275/30 R21 tyres.
New RS7 Performance features sport suspension setup with Dynamic Ride Control and Dynamic Steering varying the steering ratio as per demand. RS7 Performance receives an exclusive Ascari metallic blue exterior paint. Interiors are seen finished in matt titanium while both the Performance Editions receive distinctive Quattro logo on air inlet duct.
Audi India has announced a launch price of INR 1,59,65,000, ex-showroom, New Delhi. Mileage claimed stands at 10.52 kmpl.