In early March 2016 at a special event in Ingolstadt, the presentation of the “charged” off-road vehicle Audi SQ7, built on the basis of the new Audi Q7 2 generation.
Outside the top-end Audi SQ7 TDI (2017) practically does not itself issue, except for the 20-inch disks of exclusive design. But if you look closely, you’ll see a different grid in the radiator grille, the silver mirror housings, rear spoiler, two twin rectangular pipe exhaust system and, of course, nameplates SQ7.
In the car also changes slightly. The decoration of the front panel and are used on the dashboard insert in carbon, appeared on the pedals, metal lining, slightly changed the instrument panel, and completes the picture of a sport steering wheel with flattened bottom rim.
Under the hood of the Audi SQ7 2016 has registered a new 4.0-liter TDI diesel with supercharged triple – in its design, and two turbines used a supercharger with an electric drive, which feeds located under the boot floor 48-free lithium-ion battery. Combined engine paired with an upgraded 8-band automatic transmission.
Power of the power unit is 435 hp, and maximum torque of 900 Nm is available in a range from 1000 to 3250 rev/min. On acceleration from zero to hundred Audi SQ7 takes only 4.8 seconds and a top off-road vehicle speed is limited to 250 km/h. Claimed fuel consumption in the combined cycle is 7.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions – 194 g/km.
The surcharge for the model proposed package of Driving Dynamics, which includes chassis with pivoting at small angles (up to 5 degrees) rear wheels, active rear differential and electromechanical system rolls suppression (such sometimes is used on the BMW 7 series G11).
Thus already in the database SQ7 Audi 2017 equipped with all-wheel drive Quattro with the Torsen center differential, air suspension, adaptive dampers and active anti-roll bars that can be adjusted independently of each other.
European sales of the new Audi SQ7 TDI will start in the spring of 2016 at a price of 89,900 euros. The surcharge for it offered the matrix head optics (the default is fully diode), audio system Bang & Olufsen 23-speaker output 1920 watt entertainment system for rear passengers with two tablets based on Android, wheels with diameter up to 22 inches, carbon-ceramic brakes 24 and the various safety systems.

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