Audi launches RS7 Performance in India

Audi RS7 Performance will be sold in India via the Completely Built Unit (CBU) route

By: | Published: November 10, 2016 2:02 PM

 


Audi has added another performance car to its lineup with the Audi RS7 Performance at a price of Rs 1.59 crore ( ex-showroom, Delhi). The five-door nothchback is powered by a 40TFSI Bi-turbo,V8 engine, which produces 605hp of power and 750Nm of torque. The car can accelerate from 0 to 100km/h in 3.7 seconds and can attain a top speed of 307 km/h. The engine is mated to 8-speed Tiptronic transmission. For more torque, the RS7 Performance features an 'Overboost function' which offers an on-demand increase of torque from 700Nm to 750Nm.
The German auto manufacturer has equipped the RS7 Performance to Audi's Cylinders on Demand (COD) system, which makes the car more fuel efficient. On the exterior, the RS7 Performance features a black honeycomb grille and Audi matrix LED lights as standard. The braking duties are handled by 390mm front disc with six piston calipers. Inside the cockpit, it features instrument cluster, Quattro logo and an MMI infotainment system and a Bose Surround System. In addition to this, the RS7 Performance also features a Dynamic Ride Control and Independent Sports Air Suspension.

Thierry Lespiaucq, Managing Director, Volkswagen Group Sales India Private Limited said: “Even more performance coupled with outstanding efficiency – that is what is behind the new “performance” model designation at Audi. The Audi RS 7 Performance further hones the brand’s sporty profile and makes it even more desirable, demonstrating our philosophy of ‘Vorsprung durch Technik’. Its 4.0 TFSI engine with 605 hp and up to 750 Nm of torque push acceleration nearly to levels usually reserved for supercars. With its design aesthetics and cutting edge technology, it surely knows how to impress when it comes to exhilaration, with the additional torque on demand ensuring a breathtaking driving experience, “