- The second-generation RS7 will go on sale in India on July 16
- Reservations started in late June; deliveries are scheduled to start in August
- The model will be offered with a high degree of customization.
Audi India opened its order books for the RS7 Sportback just two weeks ago, and now the company has announced that the super sedan will debut in our market on July 16, 2020. The model will be the fourth in the revamped India of the German brand. line that also includes A6 and A8 sedans and the Q8 SUV.
What is the RS7 Sportback?
The latest RS7 Sportback is the full version of the second-generation standard A7 four-door coupe. It distinguishes itself by using numerous styling cues, including a massive front grille and air grips and a prominent rear diffuser with twin oval-shaped exhausts. Wider than the standard car, the RS7 uses 21-inch wheels that can be hit up to 22 inches as an optional extra. Expect Audi to offer its full range of customizations for the next model.
Inside, the next-generation RS7 is the Audi of the new era. The center of attention is a dual touchscreen setup that is further complemented by the automaker’s Virtual Cockpit digital instrument cluster. A flat-bottom RS steering wheel, shift paddles, aluminum pedals and Alcantara upholstery further accentuate the sporty pretensions of the model.
What powers the RS7 Sportback?
The RS7 is powered by a 4.0-liter twin-turbo petrol V8 engine that powers a colossal 600hp and 800Nm of torque. The other main figure is a time from 0 to 100 km / h of just 3.6 seconds. Power is reduced on all four wheels through Audi’s Quattro all-wheel drive system and an 8-speed automatic gearbox with torque converter.
The smooth 48V hybrid system and cylinder deactivation technology are also part of the package, but don’t expect the RS7 to break the efficiency charts.
What is the expected price of the RS7 Sportback?
RS7 orders can be placed on the Audi India website and at authorized dealers for a reserve amount of Rs 10 lakh. Being a full import, the RS7 will be expensive and prices will be estimated at over Rs 1.8 crore (ex exposure). Deliveries are expected to start in August 2020. As such, the RS7 Sportback will compete with the likes of the Mercedes-AMG E63 S and BMW M5 Competition in our market.