Audi A7 makes entry into GCC region


Audi has announced the arrival of the all-new Audi A7 Sportback to the region’s showrooms.


The new Audi A7 Sportback

Exterior and lighting design

  • Particularly sporty interpretation of the new Audi design language: taut, muscular body; wide, low Singleframe grille
  • Side view with sporty-sinewy proportions; powerful contours above the wheels to emphasize the quattro drive, taut roof line, strongly tapered rear end with continuous light strip
  • Digital daytime running lights signature (option)
  • Optional HD Matrix LED headlights with Audi laser light, dynamic lighting effects in the headlights and rear lights when unlocking and locking
  • Length 4,969 millimeters (16.3 ft), wheelbase 2,926 millimeters (9.6 ft), width 1,908 millimeters (6.3 ft), height 1,422 millimeters (4.7 ft)
  • Wheel sizes 18″ to 21″

Interior design, colors and materials

  • Interior design with clean design language, fusion of architecture and operation
  • Visually seamlessly integrated 10.1-inch display (option), only a few buttons and controls
  • Optional ambient and contour ambient lighting package
  • Wide selection of sophisticated materials such as Valcona leather; new colors; design selection and S line sport package as top equipment

User operation

  • New operating and display concept MMI touch response: two touchscreens with haptic and acoustic feedback, intelligent text input
  • Optional natural-language voice control with onboard and cloud search
  • Key functions can be operated from the steering wheel; optional head-up display available
  • Optional Audi virtual cockpit with full HD resolution (1,920 x 720 pixels)
  • Around 400 functions can be personalized via seven profiles, if desired

Infotainment and Audi connect

  • New generation of the Modular Infotainment Platform; top version MMI navigation plus with data transmission via LTE Advanced and Wi-Fi hotspot
  • Optional navigation with self-learning function based on driver preferences; online route planning with HERE, detailed 3D city models, four free updates per year
  • New Audi connect and Car-to-X services, including traffic sign and hazard information
  • New myAudi app to seamlessly network smartphone and car
  • Optional Bang & Olufsen Advanced Sound System with 3D sound also for the rear

Driver assistance systems

  • Up to 39 driver assistance systems in three packages, including new systems such as the garage pilot and parking pilot (successively from 2018) and the crossing assist
  • Innovative sensor set: Laser scanner, long-range radar and four mid-range radars, front camera, 360 degree cameras and ultrasonic sensors
  • Permanent merging of the various sensor data in the central driver assistance controller (zFAS)
  • Automatic parking of the A7 Sportback with the Audi (remote) parking pilot and Audi remote garage pilot with simultaneous monitoring by the driver (to follow in 2018)


  • Optionally available dynamic all-wheel steering with variable ratio at the front axle, and rear wheels that steer in the opposite/same direction
  • Progressive steering standard, five-link front and rear axles
  • Sport suspension, suspension with adaptive damper control and adaptive air suspensions with controlled dampers available as options
  • Electronic chassis platform (ECP) for central driving state computation and optimal control of the chassis control systems

Mild-hybrid system

  • 3.0 TFSI (55 TFSI) and 3.0 TDI (50 TDI) with 48-volt primary electrical system and mild hybridization via belt alternator starter; enables coasting with the engine off and high recuperation power
  • Extended start-stop operation with predictive convenience start

Drive system

  • At market launch:
    • 3.0 TFSI with 250 kW (340 hp) and 500 Nm (368.8 lb-ft)
    • 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 5.3 seconds, top speed of 250 km/h (155.3 mph), average fuel consumption of 6.8 liters per 100 km (34.6 US mpg) and 154 grams CO2 per km (247.8 g/mi)
    • 3.0 TDI with 210 kW (286 hp) of output and 620 Nm (457.3 lb-ft) of torque
    • 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 5.7 seconds, top speed of 250 km/h (155.3 mph), NEDC consumption of 5.5 liters/100 km (42.8 US mpg) (142 grams CO2 /km (228.5 g/mi)
  • Additional variants with four or six-cylinder engines after market launch, including
    • V6 3.0 TFSI with seven-speed S tronic and quattro ultra drive
    • V6 3.0 TDI with eight-speed tiptronic and quattro permanent all-wheel drive


  • Generous interior, 21 millimeters (0.8 in) longer than in the predecessor model, more head and knee room on the rear seats
  • Luggage compartment with increased load-through width and 535 to 1,390 liters volume (18.9 to 49.1 cu ft)
  • Optional power rear hatch with sensor-controlled activation by foot gesture
  • Top values in aerodynamics and aeroacoustics, high passive safety

Comfort and convenience features

  • Newly designed seats, top version with improved massage function
  • Optional acoustic glazing and large panoramic glass sunroof
  • Air quality package with ionizer and fragrances (option)
  • Optional heated windshield and wipers with integrated nozzles


2018 Audi A7 Sportback

Carguide IDAUA7-63
ModelA7 Sportback
Model Year2018
Body styleSedan
Wheelbase (mm)2926
Length Width Height (mm)4969 x 1908 x 1422
Engine3.0-litre V6 turbocharged
Power HP@RPM340 @ 5000-6400
Torque Nm@RPM500 @ 1370-4500
Gearbox8-speed tiptronic
Drivequattro all-wheel drive
Fr SuspensionFive-link front axle; tubular anti-roll bar; air spring suspension
Rr SuspensionFive-link front axle; tubular anti-roll bar; air spring suspension
BrakesDual-circuit brake system with black/white split for front/rear axles; ESC/ABS/EBD; brake booster, hydraulic brake assist
WheelsForged aluminum 8.0J x 18”
Tyres225/55 R18 102Y

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