Audi A7 Sportback (body code - 4G) - five-door all-wheel drive class E liftback, which is a charged version of the famous A7 model. For the first time this car was introduced in 2011 at the Frankfurt Motor Show. From the A7, this car is more aggressive in appearance and other dimensions. The car was built on the Volkswagen Group MLB platform, on which the A7 is also based, but the wheelbase of the sports version is longer by 2 mm (2916 mm). The body length of the Audi S7 is also longer than the standard version (4980 against 4969 mm), but the height is less (1408 against 1420 mm), moreover, the width of both versions is the same - 1911 mm.
A longer and lower body in the S7 gives the car more stability on the road. Swift silhouette, sloping roof, LED optics, 19-inch alloy wheels - all this creates a unique image of a premium sports car. As for external differences with the standard modification of the premium hatchback, the first thing that catches your eye when looking at the front of the car is a different shape bumper.
The changes affected its side sections, in which instead of two horizontal black blades painted in black, one appeared painted in body color. In addition, the S7 logo is placed between the first and second upper edge of the chrome-plated singleframe grille. In profile, both modifications can be distinguished only by wheel rims: in the sports version, they have a special design, and have five double “rays”. In the basic configuration - 19-inch wheels, but under the order you can put and 20, and 21 inch wheels. There are differences in the stern. Firstly, the Audi S7 has dual exhaust pipes, while the standard version has single pipes.
Secondly, the diffuser in the sports version is painted black and has a double chrome insert, running along the lower edge of the diffuser. Also on the trunk of the car you can see the logo "S7". In the cabin of the S7, one can note the tenacious steering wheel, covered with high-quality perforated leather with the S7 logo on the lower spoke, aluminum trimmed shift paddles, pedals and automatic transmission lever. The most noticeable transformation, compared with the A7, is the front and rear row of chairs, which received pronounced lateral and lumbar support, and the front - integrated head restraints. On request, the sports seats can be trimmed with high-quality Valcona leather.
Another detail that gives the car a sporty character is the special carbon inserts Carbon Atlas. The MMI touch multimedia panel with touch input has an intuitive interface and allows easy operation of the comfort functions. Under the hood of the Audi S7 Sportback is a high-tech TFSI V8 engine with a volume of 4 liters and a capacity of 420 horsepower. The motor works in tandem with the seven-step S tronic dual-clutch “robot”. Acceleration to "hundreds" takes 4.7 seconds. Top speed is electronically limited to 250 km / h.
The consumption of gasoline in a mixed cycle is 9.6 liters per 100 km of track. This engine is equipped with direct fuel injection and two twin-scroll turbochargers. The cylinder blocks are cast from an alloy of aluminum and silicon, which led to a reduction in the engine mass assembly to 220 kg. From the “ecological” equipment, it is worth noting the electronic cylinder shutdown system - Audi cylinder on demand. With a light load on the engine, the system shuts off part of the cylinders. Thus, fuel consumption and CO2 emissions are significantly reduced.
The engine is additionally equipped with a Start / Stop system and complies with the Euro-5 environmental standard. Complement the picture is switched off with a sharp acceleration generator and intelligent control thermostat for faster warm-up. Also, the car is equipped with Quattro's all-wheel drive system, an adaptive air suspension and the Audi Drive Select system, which in turn allows you to select modes and different vehicle settings to suit the mood of the driver or the road. The car received ventilated brake discs, and as an option, you can also order carbon-ceramic.