Audi presents the second generation of the RS 7 Sportback, which arrives for the first time with five seats and body widened, in addition to performance and efficiency improved thanks to the technology Mild Hybrid. This innovative model will be available in dealerships european to the end of 2019 .
They have widened the wheel arches to emphasize its sporty character . This increased width is not an optical illusion: with 1.950 mm between the front wings, it measures about 40 mm longer than the Audi A7 Sportback. This new Audi is sharing the line coupe of the standard version, but only four panels of his body: the hood, the roof, the front doors and the tailgate. The exterior design specific RS gives a character of its own to this great tourism 5.009 mm in length.
the front of The new RS 7 Sportback features a grille Singleframe flat, wide and without contrast at the edges. The radiator grille with its honeycomb structure, three-dimensional, specific to the RS models, gives it an imposing appearance. The large air inlets in front and the vertical fins in high-gloss black add to the aggressive design. A splitter is the distinctive lower edge of the front.
The side view of the new Audi RS 7 Sportback shows some lines well-defined and muscular curved surfaces . The line of the shoulders moves down the visual balance, while the line of the windows rises towards the back, giving a sense of dynamism even when the vehicle is stopped. The side skirts specific RS with inserts in aluminium series accentuate the feeling of movement in the Sportback's high-performance.
The trailing edge bending of the rear and the luminous band that joins the pilots in the rear are some of the characteristic features of the RS 7 Sportback. At a speed of 100 km/h, a spoiler extends from the tailgate traser or. The exhaust system RS, with a large output oval chrome finish on each side, is located under a bumper-specific RS with a rear diffuser and design elements in high-gloss black. The new RS 7 Sportback is equipped as standard with LED headlights. The headlights with optional Matrix LED laser with their bezels dark, as well as the drivers rear LEDS, are fitted with intermittent dynamic and show animations specific RS to lock or unlock the vehicle.Power V8
The 4.0 TFSI the new Audi RS 7 Sportback delivers a power of 600 HP and generates 800 Nm of torque at a wide range of 2,050 4,500 rpm. The Sportback is a high-performance accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in only 3,6 s. The maximum speed is electronically limited to 250 km/h; it can reach 280 km/h with the package dynamic; and to 305 km/h with the dynamic plus.
Thanks to the technology Mild Hybrid (MHEV) with an installation main power of 48 V, the 4.0 TFSI combines maximum performance and high efficiency. The alternator-starter (BAS) can recover up to 12 kW of power in a soft landing and to feed a battery of ions of lithium. If the driver lifts the foot from the accelerator at a speed of between 55 and 160 km/h, the control gear will select between two options, depending on the situation and the setting in Audi drive select: recover energy or to shut down the engine. When the driver presses back the accelerator pedal, the BAS, belt-driven, it will start again.
The technology MHEV allows you to activate the function start-stop start and stop automatic of the engine, even in gear, at a lower speed to 22 km/h. When the vehicle returns to start the movement, the engine of the new RS 7 Sportback start up automatically, even if the driver continues depressing the brake. With the technology MHEV it is possible to reduce the fuel consumption by 0.8 l/100 km
The engine of four-litres produces a sound sporty characteristic of a V8 , which can be adjusted using the dynamic system driving dynamics Audi drive select. The sports exhaust system optional RS, with outputs finished in black, provides a sound even more full. Modes customizable RS1 and RS2, the customers can decide if they want a tone sporty or more balanced.
series, the power output of the 4.0 TFSI is transmitted through a gearbox tiptronic eight-speed transitions optimized between gears and a new feature Launch Control system all-wheel drive quattro permanent. The forces of propulsion are distributed between the front and rear axle at a ratio of 40:60 through the center differential mechanical. If a wheel slips, it automatically sends more torque to the axle with the better traction, up to 70% to the front axle and up to 85% towards the rear.
Also, the driver can determine the character of the RS 7 Sportback by Audi drive select. Account with six available profiles : comfort, auto, dynamic, efficiency and modes RS1 and RS2 customizable, that can be activated directly via a button "RS MODE" on the steering wheel. The Audi drive select influences factors such as the management of the engine and the gearbox, the assistance of the steering, the suspension, the dynamic steering in the four wheels, the differential sport quattro, the exhaust system and the way it works the climate control. In the mode RS2, customers can change the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) to a sport mode with a press of a button.Sporty and futuristic,
Clarity and sporty details are the stylistic elements central in the interior of the new Audi RS 7 Sportback. Like the exterior, the design language combines tense surfaces with contours clearly defined . There is a lot of space for the driver and the passenger, with an interior architecture that achieves a transition futuristic to the user interface. The touch screen MMI touch response top is integrated in the architecture black panel, so that it is almost impossible to see where it ends the screen and where it starts your environment. The driver can use the display RS upper to get a general overview of the temperature of the components of the propulsion system, the G forces maximum, the information related to the pressure and the temperature of the tires.
The screens specific RS used the Audi virtual cockpit to give detailed information on the tire pressure, the torque, the power, the oil temperature, boost pressure, lap times, acceleration, and forces G. A light indicates to the driver the time to change to a higher gear when it reaches the max speed of rotation of the motor. The Head-up display, optional, also provides various graphic displays specific RS.
The sports steering wheel with RS perforated leather, flattened at the bottom, and with new shift paddles RS of large size made of aluminium, with multi-function buttons, which the driver can use to enable new modes RS1 and RS2 in the Audi drive select. By doing so, you show the specific screens RS of the Audi virtual cockpit. Anagrams RS and RS 7 adorn the steering wheel, seats and trim, lighted thresholds of the front doors. When you open the doors, front or rear, is projected on the floor the emblem of Audi Sport.
as standard, the sports seats RS are upholstered in Nappa leather/Alcantara with black pearl with a pattern rhomboid, and carry the logo RS engraving. An even more sporty seats RS upholstered with leather Valcona perforated with a honeycomb design and the engraving RS. The perforations allow for the first time a function of ventilation.Updated Date: 11 September 2019, 22:27