Audi is set to release the second generation of SUV vehicles, and the 2017 Audi Q7 S Line is one of them. For this model, it is over 250 pounds lighter than the predecessors are and more fuel-efficient. Other advancements include technological installations, to meet the current market competition. The outer and inner design features are also new and better when compared to the previous models.
2017 Audi Q7 S Line – Exterior Expectations and Luxurious Interior Design
For this 2017 Audi Q7 S Line, it is narrower and shorter but elongated, giving it a completely new outlook. The building material is a mix of steel and aluminum, to provide enough strength as well as reduce the overall weight. The single frame type of grille with a newly designed bumper and headlights tom match the canted-like roof and beltline.
Although the 2017 Audi Q7 S Line is shorter, it happens to have a bigger headroom and trunk than the previous model. MMI displays and adjustment knobs have received a retouch, with the driver easily accessing redundant controls from the steering wheel. Audi’s Virtual Cockpit is another inclusion that keeps the driver’s cabin modern and stylish. As for the seat covers, leather or suede could be options, while the finishes could take either chrome or wooden polishes, to match up the style and design.
Pre-sense monitors that detect the drivers’ reaction towards a possible collision, which trigger braking and seat belts systems, provide the basic safety monitoring. Both antilock and automatic braking systems are also available. Others include the full curtain air bags; traction and rear view cameras, although Audi may decide to include other upcoming technologies.
2017 Audi Q7 S Line – Engine and Performance
The 2017 Q7 S Line has tow engine options, which differ in consumption and acceleration levels. A 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that is turbocharged. And producing over 250 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque, is the first option. The second engine version is a turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 engine that pumps over 330 hp and 320 lb-ft of torque into the system. This power will get an equal distribution to the four-wheel drive system and Audi may produce both the diesel and gas version.
On average, these engines provide an acceleration of 60mph in less than six seconds, making it compete well with BMW and Mercedes SUVs. In terms of fuel consumption, they average at 21 mpg for city and highway terrains. The towing capacity ranges from 4,000 pounds to over 7,600, for the 4-cylinder and V6 versions respectively.
2017 Audi Q7 S Line – Pricing and Release Date
The pricing of this 2017 Audi Q7 S Line starts from $60,000, based on the design changes and performance improvements. Its price should be lower than that of Range Rover but higher than that of Volvo XC90. Although the launch dates are still unclear, mid 0f 2017 should be the latest that this vehicle will start selling.
The new design of this Audi Q7 S Line 2017 and technological improvements are a great addition to buyers of this SUV. With the eight-gear automatic system, drivers can enjoy better stability and accelerations, which is a preference for many SUV lovers.