Fri. May 24th, 2024
Audi Q7Image Source: Audi Media Center

Audi is all set to launch its most popular luxury SUV, the Audi Q7 in India tomorrow. If you remember this was once upon a time one of the best sellers for the German carmaker. Planning to buy a luxury SUV for your family? Let’s check out what all updates can we expect from the upcoming Q7 down below.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • 2022 Audi Q7 will make its debut in India tomorrow.
  • Bookings for the same can be placed against Rs.5 Lakhs.
  • Will be receiving several cosmetic and feature updates.

2022 Audi Q7: What can we expect?

Sources suggest that Audi will bring this SUV in two different trim levels, namely – Premium Plus and Technology. Since Technology is the top-end variant, it will be loaded with lots of interesting features including a new 12.3-inch Virtual Cockpit, 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment display and an 8.6-inch screen for AC control.

Other features such as a large panoramic sunroof, four-zone climate control, flat-bottom steering wheel, flat-bottom steering wheel and a branded surround sound system are also expected to arrive as an update for MY2022.

Image Source: Audi Media Center
Image Source: Audi Media Center

On the outside, the changes are visible in the form of new LED headlamps, revised grille, wide air intakes and sportier bumper. To enhance the side profile, it will also be getting a new set of alloy wheels.

Engine and Performance

This time, Audi has decided to offer a sole 3.0-litre six-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine on the Q7. As per the brand, this power unit is capable of churning out a massive 340HP and 500Nm of peak torque while being paired to an 8-speed automatic gearbox. Thankfully, it will be getting the brand’s Quattro all-wheel-drive system to make it capable enough on tricky terrains.

Although it is an SUV still, Q7 can clock a triple-digit speed in just 5.9 seconds.

Specifications

Globally, Audi Q7 compares with big luxury SUVs including Land Rover Discovery, Mercedes-Benz GLE, Volvo XC90 and BMW X5. Want to learn more about the all-new XC90? Let’s check out all the details related to it down below.

Volvo XC90

2022-Volvo-XC90
Image Source: Media Volvo Cars

The updated XC90 is a complete SUV but it is not available with a diesel engine. Earlier, even Audi has announced that the brand will stay in India with a petrol-only lineup and this way, both XC90 and Q7 will now be direct competitors to each other.

The all-new XC90 is currently available with a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine with overall output rated at 295BHP and 420Nm of peak torque. Also, the same engine on the top-end variant works in conjunction with a mild-hybrid system to churn out a massive 400BHP and 640Nm. Coming to the features, it is loaded with a 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system, four-zone climate control, radar-based cruise control and 7 airbags to name a few. To know more about the updated SUV, click here.

Specifications

Volvo XC90
Engine 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo petrol

2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo petrol (mild-hybrid)

Power 295BHP

400BHP

Torque 420Nm

640Nm

Key Highlights
  • 9-inch fully digital instrument cluster
  • Four-zone climate control
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Bowers & Wilkins surround sound system
Price (ex-showroom, Delhi) Rs.90.90 Lakhs to Rs.1.31 Crore

By Harsh Rana

Full-time management student and a part-time automobile enthusiast. Not much happy about EVs taking over the V8, V10 and V12 motors.

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