The 2015 Audi Q7 is a full-size luxury crossover SUV, was unveiled for the first time in September 2005 at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Production of the Audi Q7 began in autumn of 2005 at the Volkswagen plant in Bratislava in Bratislava, Slovakia. It is the first SUV offering from Audi and went on sale in 2006. Later, Audi’s second SUV, the Audi Q5, was unveiled as a 2009 model Audi has unveiled from a third SUV model. The 2015 Audi Q7 shares a platform with the Volkswagen Touareg and Porsche Cayenne.
The 2015 Audi Q7 uses a modified version of the platform of Volkswagen Group PL71. Previously the Audi Pikes Peak quattro concept car, the 2015 Audi Q7 is designed more for road use, and not for serious use out of the road, where a transfer case is needed. In an off road test through the interior of Australia that did well for a “soft path follower” Despite lacking a transfer case low range, has quattro permanent all-wheel drive system a lock center differential, and adjustable air suspension height which helps in off road situations. Development began in 2002 under the code of the UA 716, focused primarily on the Pikes Peak concept. The design work was frozen by the concept in July 2002, for presentation at North American International Auto Show in January 2003.
2015 Audi Q7 Interior
The 2015 Audi Q7 is stylish and luxurious on the outside, intelligent and well trimmed inside. The Audi Q7 is at once elegant and understated, considering their size. Some may not appreciate its large grill, but others need a touch of personality is probably considered a crossing of another subtle form of full size. With rich leather, suede, and wood, the 2015 Audi Q7 cabin is one of the best in this class – even considering offers superior luxury – and is both warm and refined. The audio and climate controls are a bit busier than they are in other Audi models, but in general there is a clean and elegant look with controls. Color, texture and quality of materials are all top notch, with lots of customization options available.
The 2015 Audi Q7 is adult and sophisticated on the outside without being boring, and with smooth, crisp sheet taut surfaces well with one of the best sets of ratio of this class of vehicle. Whatever side you are in relation to the grid, the rest of the Audi Q7 is well proportioned and tastefully sculpted, though. The silhouette is long and low, especially compared to some competing luxury crossover and details on the front and back are modern and high tech looking. For 2015, the 2015 Audi Q7 gets three new exterior colors and new 19-inch wheels with painted finish and chrome accents complete. A pack of 20 inches is newly available for Premium more models; and the S-line model superior special 21-inch wheels is obtained, along with a special gloss black grille, black roofrails and matte black window surround.
2015 Audi Q7 Engine
There are three versions available for 2015 Audi Q7 , each with four drive wheels and a standard eight-speed automatic transmission, but each with a different engine, too. At the top of the line, there is a supercharged 3.0 liter V-6 puts down 333 horsepower. A detuned version of engine produces 280 horsepower, and there’s a 3.0-liter turbodiesel V-6 available, too.
The update to the version of the S-333 hp offers improved performance, along with some extra equipment and updated appearance. Audi says the Q7 S line is good for a 6.9-second 0-60 mph time. Of the options, the TDI ischoice, since it returns a solid 19/28 mpg city / highway and is as fast as the database engine (0-60 in 7.7 seconds). It is fun to drive, and like all the 2015 Audi Q7 line includes Audi quattro all-wheel drive. Tow ratings are available to 6600 pounds with the proper equipment, so it is easy to tow boats or jet skis to the lake. Whichever engine you choose, the 2015 Audi Q7 is surprisingly agile for his size, driving more like a car than an SUV. The quattro all-wheel drive gives Audi Q7 good for all times and generally reliable capacity drive. The steering is well weighted and confident, with better feedback on what you find in some sedans.
2015 Audi Q7 Safety
The 2014 Audi Q7 has a great safety record, for their sturdy construction and long list of standard and available safety features, the 2015 Audi Q7 earns excellent safety ratings. In the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) test of the road, the 2015 Audi Q7 has received the highest rating for front and side tests, but has not been tested or evaluated in the new, more small overlap frontal category hard.
The long list of advanced security features include a system of lane departure warning, and a warning system of blind spots. Its found that the thick roof pillars can limit vision when parking, but visibility is generally pretty good. Standard safety equipment on all 2015 Audi Q7 models includes dual front, side and the side curtain airbags; anti-lock brakes; and stability and traction control.