Audi's Flagship SUV Finally Comes Back After A Long Hiatus
Overdrive|January 2022
Audi’s flagship SUV finally comes back after a long hiatus
Bertrand D’souza

Type 3.0-litre V6 petrol

Max power 340PS

Max torque 500Nm

LxWxH (mm) 5,067x1,970x1,685mm

Price ₹85 lakh (estimated ex-showroom)

+ Elegant design and more spacious than what the size suggests

- Expected to be pricey

The Audi Q7 for long now has been an attractive, rich and luxurious full-size SUV, the darling of several celebrity A-listers and an ideal vehicle for large Indian families who needed the three rows of seats. Over the years in-cabin technology and features have been getting swankier, even the driving experience has consistently gotten more spirited. Previous generations had a torquey diesel powertrain in addition to the petrol TFSI, but post the Volkswagen dieselgate issues Audi has offered only petrol engines in their entire lineup and that will be the case with the new Q7 too. It’s no slouch and while efficiency figures were not something to write home about, it did every other job handsomely. As a flagship standard, the Audi Q7 presented some of the best engineering in the segment, Audi’s quattro all-wheel drive tech brought in the best of all worlds, and adaptive suspension added that extra bit an Indian consumer always found handy.

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