The paparazzi was once again able to catch a new prototype Audi in the frame, this time the “Hero of the Day” was the Audi S7 racing sedan.
The test drive of the Audi S7 prototype on the Nurburgring, beloved by the Germans, impressed the spies, and the giant Mercedes-Benz became clear that the CLS 63 AMG had a serious competitor. Now little is known about the future novelty of the Audi S7, and camouflage hides all the details of the design of the machine.
Under the hood, the Audi S7 plan to install the V-10 motor, which is used on the latest version of the RS7 with a capacity of about 450 liters. With., working with a seven -speed robotic speed box. And the ruptes are similar to Padger’s rubs.
The exact launch date of the Audi S7 in the series is not yet clear, but they suggest that this will happen within a year, and it is expected that the premiere of the novelty will be held in Frankfurt next year.
The newest versions of the A8 limousine and the Q7 crossover were the debutants of the concern, who installed a new eight -speed speed box. The novelty has established itself perfectly, so it was decided to use this transmission for some other developments of the Audi.
Of the unofficial sources, in the near future this box will be purchased by Audi Q5, A4 and A5, which use 2.0-liter TFSI. Also improved Q7, with its powerful 3.0 l. V-6 (borrowed from S4 and A6), which will replace 3.2-liter V-6 and 4.2-liter V-8, will also be equipped with a new transmission.
On sale, cars with an automatic eight -speed speed box will go no earlier than December of the current year.