The new generation of the hatchback New Audi A7 Sportback 2019-2020 is officially presented late in the evening on October 19, 2019. The 2nd generation premium five-door hatchback New Audi A7 2019-2020 is based on the MLB Evo platform and is quite similar to the flagship of the German company from Ingolstadt, the fourth-generation New Audi A8 sedan, which is the sister of the novelty. In our review, the new New Audi A7 Sportback 2019-2020 – photo and video, price and configuration, technical characteristics of a stylish five-door. Sales of the new generation New Audi A7 Sportback in Europe and Russia will start in February 2019 at a price of 67,800 euros for a car with a petrol 340-horsepower engine – the New Audi A7 55 TSFI quattro S tronic.
Over the next year, the manufacturer will offer motorists a wider range of gasoline and diesel engines, as well as a hybrid, and possibly an electric version of the new New Audi A7 Sportback hatch, positioned as a 4-door sports coupe.
Just want to note that the first generation New Audi A7 was sold rather sluggishly. Since entering the market in 2011 to December 2016, European motorists have bought just over 66.5 thousand cars. And in North America over the same period, and bought even less New Audi A7 Sportback first generation, only 46-odd thousand copies. Correction of the situation, understandably, is entrusted to the new generation of the A7 model from New Audi. And in order to ensure success was guaranteed, the creators awarded the novelty a mass of merits, which we will discuss in our review.
The novelty can boast a modular platform MLB Evo from the flagship sedan New Audi A8. But, alas, less advanced, and completely redrawn by German engineers. For the New Audi A7, 4 suspension options are offered, but, unfortunately, without the most high-tech fully active electromechanical, available for the A8 sedan. So to be content with the usual with steel springs, sporty and understated by 10 mm, adaptive pneumatic with a body alignment counter and the most advanced, supplemented with electronically controlled shock absorbers.
For a surcharge, a dynamic steering with rear steerable wheels and an active steering system for front and rear wheels, as well as a rear inter-wheel differential, are offered. By supplementing these technical chips with adaptive suspension, the owner receives the ECP system (single electronic chassis platform) with the ability to select the optimum operating modes for all units and units from comfortable to sporty.
The body of the new generation A7 is made with a wide application of high strength steel and aluminum. From the latter, by the way, a lot of external panels are made. For coloring the body, there are 15 variants of enamel color, there is an S-Line package that allows changing the shape of bumpers, thresholds and rear-view mirrors, several variants of the filling of headlights with a top offer in the form of matrix mats HD Matrix LED with laser segments New Audi laser light, a chic LED garland of rear parking lights connected by a horizontal bar, an active spoiler that retracts at a speed of over 120 km / h from the fifth door and, of course, the elegant, strict and modern exterior design of the body.
- The external dimensions of the body of the New Audi A7 Sportback 2019-2020 are 4969 mm in length, 1908 mm (including rearview mirrors 2118 mm) in width, 1422 mm in height, with a 2926 mm wheelbase.
- The track of the front wheels is 1651 mm, the track of the rear wheels is 1637 mm.
Registration of the new generation of the New Audi A7 Sportback recalls the interior of the New Audi A8 sedan and is also offered with separate second-row seats, designed for two (optional) or a 3-seater rear sofa. The driver’s and front passenger’s seats of a new design with all kinds of adjustments by means of electric drives, heating, ventilation and massage. Virtual instrument panel with 12.3-inch screen. A pair of color displays on the center console: the top one with a diagonal of 10.1 inches is responsible for the multimedia complex, and the 8.6-inch under it allows you to adjust the climate control, the functions providing comfort, and even understand handwritten text.
The useful volume of the luggage compartment is from a minimum of 535 liters behind the backs of the second row to a maximum of 1390 liters, provided they are added. The loading width of the tailgate opening is 1050 mm, and the loading height of the boot floor is 669 mm.
The new generation New Audi A7 Sportback is a real advanced gadget on wheels, while premium. The novelty will delight owners to choose from several multimedia options – “MMI Radio”, “MMI Navigation” or “MMI Navigation plus”, Bang & Olufsen audio system, parking autopilot, a huge number of cameras, radars and ultrasound sensors, a laser scanner that provides auto adaptive driving, a lot of security systems, constantly monitoring everything and everything around the car.
Technical characteristics of the New Audi A7 Sportback 2019-2020. A new generation of New Audi A7 is planned to be equipped with petrol TFSI and diesel TDI engines with four and six cylinders. By default, all engines will receive a moderate hybrid system (Mild Hybrid or MHEV).
From the start of sales, the novelty is offered only in one version of the New Audi A7 55 TSFI quattro S tronic with a petrol 3.0-liter V6 TFSI (340 HP 500 Nm), accelerating the car to 100 kitsch for 5.2 seconds, the maximum speed is limited to 250 kmh.