2011 Audi Q7: Off-Road Beast
The Audi Q7 redefines the status that builds into the brand to become a premium car roughly to the same size of Mercedes- Benz- GL- Class or Cadillac Escalade. With the eight-speed automatic being standard in all Q7s, this luxurious long- distance cruiser is an apt car for any family. A just-in-time car with extensive changes, Q7 models are equipped with supercharged 3.0 liter V6s called 3.0T and 3.0T S Line. 2011 Audi Q7 is a bigger beast after the mini beast, the Audi Q5.
Being big on the outside, this SUV has a total weight of 5500 pounds and measures 16.7 feet long making it a perfect cannibalization to compete with other models inline.
All the models of Audi Q7 like Premium, Premium Plus and S Line Prestige are powered by all-aluminum Audi 3.0 liter TFSI V6 engines that produce 272hp; 295lb-ft of torque and 333hp; 325lb-ft of torque. The 2011 Audi Q7 TDI is supercharged with V6 turbo diesel to produce 225hp and 405lb-ft of torque. The suppressing vibration feature at the attachment point along the steering column offers a smooth driving.
Audi Q7 is known for its high standards because of its plush interiors built with the copious use of finest materials. The dash layout decorated with genuine wood and brushed aluminum decorative options are quite impressive features of this luxury cruiser. The seats, especially front seats are heated twelve-way power seats that are quite comfortable and driver-oriented. The ventilation mode in the seats that allow air passage provides added comforts during the travel. The 28 seating positions that accommodate seven passengers offer a worthy choice for those looking for an uncluttered traveling.
The other features like three-panel Panorama sunroof for light-filled driving, four-zone climate control system that helps control the atmosphere inside the car,14-speaker sound system of 1000 watts power with Acoustic Lens technology and ICE power digital amplification for ultimate listening experience and MMI navigation plus for real time traffic and 3D topography graphics provide an exciting driving experience.
Q7, a seven-passenger SUV, commands a progressive design. The coupe-like roofline gives a classy sporty look. Moreover, it also comes with extensive wheel options like 18-inch alloy six-spoke wheels or 19-inch wheels with exterior chrome trim or sleek 21-inch five-tri-spoke wheels to suit any road anywhere. The other features are xenon headlights with LED running lights, Audi adaptive lights and LED trimmed signals. These lights give the vehicle a signature look as they look superior to conventional bulbs. They are known to be everlasting and considerable energy saver, which is up to 50%.
2011 Audi Q7 is definitely gives an impressive on road presence wherever it moves. The amazing built up quality and off road capabilities; it can surely be called the beast of off-roads.
Audi Q7 is equipped with all the safety systems like ABS, EDL, front seat side airbags, side curtain airbags, stability and traction control and rear parking sensors. Some high end models like Premium Plus and Prestige trims have added safety measures like rear view camera and a blind-spot warning system.
A big and sturdy vehicle with well-crafted interior; Autobahn high-speed stability control suitable for long distance travel; high safety features.
Cramped third-row seats; not so impressive cargo space; very heavy.
The base model of 2011 Audi Q7 starts with £40,995 but to satisfy your needs, one would need to buy some upgrades to feel like loaded in such a big car. Audi has launched a newer version as Audi Q7 V12 which boasts the maximum off-road capabilities with a powerful V12 engine, but that can be pricey and costs above £1,00,000.
Drive train: All Wheel Drive
Curb Weight (lbs): NA
City (MPG): 16
Hwy (MPG): 22
Torque (lb-ft): 295@2250
Length (in.): 200.3
Width (in.): 85.7
Height (in.): 68.4