The Audi Q7 was introduced in 2006 in order to give the Cayenne a run for its money. Based off the same platform as the Porsche and VW Touareg, the luxury SUV from Audi makes use of the German automaker's TDI technology with everything from a gas burning 280 HP 3.6 Liter V6 and a 4.2 Liter V8 making 350 HP to a diesel pumping 3.0 Liter diesel V6 making 225 HP with a few more MPG while the top of the line Audi Q7 is powered by a 500 HP 6.0 Liter turbo diesel V12.
The Siegen-based tuner B&B offers two possible performance modifications for the new Audi Q7 4.2 TDI. Level 1 increases performance up to 268kw/365hp and torque up to 850 Nm. The noble SUV reaches in level 2 performance top values of 290kw/395hp and torque of about 900Nm. This allows accelerations of less than 7 seconds from 0-100km/h and top speed of more than 240km/h.
240 bhp of output and 550 Nm of torque – the latest version of the incredibly powerful 3.0 TDI six-cylinder engine is now available in the Audi Q7 . The ultra-modern compression-ignition engine with Common Rail fuel injection system and piezo injectors impresses not only with its sheer power, but also, and even more so, with its remarkable efficiency. On average, the Audi Q7 3.0 TDI requires a mere 9.8 litres of diesel for every 100 kilometres travelled. This means that the new version needs 0.7 litres less than its predecessor, despite the significant increase in power output and torque.
The Q7, performance SUV from Audi, is a top of the line vehicle concerning design, power and practibility. Naturally the subtle the aerodynamic parts from Königseder address the non cross country drivers who want to bestow more sportness upon their car. The Königseder exterior package consist of a front bumper extension in the current Audi look and therefore improves the front area without being to flashy. The colorless original plastic rear bumper subpart is exchanged by the Königseder (...) More
The top model in the Audi Q7 line is a large SUV powered by a twin-turbo 5.8 liter V-12 engine producing a zero to 60 time of 5.5 seconds. This is a diesel and currently is not available in the United States. The concept model was shown at the North American Auto Show, however, which suggests that it will eventually arrive in the States. Meanwhile, there are four other models of the Q7 available here, with base prices starting as low as $39,900.
So, is it worth it?
The car in the video is purported to be the V-12, but the same plant manufactures the lower priced cars, as well. One look at the assembly process shown in this video will explain why Audi has an outstanding reputation for build quality.
Back in January, at the Detroit Auto Show, Audi launched the Q7 V12 TDI Concept, one of the most powerful ever diesels SUV. According to AutoTelegraf, this will come reality: Audi confirmed the car will go into production in the second half of 2008. An even good news is that the model will also be available for USA.
When you think about an Audi Q7 you think about style and power. But in the same time you know that 350 hp and a top speed of 151 mph are not that impressive. This is why JE DESIGN decided to turn this impressive ride into a more powerful one. With 500 supercharged horses and a top speed of 169 mph, the Je Design Q7 is indeed something we can call a SUV.
After A8, S8, R8 and A5 is now Q7’s turn to offer superb sound from Bang & Olufsen. The Q7 is a powerful presence on all counts and a genuine performance SUV suitable for both on-road use and off-road action. It is the perfect blend of dependable sturdiness and sporty elegance, and the Advanced Sound System complements this perfectly with its fourteen powerful loudspeaker units and elegant design. Model/Remodel To generate an unequalled listening experience, state-of-the-art (...) More
240 kW/326 bhp and 760 Nm of torque – Audi proudly presents the most powerful diesel SUV on the world market. A state-of-the-art eight-cylinder engine with common rail fuel injection and Piezo injectors not only stands out on account of its sheer output but also demonstrates outstanding efficiency: the 4.2 TDI has an average fuel consumption of just 11.1 litres of diesel per 100 kilometres.