Geneva Motor Show 2016: Audi Reveals Q7 E-tron 3.0 TDI Quattro

Posted: Feb 27 2016, 1:13am CST | by , in News | Cars & Vehicles


Geneva Motor Show 2016: Audi Reveals Q7 e-tron 3.0 TDI quattro
  • Audi Q7 e-tron 3.0 TDI Quattro to reach European market in March 2016!

The first ever plug-in hybrid model from the Audi Q family has been specifically designed for the European buyers.

Full details of the Audi Q7 e-tron 3.0 TDI were recently released. The Audi Q7 e-tron will be officially launched at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. The Q7 e-tron is a full-size plug-in hybrid SUV.

The SUV can travel 55km on pure-electric power and can average just 1.8L/100km. Audi has released full details of its new plug-in hybrid version. The Audi Q7 e-tron is a big SUV which features a 3.0-litre turbo-diesel V6 engine.

The engine of the Q7 e-tron 3.0 TDI is combined with a 94kW electric motor. According to Audi the Q7 e-tron generates an impressive 275kW/700Nm. It sees the hybrid Q7 jump to 100km/h, from rest, in just 6.2 seconds.

The Audi Q7 e-tron plug-in hybrid is capable of travelling up to 55km on pure-electric power alone. Needless to say the electric power train is adequate for most people’s commute.

The Audi Q7 e-tron only takes four hours and 45 minutes to charge the17.3kWh lithium ion battery. The charging can be carried out from a standard plug socket.

According to Audi the Q7 e-tron has real-world efficiency called Predictive Efficiency Assistant. The new fuel-saving feature cuts diesel consumption by 10%.

The fuel saving system uses data from the satnav and live information. It also alerts the driver when to reduce speed to save fuel.

The system also calculates when to switch the Q7’s eight-speed automatic into its free-wheeling mode. The Audi Q7 e-tron will be priced in Europe from around $120,000. The Audi Q7 e-tron will arrive in Europe by March 2016. 

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