The second generation of crossover Audi Q7 hit the photo spies lenses

April 28, 2014 at 8:57 pm

Pre-production prototype of a new second-generation full-size crossover Audi Q7 was recently seen on the road tests, which took place at the Nurburgring. Debut of new items expected at the end of last year, but need to review the external crossover style forced the automaker to move the timing of its premiere at the beginning of next year. By the way, this also applies to the new generation model Audi A4, whose debut Germans moved to the middle of 2015.

Image of Audi Q7

Image of Audi Q7

The new Audi Q7 will be the first model of the concern Volkswagen, in the basis of which will lay modified platform MLB. MLB Evo architecture components are made of modern materials, thus reducing its mass. In addition, the new “truck” will enable use in crossover hybrid power plant.

Photo of black  Audi Q7

Photo of black Audi Q7

Reduce the total weight of the Q7’s grand total of 300 kg will also promote the use of aluminum alloys, high-strength steel and carbon fiber in the body structure. Note that on the MLB Evo platform will be built new generation Porsche Cayenne SUV and Volkswagen Touareg, and the first crossovers brands Bentley and Lamborghini, which are currently being developed. In the power line will include six new Q7 – and eight-cylinder engines, the above-mentioned hybrid setup, and four-cyclinder diesel.

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