The Audi RS 7 Sportback performance wears its dynamic character on its sleeve, featuring a long hood, sporty, flowing C-pillars and a sharply dropping rear.
Combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 9.5 (24.8 US mpg); Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 221 (355.7 g/mi)
Its 4.0 TFSI engine offers 445 kW (605 hp) and 700 Nm (516.3 lb-ft) of torque. Thanks to the overboost feature, the driver can even retrieve a short-term torque of up to 750 Nm (553.2 lb-ft). The sprint from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) takes only 3.7 seconds. While Audi limits the top speed to 250 km/h (155.3 mph) by default, the dynamic package plus makes up to 305 km/h (189.5 mph) possible. Despite this supreme level of performance, the Audi RS 7 Sportback performance has a combined fuel consumption of just 9.5 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers (24.8 US mpg) and emits 221 grams CO2 per kilometer (355.7 g/mi) – due in part to the cylinder on demand (COD) system.
Power is transferred via an eight-speed tiptronic and quattro permanent all-wheel drive, which can be supplemented with an optional sport differential on the rear axle. Audi drive select, 21-inch wheels and the RS adaptive air suspension are standard. Options include dynamic steering, the RS sport suspension plus with Dynamic Ride Control (DRC) and carbon fiber-ceramic brakes. Electronic Stabilization Control (ESC) has a Sport mode and can be deactivated altogether if need be.
The elegant black interior of the RS 7 Sportback performance features RS sport seats in Valcona leather, an RS selector lever knob in perforated leather, carbon applications, an RS sport leather steering wheel, lighted door sill trims with RS 7 logos and stainless steel pedals. Numerous exterior design details indicate the special position occupied by the performance coupé. Besides the air inlet ducts with quattro logo and distinctive add-on parts with a matt titanium look, they include the dual-branch RS exhaust system with chrome tailpipe trims, exclusive Ascari blue, metallic paint finish and a color-coordinated design package for the interior. Audi also offers headlights with Matrix LED technology and tinted bezels as an option.
Further information about the official fuel consumption figures and official, specific CO2 emissions of new passenger cars can be found in the “Guide to fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and electricity consumption of new cars,” which is available free of charge from all sales outlets and from DAT (Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH), Hellmuth-Hirth-Strasse 1, 73760 Ostfildern-Scharnhausen, Germany (http://www.dat.de).