Audi opens bookings for Q7 SUV

German luxury carmaker Audi recently said it has begun pre-bookings for its next generation Audi Q7 in India to be launched in February. Customers can book the Audi Q7 at an initial booking amount of INR 500,000 on the company website or register their interest at the nearest Audi India dealership, it said.

Balbir Singh Dhillon, Head of Audi India, said, “After nine product launches in 2021, we are excited to step into the new year with another incredible offering – the legendary Audi Q7 for which we open bookings today.”

“The Audi Q7 has always been loved by customers for its sheer magnanimous road presence and its versatile performance – on and off the road. With the Audi Q7 we are now taking this up a notch with a new design and features. I am confident that the Audi Q7 will continue to be loved by existing and potential customers who want to join the Audi family,” he said. Powered by a new powerful 3.0L V6 TFSI petrol engine, the new Q7 produces 340 hp, 500 Nm of torque and goes from 0-100 kmph in a quick 5.9 seconds.

The model is Assembled at the Aurangabad plant in Maharashtra and available in two variants of Premium Plus and Technology. It features Adaptive Air Suspension, Audi Drive Select, quattro all-wheel drive that aids in its superior driveability and handling. Driver assist features included are Park Assist Plus with a 360-degree-view camera and Lane departure warning, amongst others.

For 2021, the carmaker reported a two-fold growth to 3,293 retail units. It had sold 1,639 units in 2020. “The uptick was propelled by the five electric cars – the Audi e-tron 50, Audi etron 55, Audi e-tron Sportback 55, Audi e-tron GT, Audi RS e-tron GT and the petrol powered Q-range along with A-sedans,” it said.