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New Audi A7 Sportback 55 TFSI e quattro: The Audi A7 Plug-In Hybrid

Today is Audi A7 day. First, the new plug-in hybrid Audi A7 55 TFSI e quattro, later today, the new RS 7!

The new Audi A7 still has it all. The 5-door Sportback design conveys room for both people and gear and is available in both A7 and S7 trims. The latter is a 444-horsepower sport Sportback. Joining the line-up is a new A7 Sportback 55 TFSI e quattro, a highly-efficient plug-in hybrid variation.

The new plug-in hybrid Audi A7 Sportback 55 TFSI e quattro is powered by a turbocharged 2-liter 4-cylinder. It produce 248-horsepower and 273 lb.-ft. of torque. Mated to a 143-horsepower and 258 lb.-ft. of torque permanently excited synchronous motor (PSM), Total system output is 362-horsepower and a maximum torque of 368.8 lb.-ft. available as of 1,250 rpm.

The A7 PHEV reaches 100 km/h from not in only 5.7 seconds on its way to a top speed of 250 km/h. The 14.1 kWh 104 pouch cells lithium-ion battery provides an electric range, according to the WLTP cycle, of more than 40 kilometres. The A7 Sportback can reach speeds of up to 135 km/h in electric-only mode.

The quattro all-wheel drive system on the A7 e quattro is equipped with ultra technology which means it is designed for performance and efficiency. The A7 is delivered with three drive modes including a “Battery hold” mode in order to save EV range for a later moment. By default, the A7 always starts in EV mode and there’s also a Hybrid mode.

The Audi A7 Sportback 55 TFSI e quattro hits the European market very soon.


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Audi A7 Sportback 55 TFSI e quattro | Photo: Audi

Audi A7 Sportback 55 TFSI e quattro | Photo: Audi

Audi A7 Sportback 55 TFSI e quattro | Photo: Audi

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Matt St-Pierre
Matt St-Pierre
Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,400 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai

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