Bollywood actress, Aditi Rao Hydari is known for famous films like Padmaavat, Boss, Rockstar, Wazir etc. She recently bought a new Audi Q7. The luxury SUV is quite famous among celebrities. The pricing of the Q7 starts at Rs. 82.49 lakhs ex-showroom and goes up to Rs. 89.90 lakhs ex-showroom. Aditi opted for a Navarra Blue Metallic colour. It is not clear which variant the Bollywood actress got.
Audi offers the Q7 in just two variants. There is Premium Plus and Technology. The Premium Plus is the entry-level variant that costs Rs. 82.49 lakhs and the Technology is the top-end variant that is priced at Rs. 89.90 lakhs.
The Q7 is a choice of various other celebrities such as Kriti Sanon, Sanjay Dutt and Yami Gautam. Recently, Shanaya Kapoor, daughter of Sanjay Kapoor bought a Q7 finished in black. Raqesh Bapat also recently bought a pre-owned Audi Q7. Television actress Tejasswi Prakash also bought a new white Q7.
Audi offers a lot of features with the Q7. It gets a digital driver’s display which Audi likes to call VIrtual Cockpit. It is fully configurable and shows various different data about the vehicle. There is a 360-degree parking camera that shows a top-down view of the SUV. It makes it easier to park the vehicle in tight parking spaces.
You get a panoramic sunroof that lets in a lot of light to the cabin. There is four-zone climate control so every person gets their own climate zone and can adjust the temperature according to him/her. There is a touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. There is ambient lighting, cruise control, adaptive windscreen wipers, automatic LED headlamps, B&O premium sound system, electrically operated driver seat with memory function etc.
Q7’s engine and gearbox
Audi now offers the Q7 in only one single petrol engine. It is a 3.0-litre unit that has been turbocharged. The engine produces max power output of 340 PS and peak torque of 500 Nm. Audi is also using a 48V mild-hybrid system to provide an additional boost. It comes in handy when the driver needs to overtake or is coasting. It helps in reducing emissions and increasing fuel economy. Transmission used by Audi is an 8-speed torque converter unit that can transfer power to all the four wheels using Audi’s famous Quattro all-wheel-drive system.
Audi Q7 tips the scale at a massive 2.2 tonnes but that is to be expected considering it is a full-size luxury SUV. However, it can still hit 100 kmph in 5.9 seconds and has a top speed of 250 kmph. There are dive different drive modes on offer that alter the gearshifts response and smoothness, steering weight and feedback, engine response, stiffness of the suspension etc. The driving modes are Efficient, Dynamic, Auto and Comfort. You also get an Individual mode to set up the perimeters according to your requirement.
Audi Q7 competes directly against Jaguar F-Pace, BMW X5, Land Rover Discovery Sport, Mercedes-Benz GLE, Volvo XC90 and Land Rover Range Rover Velar.