An entry-level version of the new Audi Q7 generation has been officially announced for sale on the Old Continent.
Audi is now making the new generation of the Q7 lineup even more affordable by introducing an entry-level version of the popular SUV in Europe. According to the car manufacturer, the model in question has been called the Q7 Ultra 3.0 TDI and this is already available for order on the continent, where the company has announced a starting price of 58,000 euros, on its local market, Germany, with the first deliveries being scheduled to begin in September, this year.
“Audi models with “ultra” affixed to their names attain best values in fuel consumption and emissions as the result of a considerable technological input and are the most fuel-efficient automobiles in their segment. In the Q7, the “ultra” high-efficiency diesel is the third version after two other engines were successfully launched on European markets in mid-June: the 3.0 TFSI* with 245 kW (333 HP) and the 3.0 TDI* with 200 kW (272 HP)”, says the automaker in its press release.
The new Audi Q7 Ultra 3.0 TDI is making use of a 3.0 TDI turbo diesel engine, which is capable of putting down a total of 218 HP (160 kW) and a peak torque of 500 Nm (369 lb-ft), available between 1,250 rpm and 3,000 rpm. The average fuel consumption of this model stands at 5.5 liters of fuel every 100 km and the CO2 emissions stop at 144 g/km. This is the most fuel efficient version of the new Q7 generation and it needs 7.1 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph), being able to reach a top speed of 216 km/h (134 mph).