The updated 2020 Audi SQ7 has arrived in Oz priced from $161,500 plus on-road costs.
Powering the seven-seat SQ7 is a 4.0-litre bi-turbo V8 diesel engine with mild-hybrid technology producing 320kW and 900Nm, the latter is available between 1250 and 3250rpm.
An eight-speed tiptronic transmission sends power to Audi’s quattro permanent all-wheel drive system.
Audi claims the SQ7 can accelerate from 0 to 100km/h in 4.8 seconds, on the way to an electronically governed top speed of 250km/h. These digits are identical to the recently priced SQ8.
Depending on the final spec, fuel consumption is listed between 7.4-7.6L/100km on the combined cycle.
Standard equipment highlights include adjustable air suspension, rear-wheel steering, 22-inch alloy wheels, HD Matrix LED headlights, a panoramic glass sunroof and soft-close doors.
On the inside, buyers get Valcona leather trim, an electric steering column, a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster (virtual cockpit), four-zone climate control, a head-up display, wireless smartphone charging, a 360-degree camera, four USB ports, and Audi’s latest 10.1-inch infotainment system featuring satellite navigation with Google Earth overlays, wireless Apple CarPlay and digital radio.
The SQ7’s safety package is extensive and includes autonomous emergency braking, collision avoidance assist and blind-spot monitoring, lane-keeping assist with steering, automated parking software, rear cross-traffic assist, adaptive active cruise control and exit cyclist-detection.
2020 Audi SQ7 pricing (excludes on-road costs):
SQ7 TDI - $161,500
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