15 de janeiro de 2013

Audi RS7 Sportback revealed in Detroit

Audi revealed another RS, or RennSport, car that besides the impressive look, has equally impressive performance figures, and all thanks to the 4.0liter TFSI engine.

The twin-turbo V8 displaces 3.993 c and develops an amazing 412kW (560hp) available between 5.700 and 6.700rpm, and 700Nm (516.29lb/ft) of torque are available between 1.750 and 5.500rpm. All of that power and torque is directed to the ground through an eight-speed tiptronic gearbox and the quattro permanent all-wheel drive system.

Top speed is limited to 250km/h (62.14mph) but you can pay for the optional dynamic package or dynamic package plus, which increase the values to 280km/h (173.98mph) and 305km/h (189.52mph), respectively. Still it consumes on average just 9.8 liters of fuel per 100km (24 US mpg), thanks to cylinder deactivation, meaning most of the time it will work as a four-cylinder engine, when under low to medium loads and engine speeds.

The RS 7 adaptive air suspension lowers the body by 20 millimeters (0.79 in) and is combined with adaptive damping, but you can choose the sport suspension plus with dynamic ride control (DRC) with steel springs and three-stage adjustable dampers.

As an option we have 21inch wheels, 420 millimeter (16.54in) carbon fiber ceramic discs with anthracite gray calipers, exterior mirrors with exposed carbon housings, all-LED headlights, a head-up display, a comfort package, sport exhaust system, among other possible choices.