First Drive – 2016 Audi Q7 Redesign And Specification

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What the car enthusiasts demanded for long time ago has answered by Audi. They revealed 2016 Audi Q7 redesign with all new designs and engine performance. This second generation of Q7 will be one of tough competitor in its class as luxurious crossover. The 2015 Detroit Auto Show claimed this rumor by showing this car at the event. Summer is the best season to release Q7 to the market scene and Audi will do it later. They choose this generation as 2016 model year. It means that there are many lineup which compete against Q7 especially U.S and Europe.

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First-Gen History

What about the previous model of 2016 Audi Q7 redesign? Of course, it will be your question for me at the moment. The first-gen of Q7 was on sale in 2007 ago in United States market scene. It has two face lifted designs until the 2016 coming. Although, I think it was unnecessary to be redesigned because the crossover’s maker was not as good as these days. Audi claimed Q7 should be redesigned because it was the real trendsetter at the moment. Moreover, the first-gen shared truck-inspired and need some refinements. For your information, the design was more like a tall wagon rather than SUV.

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2016 Audi Q7 Redesign Exterior

2016 Audi Q7 redesign overview

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The tall-wagon look becomes the iconic design for 2016 Audi Q7 redesign. They prefer this design rather than a truly SUV because the customers like it properly. In addition, Audi arranged the sport-wagon design for the new Q7. People are familiar with this design as stated by them in some automotive websites. But, they added some details for following the modern era such as new beltline and also the roofline with sloping to back design. In the front segment, there is a single frame grille to make sure it is an Audi’s product and people will be easier to recognize the Q7.

2016 Audi Q7 redesign review

2016 Audi Q7 Redesign Interior

The interior design of 2016 Q7 redesign is using special theme. Audi choose instrument panel theme rather than conventional theme in order to be different with the predecessors. In other words, cockpit-like is more familiar for you who never seen this theme before. The driver-focused dashboard will be found inside this crossover with MMI Touch pad as its main feature at the center stack. Audi also stated that they gave the controller too for this touch pad with new position. The previous Q7 was not arranged properly and many customers complained it. Audi shows that they concerned about this little thing for the new Audi Q7.