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2012 Audi A7

Stylish Five-Door Earns Respect Right Out Of The Box 2012 Audi A7 - Click above for high-res image gallery It's only just arrived, and the new 2012 Audi A7 reminds us of a trusted old friend. That's quite a compliment. The five-door is fresh on the scene, with gorgeously sleek sheetmetal hiding an advanced supercharged engine and all-wheel drive. Inside, there is a four-place cabin loaded with luxury and some of the industry's most innovative technology. Impressive, but that isn't what sets the Audi apart. While most original designs require time for familiarization, the A7... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
3.0L V6 Supercharged
Power:
310 HP / 325 LB-FT
Transmission:
8-Speed Automatic
MSRP:
$67,430
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    Detroit: 2014 Audi RS7 is a 189-mph terror
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    If you have a burning desire to take yourself and four friends to 189 miles per hour, the 2014 Audi RS7 Sportback can help you out. The luxury hatchback bowed at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show today, complete with a 560-horsepower twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 engine thrashing under the hood. Getting to 62 mph takes a shave under 3.9 seconds thanks in part ...

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    Video: Audi takes cars that park themselves to a whole new level
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    Autonomous cars are impressive displays of in-car technology, but what exactly would the benefit of such systems be for the average driver? Audi has answered that question by showing off its Piloted Parking system for the Audi Connect at CES 2013. Installed on this Audi A7, Piloted Parking allows a driver to drop themselves off and have the car ...

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    Los Angeles: Audi torques the floor in LA with four new TDI oil burners
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    The diesels are coming. Well, one diesel engine sitting pretty under the shapely hoods of five Audi models: the A6, A7 and A8 sedans along with the Q5 crossover are joining the already available Q7, each powered by a 3.0-liter TDI engine offering up 240 horsepower and 406 pound-feet of torque. Suffice it to say, we're pleased. Audi promises improvements ...

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    Official: Audi confirms four new TDI diesel models headed for US
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    Audi has thrilled the diesel fanatics among us this afternoon, by announcing its intentions to show a whopping five TDI diesel-empowered vehicles (four new) at the upcoming LA Auto Show. TDI versions of the Audi's A6, A7, A8 sedans and its Q5 crossover will be new additions to the automaker's US arsenal, while the Q7 TDI will continue as well. The news ...

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    Official: Audi A7 wins Motor Press Guild's inaugural Car Of The Year award
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    The Motor Press Guild has named the 2012 Audi A7 as the its first-ever Car Of The Year. MPG calls itself the largest automotive media association in the United States, and says that the the A7 was chosen as the first recipient of the organization's Car Of The Year award because of its styling, handling and slew of advanced technologies. MPG says that the ...

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    Frankfurt: 2012 Audi S7 saunters slyly onto stage, shows sultry shape
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    It seems Audi has hit upon a bit of love-it-or-hate-it styling with its new A7 full-size five-door. Regardless of your stance on its aesthetics, we can all agree that the motor does a fine job of hauling the hefty hatchback around. Now, however, Audi has given us our first glimpse at the more powerful S7, and we can't wait to get this shapely German back ...

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    Audi S7 likely headed for Paris, TT RS for U.S. decision imminent
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    Autoblog is driving the stunning new Audi A7 Sportback at its international media launch this week in Sardinia, and the scuttlebutt around the hotel bar is that a hotter performance variant, the S7, will make its debut at the Paris Motor Show in the coming weeks. With garden-variety U.S. A7 five-door powered by the latest evolution of Audi's ...

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    Spy Shots: First look at Audi S7
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    Even though we won't see the production version of the standard Audi A7 until this year's Paris Motor Show, the men and women in Ingolstadt are already prepping a hotted-up version of the swoopy four-door coupe (we still aren't used to typing that), as seen here in this latest set of spy shots. Rumors have stated that a RS7 Sportback might debut ...

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    Audi RS7 Sportback reportedly due in Paris with 580-hp V10
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    The Audi A7 Sportback isn't even on the market yet and already there's word afoot of a 580-horsepower RS version. The four-door coupe/hatchback/thing, previewed in concept form at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show, is set to be unveiled in final production guise at the upcoming Paris salon in September. And when it does, reports suggest that it'll be capped ...

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    Spy Shots: Audi A7 caught testing in the cold
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    It's been over a year since the Audi Sportback concept debuted at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show, and based on these spy shots, it won't be much longer until the production version debuts – we're guessing that it could show up as early as next month's Geneva Motor Show. Dubbed A7, this four-door sedan sports a coupe-like profile and will slot between ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #156
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    Spy Shots: 2011 Audi A7 caught in production form
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    The intrepid spy shooters at KGP have caught the 2011 Audi A7 uncovered in a testing lab in Germany ahead of its official reveal next year, and the sleek, low-slung saloon/coupe hasn't lost much of its flavor in the transition from showcar to production. Although the shots don't give us a clear view of the front fascia, the headlamps and front clip have ...

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    Detroit 2009: Audi Sportback concept, coming soon as the A7 [w/VIDEO]
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    Audi continues to underscore the importance of the US market to its future fortunes with two world debuts at the Detroit Auto Show. In addition to the R8 V10 that we saw last month, we got our first look at the Sportback concept. The Sportback is a preview of the A7 sedan due to arrive in the next year or so. As expected, this is Audi's take on the four ...

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    REPORT: Audi to unveil A7 in Detroit
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    Audi A7 concept coming to Detroit Auto Show
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    While other automakers are fleeing Detroit's Cobo Hall, Audi has plans to make up for their absences. We already knew the V10-powered version of the R8 would be making its world debut at the North American International Auto Show next month and it looks like several more vehicles will be appearing as well. According the Detroit Free Press, a concept ...

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    One more 'Official' rendering for your perusal: Audi A7
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    CAR has been releasing what it's called "official sketches" from Audi execs privy to the future of the four-ringed automaker. This latest drawing shows what Ingolstadt plans to pit against the Mercedes CLS in the burgeoning sports sedan segment, likely to be dubbed the A7. Built off the next generation A6 platform, the shapely sedan will get similar styling ...

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