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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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    Official: Audi launches Black Edition models in UK *UPDATE
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    Audi has unveiled Black Edition versions of the A6 and A7 in the UK. Each model will roll from the factory with a set of rotor-design wheels and feature a lower sports suspension borrowed from the company's S Line kit. Designers swapped out the standard grille, license plate surrounds and window trim for blacked-out pieces, and the cabins wear piano black ...

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    Quick Spin: Which is best for enthusiast drivers, Audi's S6 or S7?
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    Audi's S6 is a high-performance four-door sedan and the S7 is the automaker's high-performance five-door luxury hatchback. The two are platform-sharing siblings with common 420-horsepower twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 engines, seven-speed dual-clutch automatic gearboxes and permanent all-wheel drive. No surprise, then, that straight-line performance ...

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    First Drive: 2013 Audi S7
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    Official: Audi pumps out new twin-turbo TDI 3.0L V6 [w/audio]
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    If you're in the market for a new car and diesel's among the options you'd consider, your local Audi showroom should be among your first destinations. The German automaker has made burning oil a cause célèbre right up there with Quattro all-wheel drive, but it's not about to sit on its proverbial laurels and let the competition catch up. To ...

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    Video: Audi lights up vampire-laden S7 commercial ahead of Super Bowl
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    Audi apparently couldn't wait until the Super Bowl to show off the ad it will run during the Big Game. The German automaker has released its spot, and sure enough, the quick clip has cashed in on the current vampire craze. The commercial features a clutch of gen x/y/millennial 20-something vamps out for an impromptu fireside party. When their hero arrives ...

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    Video: Watch this Audi transform into a moving picture show
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    Though we still can't explain the technology, we're becoming big fans of projection mapping, as can also be seen in this video that has also been featured on these pages. From what we can gather, a Russian marketing team called Radugadesign was behind this production, and we can only assume that a lot of hard work and some sinister numbers crunching from ...

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    Official: Autoweek awards Audi A7 and Land Rover Evoque 'Best of the Best' titles
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    The editors from Autoweek have lined up their notes and named their 2011 Best of the Best. The 2012 Audi A7 and Land Rover Range Rover Evoque took the top honors, with editor Wes Raynal saying that the Audi is a vehicle with "few peers" thanks its integration of sedan styling and hatchback functionality. The Evoque, meanwhile, won over the hearts and ...

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    Official: Car and Driver reveals its 2012 10Best cars [w/video]
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    Each year, the scribes at Car and Driver go through every new vehicle on sale and pick the ten best cars available here in the United States. And while some major automotive awards are only shelled out to vehicles that are all-new or significantly updated for a certain model year, C/D's approach is to look at the full scope of cars currently on sale. ...

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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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    Automobile names Audi A7 its car of the year
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    It seems we at Autoblog are not the only group of enthusiasts who are ready to announce to the whole world their love for the Audi A7. The men and women from Automobile Magazine have named Audi's coupe-like five-door hatchback as their 2012 Automobile of the Year. There's a whole article worth of reasons why the A7 has won the coveted trophy, so if you're ...

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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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    Comparo: Audi A7 3.0T takes on the Mercedes-Benz CLS550
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    Which Is Better Depends On Where You're Sitting "This car has an identity crisis. The aggressive exterior, brash exhaust note and firm ride say 'sport,' but the interior screams 'grandma!'" Strong words, especially when they originate from a stranger named Stephen sitting in the back seat of the $80,995 Mercedes-Benz some 80 miles from where we ...

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    Review: 2012 Audi A7
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    Stylish Five-Door Earns Respect Right Out Of The Box 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 ...

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    Vehicles take flight at the 'Ring's Flugplatz
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    Many areas of Germany's demanding 13-mile Nürburgring race track have became notorious in their own right, and have nicknames that hint at the challenge they present. One such section is called Flugplatz, which means "airport," and the name certainly fits because this crest is enough to send some cars skyward. Our friendly spy photographers decided ...

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    Report: Audi still supply constrained on many models; making huge inroads into CA
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    When is success a bad thing? If you're Audi, it's when you can't get adequate quantities of new vehicles to U.S. dealerships. Wards Automotive talked supply and demand with Audi of America president Johan de Nysschen, and it's apparently very difficult to keep Audi dealers stocked. The Audi prez says the luxury brand is down to a 27-day supply of ...

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    Video: Video: Origami Audi A7 created completely from paper
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    If you need a paper airplane, boat, or hat, we're your guys. If you're looking for far more intricate Origami, well... you're probably going to need an expert like Taras Lesko. The Origami wunderkind decided to ply his trade in an effort to create the Audi A7 Papercraft, and the results are breathtaking. Lesko used 285 pieces of paper and 750 individual ...

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    2012 Audi A7 to start at $59,250,* configurator live
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    The 2012 A7 five-door is drop-dead gorgeous and headed to an Audi dealer near you in the next month. Interested? You're going to have to shell out $59,250 (*$60,125 including $875 in destination charges) if you want to pick up the base Premium model. That puts the A7 right in the middle pricing-wise between the $45,200 A6 and the $78,050 A8. Spending ...

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    T-Mobile tapped for Audi Connect service, LTE not coming until 2015
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    Audi has announced that T-Mobile will supply wireless data for its growing line of net-connected vehicles, allowing drivers to access a range of Audi Connect services on the go. That's the good news. And there's a bit more. The service will debut on the 2012 Audi A7 (with integration for the 2012 A8, A6, Q7 and Q5 Hybrid coming later) and allow drivers ...

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    Spy Shots: Are you the Audi RS7?
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    Normally, any spy shots having to do with Audi's RS series involve large wheels, huge fender flares and low-profile tires. This potential prototype for the Audi RS7 Sportback, however, appears to be going incognito under standard A7 skin. The dead giveaway that this A7 is more than meets the eye? The brakes. Specifically, our spy photographers tell us ...

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    Video: Audi spraypaints massive new A7 billboard
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    This is an ad for the all-new 2012 Audi A7 Sportback in Berlin. It looks perfectly normal, but would you believe that it's nearly 10,800 square feet in size? How about the fact that it was painted with 200 cans of spray paint and took 14 days to create? Translated to English, the billboard roughly reads, "Nothing is more inspiring than a blank sheet of ...

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