Next Audi Q7 Spied Again

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="101975"] Test mules of the next-generation Audi Q7 have been spied again, and while it's always interesting to look at test mule spy photography, that's not exactly newsworthy. What is though is the detail about the relocated door handles we believe we can see in these photos. [gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="101983"] Look closely at the camouflaged test mule and you can see black horizontal spots in the places where the...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 05.09.2024

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="101461"] Words: Steve Johnson Greetings Audi enthusiasts!  Thank you for clicking on another edition of Auction Watch where we’ve done the internet searching for you.  We’ve checked multiple car auction sites looking for Audi models worthy of your bids.  Each Thursday we post those listings calling out a car’s highlights, and include a few pictures and a link to the listing.  Our goal is to help you find the Audi that you’re loo...

In Detail: New Audi Q7 TFSI e quattro and Q8 TFSI e quattro

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="100838"] A powerful 3.0 V6 Otto engine, an effective electric motor, and a new battery for high efficiency and lots of driving fun Increased battery capacity for an all-electric range of up to 90 kilometers (in urban areas under the WLTP EAER City standard) New options: all-wheel steering and electromechanical active roll stabilization (eAWS) make for a dynamic driving experience [source: Audi AG] Audi gives the electrified Q7 an...

Next-Gen Audi Q7 Spied Testing

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="100506"] It's an interesting time for development of internal combustion models like the venerable Audi Q7. Audi recently debuted a second model improvement (read: facelift) of the current Q7, though these test mules appear to show an all-new version of the 7-passenger crossover is being readied for production and with design locked in. This appears to be a production body with some significant camouflage intended to obscure the final look. ...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 04.18.2024

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="100355"] Words: Steve Johnson Greetings Audi enthusiasts!  Thank you for clicking on another edition of Auction Watch where we’ve done the internet searching for you.  We’ve checked multiple car auction sites looking for Audi models worthy of your bids.  Each Thursday we post those listings calling out a car’s highlights, and include a few pictures and a link to the listing.  Our goal is to help you find the Audi that you’re loo...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 04.04.2024

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="99075"] Words: Steve Johnson Greetings Audi enthusiasts!  I hope you had a good Easter and a nice spring break.  Thank you for clicking on another edition of Auction Watch where we’ve done the internet searching for you.  We’ve checked multiple car auction sites looking for Audi models worthy of your bids.  Each Thursday we post those listings calling out a car’s highlights, and include a few pictures and a link to the listing.  ...

Audi of America Reveals Details and Pricing for Updated Q7 and SQ7

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="96664"] New exterior design details enhance presence of the most versatile Audi SUV, which offers 7-passenger seating, and up to 7,700 lbs of towing capability Latest generation of digital OLED lighting technology provides an upscale and innovative look with the added element of personalization Comprehensive driver-assistance technology, connectivity features, and configurable seating creates a mobile sanctuary with everyday practicali...

Find of the Day: First-Gen Q7 TDI offroad

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="98008"] For those wanting something unique, yet without the time, skills of funds to take on your own project, buying it built can be a solid  strategy employed for vehicle acquisition. To that end, we've found a dealership in Sacramento, CA that appears to have a thing for off-road prepped first-generation Q7 TDIs. Why do we say "a thing" for them? Well, they've got at least two similarly equipped Q7 TDIs in inventory with photos uploaded...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 02.08.2024

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="97136"] Words: Steve Johnson Hello again Audi enthusiasts!  Do you find yourself searching through the internet’s multiple car auction sites looking for a specific model?  While it can be fun, it does consume valuable time you could spend planning all your Audi Club adventures for 2024.  So let us do some of the work for you.  Auction Watch monitors online auction sites for Audi models worthy of your bids.  Each Thursday we post thos...

Strong in Design, Comfort, and Technology: The Revised Audi Q7

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="96602"] source: Audi AG Unmistakable design with new details makes for impressive street presence Headlights and rear lights customizable for the first time thanks to digital lighting technology The variable interior concept offers the ideal basis for family, business, and free time Audi has once again upgraded its flagship family SUV with a clear design and even better technology. The fresh exterior design with new front and rear sections ...
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ABT Power and Aerodynamic Parts for the 2024 Audi Q7 and SQ7

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="96362"] source: ABT America The ABT body kit consists of add-ons for the front and rear skirt and new bigger side skirts, that give the Q7 a more aggressive look. A rear wing and carbon fender inserts are additionally available. For the SQ7, the ABT body kit also includes big matt black quad tail pipes. The sportier look is best accompanied by a power upgrade from ABT Sportsline. The 4.0-liter V8 that is powering the SQ7 already provides a respec...
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Feature Car: Roadtrip – Arctic Ocean Run in Offroad Q7

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="94067"] by: Ryder Holuboff Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q2_2023 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. As early-generation Audi SUVs age, become more affordable and go off warranty, the sheer growth of the so-called “Safari” / off-road category has been nothing short of impressive. These quattro SUVs are sure-footed and robust, perf...
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Spy Photo: Audi Q7 Mule

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="93379"] Audi is currently working on a second refresh for the big Q7 after the first one in 2019. The updated Q7 is said to reach the dealers in the first half of 2024 so a debut is likely not far away. But Audi has also already started to work on the next generation Q7 which most likely will be one of the last ICE powered models coming from the Ingolstadt brand. We spotted this mule testing in the Alps and of course being a mule, it doesn’t gi...
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Unitronic Performance Software for Q7 and Q8 (4M) 3.0TFSI EA839 Now Available

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="88920"] source: Unitronic Unitronic® ECU Performance Software is now available for the Audi® Q7® and Q8® (4M) equipped with the 3.0TFSI EA839 (DCB) engine. With testing and validations completed, power outputs are increased by up to +77HP / +146LB-FT with Unitronic Stage 1+ (93octane/98ron) Performance Software for a maximum of 409HP / 504LB-FT.* These software upgrades are entirely compatible with our UniCONNECT+ cable, empowering Clients to...
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Audi Club Auction Watch: 05.25.2023

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="86477"] Words: Steve Johnson Fellow Audi enthusiasts, do you lose track of time searching the internet’s multiple car auction sites for a specific model?  If so, please let us do some of the work for you.  Auction Watch is monitoring numerous auction sites for Audi models worthy of bidding on.  Then, weekly in Auction Watch, we’ll post a short description with key data, a few pictures, and a link to the listing.  We hope to help you...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 04.13.2023

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="85245"] Words: Steve Johnson Fellow Audi enthusiasts, do you lose track of time searching the internet’s multiple car auction sites for a specific model?  If so, please let us do some of the work for you.  Auction Watch is monitoring numerous auction sites for Audi models worthy of bidding on.  Then, weekly in Auction Watch, we’ll post a short description with key data, a few pictures, and a link to the listing.  We hope to help you...

Updated Q7 Spied Virtually Undisguised Testing in Cold Climates

[gallery columns="1" link="file" size="full" ids="85176"] Our spy photographer sources caught the next-generation Q7 test mule making a cold-weather run, and without camouflage no less. In as much, we can clearly see details that hadn't been seen before. As noted previously, this'll be another update for the existing version and more like a mid-lifecycle freshening. While Audi typically only does one mid-lifecycle freshening or product improvement (P.I.) before an all-new generation, the oncomin...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 04.06.2023

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="85066"] Words: Steve Johnson Fellow Audi enthusiasts, do you lose track of time searching the internet’s multiple car auction sites for a specific model?  If so, please let us do some of the work for you.  Auction Watch is monitoring numerous auction sites for Audi models worthy of bidding on.  Then, weekly in Auction Watch, we’ll post a short description with key data, a few pictures, and a link to the listing.  We hope to help you...

Find of the Day: 2019 Nogaro Blue Audi Q7

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="84595"] words: Bill, photos: Audi Ontario I've said it before but there's something about Audi and the color blue. There are so many great shades but one seems to always stand out: Nogaro Blue. Audi of America celebrated it by offering the RS 6 Avant RS Tribute edition to pay honor to the RS2 Avant of legend. If you missed out on the Tribute but still need the space, you should check out this Audi exclusive Q7. Here's the ad: [gallery link="none"...
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Audi Club Auction Watch: 03.09.2023

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="84082"] Words: Steve Johnson Fellow Audi enthusiasts, do you lose track of time searching the internet’s multiple car auction sites for a specific model?  If so, please let us do some of the work for you.  Auction Watch is monitoring numerous auction sites for Audi models worthy of bidding on.  Then, weekly in Auction Watch, we’ll post a short description with key data, a few pictures, and a link to the listing.  We hope to help you...