Audi Ireland has announced a new ultra efficient engine for the Audi A7 which was launched in Dublin last September.
Andrew Doyle, Managing Director of Audi Ireland, said the new A7 has since proved a huge sales hit in Ireland with demand far out-stripping initial launch supply.
“Adorned with our much envied Sportback design, the A7 seamlessly matches its unique sporty styling with absolute practicality,” said Mr Doyle. “The A7 additionally draws much of its in car systems from the new Audi A8 ensuring a fit and finish which is absolutely benchmark in premium class.”
The new 3.0TDI with 204 horsepower and multitronic transmission tips the scale at just 1695kg thanks to the lead Audi has taken in lightweight construction technology that intelligently combines a variety of materials.
“With a significantly lighter yet stronger shell, and the use of the Audi innovative thermal management system, recuperation system and start-stop system, this engine emits just 139g of Co2 which is enough to place it in Tax Band B which qualifies for the government’s scrappage scheme. A remarkable achievement for a car in this size and class,” said Andrew Doyle.
This engine is available to order through Audi Ireland’s dealer network and is priced from €61,860 on the road.
Standard equipment levels are generous with 18” alloy wheels, xenon headlights, MMI Navigation system, Bluetooth and IPod connectivity, Milano Leather, cruise control and park assistance standard amongst others.
First customer deliveries for this engine are expected in May.