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The new Audi SQ7 TDI with its 435 horsepower and the ability to go from 0 to 100 in an astounding 4.8 seconds is in a class by itself. This amazing SUV is able to do that because of all the innovative technology it employs. The 48 volts of power the subsidiary electrical system this sport utility vehicle has is what enables its compressor wheel to get to 70,000 rpm in a scandalous 250 milliseconds. It’s not the kind of numbers people normally associate wit a sports utility vehicle. By comparison, the average vehicle has a 12-volt system.

When that 48 volt subsidiary electrical system is used in conjunction with Audi’s all-new 4.0-liter, V8 power plant, an electrically driven compressor and two conventional exhaust gas turbochargers, it gives the SUV an incredible amount of power. Boost pressure is produced by purely electrical means and the performance is dynamic. This is especially true at lower revs. The result is raw dynamism without the turbo lag. With the SQ7 TDI Audi has created its first production car equipped with such a powerful subsidiary electrical system. The company debuted this groundbreaking feature on its RS5 TDI concept car about a year ago.

Part of the reason this SUV so fast is the 320 kilowatts and 900 newton-meters of torque it has. The vehicle’s eight-speed tiptronic transmission also helps to transfer the power to the wheels. The lightweight construction materials Audi used in the SUV also helps it get such fast acceleration. Drive it in sport transmission mode and the handling is taut and athletic with little side tilt and great lateral acceleration. Plus it’s the only Q7 model with variable torque distribution between the rear wheels. It also has excellent cornering and amazing driving dynamics even at high speeds when the owner selects the optional all-wheel steering. The performance of this unique SUV is further improved if you add the optional sport differential. While there are many options to choose from, if you want to test drive any Audi out, you should head on down to Audi of Tucson and check out your options.

The new Audi SQ7 TDI is an SUV with race car driving dynamics. It also has loads of fantastic creature comforts and stylish, sophisticated interior options. They include full-leather upholstery that has contrasting stitching and black Alcantara headlining. There is even Sport Plus seats and details like luxury velour floor mats. Plus there’s ample interior space for the occupants to stretch out and relax and enough storage space to carry anything you need. The goal is supreme comfort and breathtaking performance and Audi has done it with this SUV.

The exterior of the Audi SQ7 TDI is sporty and stylish. It starts with the S styling on its Singleframe grille and flanks that give subtle hints that there’s a powerful V8 engine under the hood. It also has aluminum SQ7 badges on the door sills and aluminum mirror caps. The exhaust system has four chrome-plated, square tailpipes. It’s aerodynamic lines exude speed and power. Plus the Audi SQ7 TDI’s sporty DNA is unmistakable. This is a vehicle that let’s you go anywhere in a flash and look good doing it.

The future of the electric automobile has arrived and it’s being delivered to you by Audi. The German automaker long known for its groundbreaking automotive innovations gave the motoring public at peek into the future at the recently completed 2017 Shanghai Auto Show. What people saw was Audi’s futuristic all-electric E-Tron Sportback concept car. This is not a standard automobile retrofitted with electrical elements. Audi designed the as an electric automobile from the ground up and it shows. This automobile is miles ahead of anything else on the market.

The vehicle is sleek, stylish and surprisingly fast. This electric powered Audi can go from zero to 60 in the blink of an eye- 4.5 seconds to be more precise. Powered by a 95-kWh battery pack that is capable of generating 320 kilowatts, the coupe crossover has some get up and go. Add to that its aerodynamic shape and an underbody that’s completely closed and it’s easy to see why it’s so fast. The E-Tron Sportback has LED lights on both the two front headlights as well as in the front Audi badge. This adds to its futuristic look while requiring less power to produce great lighting.

This vehicle from the future also has enough power to take you most places you want to go and bring you safely home on a single charge. That’s because of the new power system and battery pack that was created by some of the world’s most innovative companies when it comes to power generation. Their new system enables this Audi all-electric vehicle to get a range of up to 310 miles on a single charge. With the average trip people take being about 10 miles and 99% of all trips being 70 miles or less, charging this automobile once a day should be sufficient for most drivers to go from home to work and run all their errands.

The ergonomically designed interior of this Audi sporty coupe crossover is in a class by itself. The specially designed seats are soft and comfortable. They offer excellent back support and help to keep you safe in case of an accident. In fact, the interior is loaded with all the latest safety features while cocooning the occupants in comfort. Plus the vehicle comes equipped with all the infotainment and connectivity technology to which the modern driver has become accustomed. The vehicle also employs several high-resolution touchscreens. There is one located behind the steering wheel and two more conveniently placed in the center console giving the driver easy access to all the important information they need.

This new Audi all-electric E-tron Sportback is the next generation of automobiles poised to hit the market. It’s a zero-emission vehicles that quickly and quietly takes people to and from work and anywhere else they want to go without negatively impacting the environment. Plus it costs pennies to operate, has an aesthetically pleasing look and handles like a dream. No pricing information was given, but beginning in 2018 you can own one. And, when available, you can do yourself a favor by checking one out at Audi of Tucson.