Audi has started the development of the next generation Q7 models using a platform that will form the basis of the new Bentley SUVV model.2014 Audi Q7 will use a specific version of the new MLB modular platform of Volkswagen Group, which is designed for a full range of vehicles. Going back to the year 2005 will recall that at the time represented by the first-generation Audi Q7 and the same at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Current Audi Q7 with its 8 years real old car were in the car market. In his time Audi Q7 considered very modern car, and the first of the models equipped with Audi’s composition to detect objects in the blind spot. However, the German manufacturer of technology has since made significant progress including his powerful SUVs.
2014 Audi Q7 changes
In the photos you can see an early prototype of the next-generation model hidden under bulky body modified current model. Also can be seen that the successor will be slightly wider than the current, while the front axle has been moved forward.
Reports state that Audi could add a bit of carbon fiber in the construction of the 2014 Audi Q7, the information is indicated by none other than the new head of research and development, Wolfgang Durceimer, who said that the company’s new design technique using more material, first announced in Crosslane concept , allows you to combine steel with aluminum and composite materials such as carbon fiber.The biggest obstacle to the introduction of carbon fiber is still expensive and often time consuming process of producing carbon fiber parts in large-scale volume industry.
New 2014 Audi Q7 which was inspired by last year’s front Crosslane Coupe Concept, the size will remain at the current model, but it will be significantly easier. The new 2014 Audi Q7 should be lighter than the current model is 400 kilograms, depending on which model 2014 Audi Q7 in question. Noticeable improvement in the segment will be reduced consumption and lower CO2 emissions.
The offer will include a plug-in hybrid version, which will dispose of more than 300 hp. With the arrival of the second generation of the Q7 on the market should get another new member of the Q family. It is about the 2014 Audi Q8, which will be based on the new 2014 Audi Q7 model. The new 2014 Audi Q8 will be direct competition to the BMW X6 model.
2014 Audi Q7 will be based on a new platform that will be shared with the new generation VW Touaregs.
A source close to the company revealed that it will continue to produce 2014 Audi Q7 in Bratislava, where he is currently coming down off the assembly line with the Porsche Cayenne and VW Touareg. The hybrid version of the 2014 Audi Q7 will be similar electrical A8.
For more unofficial information Audi plans out of their offers 2014 Audi Q7 with V12 TDI engine. Many such a move expected German factory, saying that the Q7 V12 TDI is a miracle as far as sales and that is simply not appropriate for the current economic situation.
The all-new 2014 Audi Q7, is expected in late 2013 year, and its release date is expected in the first half of next year.