Audi is celebrating the 25th anniversary of TDI technology with a special edition model. The A7 Sportback 3.0 TDI competition delivers 322 bhp, combined with 479.4 lb-ft of torque, and accelerates from zero to 62.1 mph in 5.1 seconds.
The special edition features the 3.0 TDI biturbo clean diesel with a capacity of 2,967 cc. Audi claims modifications in the charging and camshafts have boosted its power by an additional 7 bhp compared with the standard model, to 322 bhp. When the driver accelerates in full, a boost function provides an additional 20 bhp on top for a brief period. The maximum torque of 479.4 lb-ft is available between 1,400 and 2,800 rpm. On average, the V6 diesel makes do with 6.1 liters of fuel for every 46.4 mpg, which equates to CO2 emissions of 260.7 g/mi. The emissions rating is Euro 6.
Styling-wise, the competition model comes with the S line sport package, which also includes lowering the body by 20 millimeters. The 20 inch wheels, with their five-spoke W design, have black painted sides; the tyre dimension is 265/35. Red brake calipers and discs in 17-inch format on the front and rear axles add to the detailing.
There are also V6 T emblems on the bumpers, black exterior mirror housings and high-gloss black tailpipe trims.
This special edition model comes complete with all the features that have already gone into the revised A7 model series. They include LED headlights as standard as well as turn signals with dynamic display. Matrix LED headlights and further developed driver assistance systems such as night vision assist come as options.