Audi: RS7 Performance, “Tear Drop” Video Released


Audi releases a video of the RS7 Performance.

The Audi RS7 Performance is an upgraded trim from the standard trim.  The Performance trim includes a 45 horsepower bump from the 4.0 liter, twin turbo V8.  That maximizes the output to 605 horsepower.  The Audi gets that power to the ground through a Quattro All-Wheel Drive system with a Sport Differential.

The additional power launches the Audi from 0-60 in 3.8 seconds, with a removed speed limiter, up to 190 miles per hour.

The Performance trim also includes a gloss black honeycomb mesh grille, a restyled rear diffuser,  21″ wheels, sport exhaust, and RS Sport seats.

However, the most unique optional features that can come in a RS7 are also the reasons why this car would be my first choice in my “Dream Lottery Garage.”  The RS7 Performance can be spec’d out with two specific option packages.  The Cold Weather Package offers seat heating and a heated steering wheel.  The Comfort Seating Package offers front seat ventilation, front seat massage, electronic adjustment, and four-way lumbar support.  Along with the RS Sport Suspension with Dynamic Ride Control, it is the only vehicle that allows for maximized comfort along with taut, communicative road feel.

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The video epitomizes what the Audi RS7 is all about.  It is comfortable.  The music fills the cabin with tremendous accoustics.  It is peaceful.  Yet, on the outside, the RS7 is seen thundering down the road with exhilarating noise emitting from the sport exhaust.  How fast was it going?  Follow the tear drop, and find out for yourself.

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Really, how would you feel if you sat in that driver seat?