2016 REd Audi RS 7

Audi has made it a standard offering to have a sport version of each of their “A” models which are the “S” models to be the best sport models certainly to give you a great car to drive.  For the A7 Audi felt they needed to go a step farther and give you a model that is even sportier and filled with even more features than the S model.  This is the RS 7 which shows up as a beautiful performance version of the car that is powered by a massive V8 to give you what you want in a luxury sports car.

If you really are looking to buy the best car that Audi has to offer from this platform, the RS 7 is going to cost you $109,825 to start.  There are some options that can be added, but this gives you a car that is full of awesome performance in order give you a car that is at the top of its game.  At this price the car comes into the same neighborhood as the M models from BMW or the AMG versions from Mercedes-Benz and with this Audi interior the RS 7 is the choice to make.

Looking to the power, because this is the heart and soul of this car the RS 7 is powered by a 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 that gives you a massive 560 horsepower and 516 lb.-ft. of torque.  This engine is mated to a finely tuned eight-speed automatic transmission to offer you the complete driving experience and computerized shifting that is better than what you can do on your own.  You want to enjoy the drive and feel what this power can do; with this powertrain aboard you will be able to do this and be amazed every time you unleash the beast inside this awesome car.

In order to see what the equipment will be we have to start at the A7 and work our way up.  The standard features offered include the quad-zone climate controls, a beautifully trimmed interior with wood, leather and metal, a pair of heated eight-way power front seats, an infotainment system that includes navigation, a navigation system, a rearview camera, blind spot monitoring, a ten-speaker audio system with satellite and HD radio and two USB ports to give you a base of what this awesome sports car will have on board for you to love.

Moving on, we see the RS 7 also comes with ventilated and massaging front seats, a head up display, a Bose or Bang & Olufsen audio system, adaptive cruise control, a corner view camera system, night vision assistance, Audi pre sense plus, a stiffer sport tuned suspension, a sport exhaust and a great menu of performance hardware that makes this one of the most active and exciting cars on the road.  You will pay a lot for the RS 7, but it’s certainly worth the price when you consider all the awesome features you have to love.

ON the inside this car offers you a luxury and sport look.  As mentioned this car is trimmed out in leather, wood and metal to have an elegance about it even with all the awesome sport tuned parts of this great car.  The seating is limited to four in this car with the sport seats being enjoyed by all who are in for the ride which gives you a chance to offer fun rides in your RS 7 for all.  This car also offers you a highly adjustable steering wheel in order to fit you in even if you are a taller or larger person than most, making this car a great fit for all.

The RS 7 is actually considered to be a hatchback, which doesn’t seem fair, but with a fastback build that slopes beautifully to the back and no actual trunk separation this car certainly fits the build.  To make the RS 7 more sporty than its counterparts this car offers a carbon fiber front splitter and diffuser to lighten the load.  Adding to the luxury and the sport this car adds a sunroof and an electric rear spoiler in order to cut the wind and have a way to enjoy the world around you.

The two most impressive features across the line of this build are the interior and the Google Navigation.  As mentioned the interior has been rated the best on the market which is amazing especially on a sports luxury car.  The Google Navigation gives you a great way to enjoy the ride with the Google Earth view of the satellite imagery which offers the right connectivity for you to see your street view.  There is even the 4G LTE connectivity that makes is easier for you to take full advantage of and enjoy the ride knowing where you are going from one of the best navigation systems on the market.

The drive in an RS 7 gives you the ride you want to have from an Audi.  This might be the ultimate sleeper in the market as most are talking more about the BMW M’s and the Mercedes-AMG models without giving this car a look.  With the massive horsepower and the sport dynamic suspension and build this car is one of the perfect driving machines that can easily give you the drive you want and allow you to take it out to the track and see how well this beauty will perform as it passes many other sports cars on the track.

For 2016 this car adds a new front fascia, new LED headlights, a revised rear with LED taillights along with the trapezoidal shaped tailpipes.  With night vision and animal detection you can see how much better this car can be.  The RS 7 is the driving machine you want to enjoy that will give you elegance that is matched by super aggressive power and performance.  Let yourself be taken away and enjoy the awesome ride you will feel from a car that gives it all to you in one amazing package.

Written by Carl Durrek

Carl is a gaming fanatic, forever stuck on Reddit and all-around lover of food. He writes about cars for several publications and lives in northern California.

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