Audi Q7, RS7 Performance and S8 Plus Pricing Announced

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Pricing on the Audi Q7, RS7 performance and S8 plus models has been announced for the U.S.

Both the Audi RS7 performance S8 plus models will make their U.S. debut at the upcoming 2015 L.A. Auto Show next week, but Audi has wasted no time to let potential buyers how much they will likely be spending. The 2016 Audi RS7 performance will start from $115,825 including destination, while the S8 plus will be priced at $129,925. Both luxury sedans will go on sale starting next month.

The 2016 Audi RS7 performance is powered by a 4.0-liter TFSI engine with 605 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque with an overboost function that temporarily increases torque to 553 lb-ft. The engine is mated to an eight-speed Tiptronic transmission that allows the RS7 performance to go zero to 60 mph in just 3.6 seconds.

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The 2016 Audi S8 plus is the latest variant of the A8 flagship sedan and is also powered by a 4.0-liter TFSI engine with an eight-speed Tiptronic transmission. Power output is identical to the RS7 performance, although the S8 goes zero to 60 mph in 3.7 seconds.

Going on sale early next year is the 2017 Audi Q7 powered by a 3.0-liter TFSI engine with 333 hp and 325 lb-ft of torque. Pricing for the new SUV will start from $55,750 for the Premium model while the Premium Plus will be priced at $59,750. At the top of the range is the 2017 Audi Q7 Prestige with an MSRP of $65,250.

Check back with AutoGuide.com next week as we will be sure to check out all of Audi’s new models at the 2015 L.A. Auto Show.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at AutoGuide.com saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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