Audi RS7 Sportback Quattro 2021 Review

The Audi A7 Sportback is a large four door passenger car with a flowing fastback style. The S7 is the same body with a twin turbo V6. But the RS 7, is a rocket ship.

Audi RS7 Sportback Quattro

Same body but powered by a 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 with 441kW, 800Nm of torque, all-wheel drive and all-wheel steering.

It bleeps the engine when you start it, and roars when you accelerate hard, but unlike the V8s of the past it is smooth and quiet at idle and sedate city motoring.


Audi says it is advanced technology including special plasma-coated cylinder linings. Not something you would find in a 1969 Monaro V8.

An A7 sportback starts at about $105,000. The RS 7 with 2 and a half times the power starts at over $188,170 plus on road costs especially the luxury vehicle tax, that takes it over $240,000 drive away.

Im David Brown

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