The second generation Audi Q7 went on sale in 2016 and nothing major happened since then. But now Audi added two new versions to the lineup: the Q7 55 TFSIe and the Q7 60 TFSIe. Both of them pair a 3.0-liter V6 TFSI engine with an electric motor, but the final output depends on the version.
The V-6 engine delivers a total of 335 horsepower and 331 pound-feet of torque, while the electric motor increase the output to 375 horsepower and 442 pound-feet of torque for the Q7 55 TFSIe and to 450 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque for the Q7 60 TFSIe.
The electric motor is integrated into the housing of the eight-speed automatic transmission and gets its power from a liquid-cooled 17.3 kWh lithium-ion battery pack. According to Audi, both the Q7 55 TFSIe and the Q7 60 TFSIe will offer a pure electric driving range of up to 26.7 miles.
The Q7 60 TFSIe goes from 0 to 62 mph in just 5.7 seconds, while the 55 TFSIe does the same sprint in 5.9 seconds. Top speed for both cars is limited to 155 mph and they can drive in electric mode to speeds up to 84 mph.
The two new Audi Q7 models will go on sale at the end of 2019. Prices for the Audi Q7 55 TFSI e quattro start at 74,800 euro and the ones for the Audi Q7 60 TFSI e quattro at 89,500 euro.