The 2018 Audi RS 7 will have you rethinking everything you know about cars with four doors. With seductive styling, 560-horsepower turbo V8 and advanced all-wheel-drive system, the RS 7 is a genuine thrill ride that just happens to have room for four adults and their luggage.
The 2018 Audi RS 7 is a high-performance midsize four-door sedan with a hatchback body style. It’s sold in two trim levels, base RS 7 and RS 7 Performance.
The 2018 Audi RS 7 is powered by a turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 engine that generates 560 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque. In the RS 7 Performance, the engine output rises to 605 hp and an overboost function provides a temporary torque peak of 553 lb-ft. All-wheel drive, eight-speed automatic transmission, a self-locking center differential and a sport rear differential are standard.
In performance testing, the 2018 Audi RS 7 hit 60 mph in an very quick 3.4 seconds, which is more than half a second quicker than a Chevrolet Corvette. EPA fuel economy at 17 mpg combined (14 mpg city/24 mpg highway), remarkably frugal numbers for this level of performance.