2017 Audi S7: What You Need to Know

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Audi’s Stylish Four-Door Fastback Gets the Sport Treatment

If you’ve been in the market for a full-size, performance-oriented luxury car over the last few years, it’s hard to imagine you haven’t at least casually considered the Audi S7. It’s one of the performance versions of the Audi A7, which was introduced in Europe in 2010 and hit the American market in 2012; it hasn’t changed a great deal since.

The long fastback roofline has been the S7’s defining characteristic, and it has inspired imitators who saw not only the visual effectiveness of the design, but also its practicality. It allows for a lot more cargo room than does a standard trunk, although taller rear passengers may wish some other compromise had been reached.

New for 2017 are some options packages, safety features, and improved connectivity. But what makes the S7 the S7 is the 450-horsepower, twin-turbocharged V8, the all-wheel drive, the dual-clutch automatic transmission, the precise suspension, and one of the finest interiors on the market.

The 2017 Audi A7 has an outstanding overall score of 9.0 in our rating system and was one of the finalists for U.S. News’ Best Luxury Car for Families award. The S7 is that, plus more power.

Keep reading for more details on performance, pricing, comfort, and everything else you need to know about the Audi S7.