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2019 Audi Q7 spied again

The facelifted Audi Q7 has been spied again, this time with more new elements compared to the prototype spotted a few weeks ago. In these latest images, we can see the refreshed SUV will be getting a pretty noticeable update at the rear, with new, slimmer LED tail-lights that bear resemblance to the units worn on the smaller Q5...

2019 Audi Q7 spied

Photographers have snapped the first images of the updated Audi Q7 this week, giving us a preview of what to expect from the seven-seat SUV's mid-life refresh. The most significant changes appear to be up the front, with this prototype sporting a revised grille, headlight and bumper design that looks quite similar to that of the related Q8...

Audi Q7 3.0TDI temporarily removed from sale in Australia

Audi Australia has temporarily removed the non-S Q7 from its line-up, as the factory in Germany revises the car's AdBlue diesel exhaust treatment system. According to Audi, it's currently "working on a solution to improve recognition of the wrong medium” being added to the AdBlue tank in Q7 3.0TDI vehicles...

US authorities approve 3.0 TDI 'Dieselgate' fix for 38,000 vehicles - report

Authorities in the US have reportedly approved a fix for around 38,000 vehicles fitted with the Volkswagen Group 3.0-litre TDI turbo-diesel engine as part of the Dieselgate emissions scandal. According to reports from the United States, a letter made public earlier this week says VW Group brands have been approved to make hardware and software changes to vehicles fitted with the 3...

2018 Audi Q7 e-tron pricing and specs

The all-new Audi Q7 e-tron is heading to Australia and will kick off locally with a starting price of $139,900, before on-road costs. The Q7 e-tron occupies a unique space in the market as the only diesel plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV). It also boasts a meaty powertrain, mated to the brand's coveted 3.0-litre six-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine...

2016-17 Audi Q7, SQ7 recalled for seat fix: 3400 vehicles affected

Audi Australia has issued a recall for 3434 of its 2016 and 2017 model-year Audi Q7 and SQ7 SUVs fitted with seven seats over concerns the third row bench wasn’t manufactured correctly. The German marque reports indentations on the cross piece of the third row seating were not designed and subsequently manufactured to correct specifications...

Audi, Volkswagen recall 280,000 vehicles in US for fuel leaks: Australian impact unclear

Three Volkswagen Group notices in the US have seen more than 280,000 vehicles recalled for fuel leaks. Models affected include the Volkswagen Golf, Audi A3, A6, A7, Q5 and Q7. Largest of the three notices is one concerning 143,214 examples of the Audi Q5 and Q7 SUVs, produced from 2009 to 2012 and 2007 to 20012 respectively...

Audi's new V2I system will plan for the next green light

Audi has taken the first steps to make connected vehicles a reality, announcing its first vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) service in the US, which communicates when traffic lights are turning green. The German company has already demonstrated the technology in Europe, but this latest step marks its first move into the wider global market...

2016 Audi Q7 3.0 TDI 160kW pricing and specifications: New entry model joins popular SUV range

The already successful 2016 Audi Q7 now has a new entry point into the range, in the form of a 160kW 3.0 TDI V6 model. This new model variant now leads the way for buyers wanting a seven-seat (standard) Audi SUV. The 3.0 TDI 160kW Audi Q7 is priced from $96,300 plus the usual on-road costs. Despite generating 160kW between 3250-4750rpm and 500Nm between 1250-3000rpm, the 3...

Large SUVs coming in 2016

Mainstream large SUVs Land Rover Discovery Sport Dynamic – May Jeep Grand Cherokee 75th Anniversary – Q2 Jeep Wrangler 75th Anniversary – Q2 Mazda CX-9 – mid 2016 Luxury large SUVs Range Rover SVAutobiography – March Volvo XC90 R-Design – Q1 Mercedes-Benz GLS – April BMW X5 xDrive40e – May Mercedes-Benz GLE Plug-in – Q2 Volvo XC90 T8 – Q2/Q3 Jaguar F-Pace – August Lexus RX200t F Sport – second half Audi Q7 e-tron – late 2016 Bentley Bentayga – late 2016 Maserati Levante – late 2016...

ANCAP gives Honda HR-V, Audi Q7 and Mitsubishi Pajero Sport five stars

The latest round of ANCAP safety tests have yielded maximum five-star ratings for a trio of SUVs — the Audi Q7, Honda HR-V and (as we already reported today) the new Mitsubishi Pajero Sport. The Honda HR-V just now receives its rating despite launching in February, and going on to be Honda’s top-selling car locally. The ANCAP test crunched data from ASEAN NCAP testing...