It seems Audi has began testing a replacement for the RS7, the first test vehicle was recently spotted on the streets. The main visual difference so far based on this mule, the RS7 has wider wheel arches and oval exhausts which are different from the new Audi A7.
The new Audi RS7 Sportback should arrive in late 2018 and is expected to feature an all-new twin-turbocharged V8 powertrain capable of producing around 650 hp. In terms of the motor, it will be on par with the Porsche Panamera Turbo and the upcoming Bentley Continental GT.
Early figures detail a 0-100 km/h in under 4 seconds with a top speed over 300 km/h. The 2019 Audi RS7 will be accompanied by Audi’s newest 8-speed S-Tronic gearbox, and the latest technology available to Audi Sport. Rumors are circulating that a hybrid version could hit the market equipped with the current Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-hybrid setup which could generate over 700 hp in a hybrid RS7.
Enjoy the spy shots below of this recent Audi RS7 test car.