Audi has opened the European order books for its new Q7, which will begin arriving at European dealerships this June. The four rings’ is hoping the second-generation of their flagship SUV will continue the success of the first model, of which over 2 million examples have been sold since its introduction in 2006.
The Q7 will be available with a 272 horsepower 3.0-liter TDI V6 engine from 60,900 euros, or a 3.0-liter TFSI supercharged V6 from 62,900 euros. Audi has yet to release pricing details on the base-level 252 horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder, or say when the diesel-hybrid Q7 e-tron may become available.
Buyers of the new Q7 will notice its updated styling with Audi’s new singleframe grille, an all-new interior with a range of infotainment programs, Audi virtual cockpit and new driver assistance systems. The model also rides on Volkswagen’s updated MLB architechture, which has helped shave 716 lbs from the three-row SUV when compared to the outgoing model.
Audi will begin taking advance orders now, with deliveries commencing sometime in the early summer. The only question now is do you pull the trigger on the Q7, or wait for the impending Q8?