Test drive: Petrol pumps new life into the Audi Q7 hybrid

Since its switch to a petrol-electric engine, piloting the latest Audi plug-in hybrid is a delight and is especially suited to commuters

24th January, 2021
Test drive: Petrol pumps new life into the Audi Q7 hybrid
The Audi Q7 55 TFSI e S line pairs a petrol V6 engine with electric augmentation for a car that boasts peak figures of 381hp and 600Nm.

Audi’s programme of moving its plug-in hybrid electric vehicles from its “e-tron” to “TFSI e” branding continues with this, the Q7 55 TFSI e Mouthful. Okay, we made the last bit up.

Based on the recently facelifted second generation of the German company’s large, premium, seven-seat SUV, it pairs a petrol V6 engine with electric augmentation for a car that boasts peak figures of 381hp and 600Nm, but can still...

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