Audi Q7 e-tron diesel plug-in hybrid debuts in Geneva

Want the long range efficiency of a diesel engine, plus the zero-emissions capability of an electric motor all wrapped in an SUV? Well Audi has your answer with the new Q7 e-tron diesel-electric plug-in hybrid.

2016 Audi Q7 e-tron


Want the long range efficiency of a diesel engine, plus the zero-emissions capability of an electric motor all wrapped in an SUV? Well Audi has your answer with the new Q7 e-tron diesel-electric plug-in hybrid.
2016 Audi Q7 e-tron

Audi has revealed the Q7 e-tron 3.0 TDI quattro at the Geneva Motor Show. Based on the new Q7, the Q7 e-tron is powered by a 3.0L TDI diesel engine and an electric motor that generate a total 368 horsepower. It will accelerate from 0-62 mph in 6.0 seconds and the Q7 e-tron has a top speed of 139 mph. Now for the good stuff: it can travel up to 34 miles on electricity alone and is rated at 166 mpge combined on the EU cycle. It can also be fully recharged in as little as two and a half hours.

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2016 Audi Q7 e-tron

The Q7 e-tron will go on sale in the UK by the end of the year, but Audi has not announced when it will be available in the rest of Europe or the U.S.

Source: Audi