New Audi SQ7 Gets The Works From ABT With 520 Horses

After announcing a new power upgrade for the latest Audi SQ7 in December last year, VW Group tuning specialist ABT has released a matching wide-body and interior styling kit for the diesel-powered SUV. The full package will be introduced at the Geneva Motor Show on March 7.

ABT’s exterior makeover consists of a number of new parts, including a front apron, fender extensions, rear diffuser add-ons, roof spoiler, fender inserts and side sills, along with carbon fiber front grille and exhaust tips, and 22-inch wheels, which together, give the SQ7 a more masculine (but also, convoluted) appearance.

The interior gets some love from ABT Sportsline as well, through available custom leather surfaces with contrasting seams, floor mats and carbon fiber trimmings covering everything from the dashboard to the consoles and steering wheel.

Powering the regular SQ7 is a 4.0-liter V8 diesel producing 435PS (429HP) and 900 Nm (664 lb-ft) of torque. ABT’s optimized computer brain gives the eight-cylinder TDI an 85PS and 70Nm boost to 520PS (513hp) and 970Nm (715 lb-ft) respectively, which reduces the 0-100km/h (62mph) sprint by 0.2 seconds over the stock model to 4.6 seconds.

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  • p00pman

    pretty sure that’s the new civic si bro

  • Tumbi Mtika

    No.

    No. No. NO.

  • No One Can Help this Styling

    There’s really nothing that can improve the exterior styling of the current Q7…it’s just damn ugly on all accords.

  • AMAZING WHAT YOU CAN DO WITH SOME GLUE AND A FEW PLASTIC PARTS.

  • Karl

    Nice station wagon you there Audi!

  • Belthronding Tinuviel

    İt is child of existing rs6 and previous q7. Plus, it is one of the ugliest and boring desing even for audi.
    Give up ABT, nobody could help that q7 even audi itself,we all have to wait for replacement.

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