The all new Audi A7 is due to release sometime in 2011. It is the sexier, sleeker version of the Audi A8. The A7 is likely to have a sticker price around $82,000-85,000 and will carry the same drivetrain options as the A8. It is unknown whether or not there will be an “S” version of the A7 but one can only hope.
The A7 will be Based on Audi’s new longitudinal modular platform technology. Johan de Nysschen says that the 2009 Detroit Auto Show Sportback concept car serves as a “very reliable indicator” of what the production model will look like. Judging by these recent spy shots that very much appears to be the case. While parts commonality will be “substantial,” de Nysschen says that the A7 will not use the full aluminum spaceframe design of the A8, although it will have aluminum elements.