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Audi Q7 to Get Diesel Electric Hybrid SUV Option in 2015

Audi Q7 E-tron Quattro will likely be priced comparable to similar diesel plug-in from Volvo at around $70K

Published: 19-Dec-2014

Audi will introduce a new more powerful, lighter and more fuel-efficient version of its Q7 sports utility vehicle at the 2015 Detroit auto show in January. Here’s the big news for plug-in fans: the new Q7 will be offered with a powerful one-two combination of plug-in capability and a 3-liter V-6 diesel engine.

The Audi Q7 E-tron Quattro—which will come sometime after the no-plug gas-powered version arrives in early 2015—will be a beast of an SUV: cranking 369 horsepower and 516 pounds-feet of torque from the diesel-electric combo.

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