Audi has scripted some of the most revolutionary stories in automobile market and there cannot be a bigger on than the 2017 Audi A9. This will be the most dynamic sedan and one may dare say it is a prototype that might take over A8. With this sedan, Audi will also rephrase its style language. This car has been designed by Marc Lichte who also designed the current generation of Volkswagen Golf and Passat.
2017 Audi A9: Design Specs
Though a lot of things about the Audi A9 2017 are shrouded under mystery, it will be no surprise to see if this car brings forth never seen technology and features. Design wise there are chances that it will sport a single frame grille and never heard before laser headlamps. Needless to say, light weight aluminum material use in order for making the coupe ultra light and faster than A8. New digital infotainment panel in the lines of Audi A8 is also expected to be added.
Audi has always been an innovator and one can hardly forget its contribution to automobile industry when its cars revolutionized LED lights.
Another rumor doing the rounds is the platform for this coupe which according to initial reports will be the same as Porsche Panamera. Furthering the game of grapevine are few market voices who claim the super sedan will be sitting on MLB Evo platform.With so much hoopla surrounding 2017 Audi A9, chances of a hybrid variant cannot be ruled out either.
If at all Audi A9 comes to the fore, it will capitalize on the yawning gap between Mercedes and Rolls Royce. There is a sizable share of buyers who wish to own the luxuries of Rolls Royce and some are looking for something beyond Mercedes E class. Even Rolls Royce’s base model price is anything but astronomical. Therefore Audi can score big with the 2017 Audi A9.
However the whip of opportunity in flagship sedan group has been sensed by the American giants GM and the Nissan as well.
This 2017 Audi A9 is expected to be shorter than A8 by 50 mm and bigger wheels measuring 22 inches in diameter is also anticipated.
2017 Audi A9: Powerful Engine and Performance
Under the hood Audi A9 would carry 4.0 liter twin turbo V8 engine that has been the source of power for such cars as A8, A6 and A7. The engine is expected to produce close to 600 hp with high suspension level. The most significant feature will be that of speed pick up. 0-60 mph level will be achieved in just 3.7 seconds.
2017 Audi A9: Release Date and Price
It is no surprise that 2017 Audi A9 will be one heck of a super sedan replete with light weight materials, ergonomic design and Audi’s craftsmanship. Expected year of release has been assumed as 2017 and it will be pretty hasty to determine its price right now. Production of the car will be underway as soon as it is launched.