The Audi Q7 Design Edition and A6 Design Edition feature cosmetic updates and are limited to just 100 units each
Audi’s Indian division celebrated a decade of it operations in the domestic market recently and on its back two special edition models based on the A6 sedan and the flagship Q7 SUV are launched. Dubbed as the Design Edition, both models gets some exclusive privileges on top of the features they are regularly offered with.
While the Audi A6 Design Edition carries a price tag of Rs. 56.78 lakh, obviously the more expensive Audi Q7 Design Edition is priced at Rs. 81.99 lakh (both prices, ex-showroom pan India). At over Rs. 4 lakh costlier than the standard 45 TDI Technology Pack, the latter comes with smoked tail lamps, projector puddle lamps on doors, 20-inch cast aluminium alloy wheels with five-spokes each, Audi Smartphone interface, exhaust pipes and running board with glossy black finish while not having any body cladding.
With no mechanical changes, the Q7 Design Edition is propelled by the same 3.0-litre diesel engine which is good enough to produce a maximum power output of 245 bhp and 600 Nm of peak torque. It helps achieving a top speed of 234 kmph and the standstill to 100 kmph is dealt in 7.1 seconds.
On the other hand, the Audi A6 Design Edition comes equipped with rear seat entertainment system, Audi Smartphone interface, 19-inch cast aluminium wheels and projection puddle lamps. It is powered by the 2.0-litre four-cylinder diesel mill which churns out 187 bhp and 400 Nm of torque. The Ingolstadt-based manufacturer has indeed made these models very exclusive as only 100 units of each are up for grabs.
In India, the Audi A6 is sold in two regular variants priced at Rs. 51.93 lakh for petrol and Rs. 52.91 lakh for diesel (ex-showroom, Delhi). Coupled to a seven-speed automatic transmission, the 1.8-litre petrol engine makes 190 bhp and 320 Nm torque.