Audi has launched the Design Edition variants on the Q7 & A6 in India, both come with minor cosmetic changes and extra equipment.

Audi A6 Design Edition Front
The Matrix headlamps involve 19 LEDs

Audi is celebrating 10 years of its successful journey here in India by launching the Design Edition variants on the Q7 & A6. The Design Edition Q7 and A6 come priced at Rs. 81.99 lakhs and Rs. 56.78 lakhs respectively, both prices (ex-showroom, pan-India).

Audi Q7 Design Edition

The Design Edition Q7 & A6 will be limited edition models and sold until stocks last. Coming to the additional features, the Design Edition Q7 gets Audi Smartphone Interface, smoked tail-lights, gloss black finished running board and exhaust tips, 20-inch cast aluminium 5-spoke star design alloy wheels and puddle lamps that project Audi logo at the front and quattro at the rear.

The Design Edition Q7 continues to be powered by the same 3.0-litre TDI diesel engine that produces 249 HP of power and 600 Nm of torque thereby propelling the SUV from 0-100 km/hr in 7.1 seconds. Mated to this engine is an 8-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission that channels the power to the quattro all-wheel drive system.

Audi A6 Design Edition

The Design Edition A6, on the other hand, gets Audi smartphone interface, puddle lamps that project the Audi logo at the front and rear, rear seat entertainment screens and 19-inch cast aluminium semi-V-spoke star design alloy wheels. The Design Edition A6 also continues to be powered by the 2.0-litre TDI diesel engine that produces 190 HP of power and 400 Nm of torque.

Other common features on both the Design Edition Q7 & A6 are the Matrix LED headlights with dynamic turn indicators, electrically foldable ORVMs with memory function, electromechanical power steering, cruise control, Audi Drive Select with adaptive air suspension, driver’s seat with memory function, electrically adjustable front seats, and 8 airbags.

The Audi Q7 rivals the Volvo XC90, Mercedes GLS and BMW X5 while the A6 rivals the BMW 5-Series, Volvo S90, Jaguar XF and Mercedes E-Class.

Audi A6 Design Edition Infotainment System
Music needs in the Audi A6 are taken care by a Bose Surround Sound System
Audi A6 Design Edition Features
The projection puddle lamps add a hint of sophistication
Audi A6 Design Edition Space
The Design Edition A6 gets rear seat entertainment for both the passengers
Audi A6 Design Edition Rear
The Audi A6 Design Edition gets 19-inch cast aluminium alloy wheels in 5-semi-V-spoke design
Audi Q7 Design Edition Front
The Q7 is a large SUV measuring 5052 mm in length, 1968 mm in width and 1741 mm in height
Audi Q7 Design Edition Interior
The attention to detail in the cabin of the Audi Q7 is just spectacular
Audi Q7 Design Edition Infotainment System
The infotainment system on the Audi Q7 gets Apple CarPlay connectivity
Audi Q7 Design Edition Rear
The Audi Q7 gets Auto Park Assist with 360-Degree Surround Camera