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Audi A7 & S7 Sportback facelift revealed

The facelifted 2015 Audi A7 and S7 Sportback has been revealed, showcasing a sharper design, new interior colour options, and a new variant lineup with a more accessible entry-level diesel.

2015 Audi A7 Sportback-grille

Starting with the design, the facelifted model is noticeably sharper, with a restyled front grille, angrier headlights with LEDs and a matrix LED option, new bumper bars front and rear, and updated taillights with standard dynamic turn signals.

Inside, Audi has introduced new trim options such as aluminium and Beaufort walnut inserts, Valcona leather, and a range of five different seat colours. There’s also Audi’s highly regarded MMI multimedia interface which now uses Nvidia graphics and comes with internet connectivity.

2015 Audi S7 Sportback-rear

As for the powertains, the new model will come with a 3.0-litre twin-turbo diesel producing 235kW matched up to an eight-speed tiptronic auto. The range-topping S7 comes with a 4.0-litre TFSI twin-turbo V8 developing 331kW, which is paired with a seven-speed dual-clutch auto.

A new entry-level 3.0-litre TDI will also join the range, producing 160kW. Official pricing is yet to be announced, however, the junior model is set to wear a price tag that’s more accessible than ever.

It will all go on sale during the first half of 2015.

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice.com.au. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.