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Audi Limerick
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Audi's V8 monster is the most powerful diesel SUV on the market

The Audi SQ7 is more car than you’ll ever need.

IF I HAD the money I’d buy…

A big, bad, beautiful V8-powered SUV with seven luxurious leather seats and a whole heap of added extras and technological tricks up its sleeves. I’d buy a car that looks imposing on the road and has vice-like four-wheel-drive grip to inspire confident driving. I’d buy an Audi SQ7.

Why an Audi SQ7?

The Audi SQ7 is a monster of a car. It is the performance version of the Q7 and it is mighty powerful and capable.

This car is packed with new technology including a trick new electric-charged diesel engine, which combines turbocharging with an electrically powered compressor to reduce lag. The 435hp 4.0-liter V8 features two turbochargers and a 48‑volt electrical subsystem – an electric compressor sits between the engine and air intercooler, and this kicks in before exhaust gases have a chance to build up in the turbochargers.

This eliminates turbo lag and also helps the engine produce 435hp and a massive 900Nm of pulling power.

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Apart from the engine, the car has a lot going for it. It is jam-packed with tech and safety features and all sort of lavish items that you would expect from a luxury car brand.

Oh, and of course it fits the whole family as it is a proper seven-seat family vehicle with a huge boot, which is quite spacious even with the third row of seats in place. So there’s room for your luggage too.

What’s special about this particular one?

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This particular model has plenty of option boxes ticked which sees exterior additions of an electric panoramic glass sunroof, Sepang Blue pearl effect paint, chrome package and 21-inch five twin-spoke Audi Sport cast aluminium alloys. The cabin is clad in Rotor Grey Silk Nappa leather with silver piping, the front sport seats are heated, and there is a reversing camera.

As standard the car also comes with the excellent Audi Virtual Cockpit and a Bose 3D Surround Sound system with  19 speakers including 3D sound speakers, centre speaker and subwoofer.

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What does it look like in action? Well, in this video, with Le Mans and DTM champion Mike Rockenfeller behind the wheel, the SQ7 looks like it is faster than a 10,600hp Red Bull Alpha Jet!

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Who else drives one? None other than Captain America himself. The Cap’n took to the wheel of an Audi SQ7 in the movie Captain America: Civil War to chase down Black Panther.

It is the vehicle of choice if you have to save the world, after the school run obviously.

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It costs €139,995. What else could you get for the money?

If you are really after a big, bad, SUV then, for the same money, you could have this brand new Range Rover.

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… or you could give up cars altogether and go live on the beach in this beachside apartment in Spain.

DoneDeal DoneDeal

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