The four-door coupe seems to be all the rage these days, given the wide range of models available. Buyers can choose from the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class, the BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe, the Porsche Panamera or even the more affordably priced Volkswagen CC. While there may be no shortage of choices, Audi’s A7 is arguably among the most most stylish options available.
Based on the Audi A6 sedan, the A7 sports a boldly revised exterior design that’s defined by its plunging fastback roofline and coupe-like C-pillar. While the front isn’t dramatically different than the A6, the rear styling of the A7 is unlike anything else in Audi’s current catalog, making the A7 the poster child for individual expression in a luxury four-door coupe.
Audi uses aluminum extensively throughout the A7, which has the benefit of reducing weight while adding stiffness to aid handling. There’s even active aerodynamics in the form of a rear spoiler that deploys at speeds above 80 mph to...