Style takes a sharp turn towards performance.

Style takes a sharp turn towards performance.
A powerful meaning takes shape.
Some symbols are so imbued with meaning that they don’t need to be defined. Others, like the RS badging, have defined “racing sport” for generations.

2018 Audi RS 7 Exterior design

Beauty can be cruel.
Don’t let the seductive, flowing contours of the Audi RS 7 deceive you into thinking it only gets by on its good looks. Underneath the skin is an Audi Sport® performance vehicle that shows no pity for the road or the competition. Because at this level, you don’t stand out by blending in.[1]

Exterior appearance

By reshaping the sport sedan, the Audi RS 7 spawned its share of imitators. Its sleek silhouette is a sight to behold from almost any angle. And in keeping with its high-performance mission, the RS 7 was shaped to channel the air to help improve cooling and downforce.

Matte Aluminum-optic exterior appearance

A unique matte Aluminum-optic paint treatment to the Singleframe® grille surround, lower front lip spoiler, front bumper air intakes and side-view mirror housings help highlight the high-performance capabilities of the Audi RS 7.

Air intakes

When air encounters the Audi RS 7, it is channeled through the Singleframe® grille to cool the radiator and over the front lip spoiler to create downforce.

Adaptive rear spoiler

Integrated into the lift gate, a powered rear spoiler raises and retracts automatically to help increase downforce.

21" Audi Sport® 5-spoke-blade design wheels

Available in Silver, high-gloss Black or Titanium-matte finish, the angular spokes of the 21" 5-spoke-blade design wheels add track-inspired style to an Audi RS 7.[2]
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2018 Audi RS 7 performance Exterior design

Design finds a 
higher gear.
The Audi RS 7 performance features unique styling treatments to help set it apart. Unique styling elements include: 21" Audi Sport® 5-double-arm design wheels in a Titanium-matte finish, gloss-Black surround of the Singleframe® grille and side window trim plus an available Audi Sport Titanium exhaust system. Combined, these elements help raise its sporting profile.

Design details

Audi RS 7 performance model also receives a healthy serving of Carbon fiber that makes it look like it’s fresh off the circuit. The air intakes on the front fascia, exterior side-view mirror housings and rear diffuser are all made from this light and strong material.