Europe – Audi begins testing the A7 facelift; Will it receive the Matrix LED headlamps?

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Audi has started testing a facelift of the A7 in Europe. Images shot by spy photographers show the car’s complete body dressed in tricky camouflage.

Likely to be revealed next year, the A7 facelift could have the same design formula used in refreshing the A8 this year. This includes the incorporation of Audi’s Matrix LED headlights that permit the use of high beam without the risk of glaring oncoming drivers.

Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, the newly appointed R&D chief of Audi, told IndianAutosBlog.com at the Volkswagen Group Night on the eve of the Frankfurt Motor Show that more Audi models would use the Matrix LED lights in the future.

Current generation Audi A7 in motion
The A7 facelift would be the next model to receive the technologies developed for the new Audi A8.

The first spy images fail to show the front angle of the car, which, like other new Audis, is expected to host the majority of changes. A sculpted bonnet and revised bumper are sure-shot features in this lifecycle change.

Audi had brought updates to the engines of the A8, improving their output and managing to reduce consumption, and as these engines are shared with the A7, expect a similar outcome. The interior changes on the A7 should include new trim and seat cover options, as well as an updated MMI system which debuted on the new A8.

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