The Good The 2012 Audi A7 boasts a Google Earth-based navigation system and many connected features, such as Google local search, gas prices, and Wikipedia landmark entries. Quattro all-wheel-drive torque vectoring combines with the braking system for excellent cornering.
The Bad The A7's sport suspension can feel harsh at times. Bluetooth audio streaming is not available.
The Bottom Line An extraordinary tech powerhouse, the 2012 Audi A7 combines luxurious driving with sport capabilities and an impressive navigation system.
2012 Audi A7
Editors' note, July 25, 2012: One year later, we've taken a second look at our Editors' Choice award winner and the 2011 Tech Car of the Year, the 2012 Audi A7, and have updated this review with more photos and even more detail about the Audi Connect system, including its Wi-Fi hot-spot functionality.
As Audi neatly fills in the odd numbers of its passenger car model A designations, it pushes the technology to new heights. The all-new 2012 Audi A7, which slots in between the A6 and A8, is the latest Audi tech tour de force. And this car carries such impressive technology that it sets the bar for other automakers to reach.
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