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The Audi A7 plug-in hybrid has 25 miles of EV range

The A7 is more efficient thanks to a new plug-in hybrid powertrain.

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Jake Holmes
While studying traditional news journalism in college, Jake realized he was smitten by all things automotive and wound up with an internship at Car and Driver. That led to a career writing news, review and feature stories about all things automotive at Automobile Magazine, most recently at Motor1. When he's not driving, fixing or talking about cars, he's most often found on a bicycle.
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The Audi A7 adds a plug-in hybrid powertrain at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show.

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In accordance with Audi's new power-based badge numbers for Europe, the car wears a "55 TFSI e" label.

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Under European testing, the car can do 40 kilometers, or about 25 miles, on electrical power alone.

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There's a 14.1-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack under the trunk floor.

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Regenerative braking is used as much as possible, but the friction brakes are used for deceleration stronger than 0.4 G.

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A heat pump helps efficiently generate warmth for the cabin without using too much battery power, Audi says.

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Multiple drive modes and a predictive efficiency system will allow drivers to optimize the model's economy.

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In the Auto and Efficiency drive modes, the A7 will "coast" with the engine and motor turned off when the driver lifts off the throttle.

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The A7 55 TFSI e will launch later on this year.

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Keep clicking or scrolling to see more of the Audi A7 plug-in hybrid.

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