Apart from the different daytime running light layout, the 2015 Audi RS7 also gets an upgraded infotainment system, improved fuel economy and air boxes that are "even sharper and more distinctive".
What they call the third-generation Audi RS7 qualifies as a mild refresh in my book, but that means the new car still comes with a 560 horsepower twin-turbo 4.0 V8 that also gives you 516.3 lb-ft of torque between 1750 and 5500 rpm. It's fast alright.
To keep the European Union happy in the following years, the engine is now three percent more economical and four percent cleaner than the current RS7's, saving at least one-tenth of a polar bear every year.
No lasers yet, but getting there. The tail lights also have a new interior design. There will be new paint options too, including Floret silver metallic; Glacier white metallic; Mythos black metallic and Sepang blue pearl effect.
Nvidia boosted the infotainment with a new graphics processor, while there are changes to the instrument cluster, the shift paddles behind the steering wheel and the quattro emblem on the instrument panel. It's still a nice cabin to be in.
With the RS adaptive air suspension fitted as standard, the eight-speed tiptronic, all-wheel drive traction, optional carbon brakes, dynamic steering and Audi's dynamic ride control, the RS7 remains a 189 mph battlecruiser with a respectable zero-to-sixty time of 3.9 and an ESP that can be switched off completely if you want to ignore fuel economy for a while...