Room and vroom: Audi's new A7 Sportback

The A7 Sportback's chassis is well-balanced, and its steering response is quick and sharp for a car of its size.
The A7 Sportback's chassis is well-balanced, and its steering response is quick and sharp for a car of its size.ST PHOTOS: KEVIN LIM
The A7 Sportback's chassis is well-balanced, and its steering response is quick and sharp for a car of its size.
The A7 Sportback's chassis is well-balanced, and its steering response is quick and sharp for a car of its size.ST PHOTOS: KEVIN LIM

Audi's new A7 Sportback mixes practicality with sportiness to carve a niche in the four-door coupe segment

You win some, you lose some. That adage applies well to the new Audi A7 Sportback.

The sleek coupe-like fastback, which is hunkered down like a sumo wrestler, is a more refined, more muscular and more settled alternative to the Mercedes-Benz CLS.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 17, 2018, with the headline 'Room and vroom'. Print Edition | Subscribe