The German carmaker isn’t planning to sell its V8 diesel in the U.S. But it shows just how good one can be.
Step on the gas from any legal speed, and the Q7 4.2 TDI moves out like a beast. From a standing start, there’s a brief moment of gentle acceleration while the SUV’s two turbochargers – one for each bank of cylinders – get spinning. Then there’s a quick rush of boost that pushes you back in your seat.