First drive: Audi A7

Audi's high-class executive coupe has been given a major overhaul, in line with the new A8. AOL Cars heads to Cape Town for a first drive in this sleek 'bahnstormer

What is it?

Audi has given its A7 coupe a thorough going-over for 2018. It brings with it a refreshed look both inside and out, an incredible amount of sophisticated technology, and the promise of improved driving dynamics.

With the A7 Sportback, the firm hopes to marry the practicality of a hatchback with the comfort of an executive saloon and cover it with the exotic looks and flashy desirability of a coupe as successfully as it did with the previous generation.