Although it still may be hard for some folks to call the 2014 Audi A7 anything but a sedan, there should be no problems describing it as an all-star. After all, this year marks the third in a row that Automobile Magazine has selected the A7 line for its annual All-Star team, with the A7 itself earning the publication's top prize three years ago. Then, as each succeeding year has seen the four-rings brand add more variants to the A7 portfolio, the publication has included the new model among the All-Star representatives. As a result, the 2014 Audi A7 shares its prize with the S7 and RS 7.
The bottom line from this year's selection committee: "The Audi A7 was our 2012 Automobile of the Year, and as Audi’s sleek four-door 'coupe' adds ever more powerful versions, it continues to epitomize the qualities that have made Audi one of the leading luxury brands—sophistication, style, substance, and comfort. It’s equally wonderful to look at, to sit in, and to drive. To all that, the 560-hp Audi RS 7 model, which debuts for 2014, adds one more worthy quality: menacing performance."
Of course, the fact of the matter is that the 2014 Audi A7 comes in four different flavors, each with their own distinctive advantages … .