The exterior gets a bit of a makeover with muscular alloy wheels, ORVMs with integrated side turn indicators, fog lamps with a chrome bezel, tailgate with chrome applique, red lens LED tail lamps, redesigned footstep, clear lens turn indicators and bold chrome highlights in the headlamps and new look air extractors.
It is powered by the mHawk engine which has been enhanced to deliver higher power and more torque @320 Nm. The S3 and S5 variants have a power output of 120 bhp, S7 has two options with 120 bhp and 140 bhp, while the S11 also has two options with 140 bhp and 140 bhp with 4WD. Low-end torque has improved considerably, making city driving more comfortable. NVH levels have been improved as well, ensuring a quieter cabin.
Advanced features include reverse parking camera with dynamic assist, one touch lane change indicator, auto window roll-up, projector headlamps with static bending technology, 6″ touch-screen infotainment with GPS and fully automatic temperature control.
Safety features include dual front airbags, anti-lock braking system (ABS), collapsible steering column & side intrusion beams, panic brake indication and engine immobilizer.
Seating configurations allowing flexibility with a choice of 7, 8 & 9 seater options; and there are five colour options.