Audi's all-new A7 has just been spied undergoing testing for the very first time. This is the "mule" stage where the beauty is found in what you can't see. In other words, only the chassis is different here as it's been skinned in the current-gen's body.

Given away by the way the body has a peculiar rake as well as some minorly flared fenders, this is clearly a test vehicle.

Clearly there's not much to see...yet. Having said that, we were curious what YOU would change about the current-gen A7 to make it take down its respective competition? Considering the A7 was one of the first entrants to the four-door coupe movement, the second-gen car will have very large shoes to fill. Much like the second-gen R8, expectations will be running high for an all-new A7.

According to Autocar, one thing you can expect is the next-gen A7 to take after the Prologue concept car.

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A chassis mule for the second generation 2017 Audi A7 has been spotted testing, ahead of an expected launch in 2017...

...The look of the new model was previewed by the Prologue concept car, which made its international debut at the 2014 LA motor show. According to company insiders, the Prologue’s looks were created after the A7’s design was signed off. It also previews the look of the next A8 and the forthcoming Audi A9, which is set to be a rival for the Mercedes S-Class Coupe. However, Audi has said that each has its own look, and the A7 is set to be the most radical of the three...

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SPIED: Audi's Next-Gen A7 Starts Testing — What Would YOU Do Different Over The Current-Gen Car?

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