The Audi A6 is a full size executive sedan from the German luxury automaker that was introduced to replace the Audi 100 in 1994 and is currently in its fourth generation. Powered by everything from the tiny 1.8T four cylinder to V8s with Fuel Stratified Injection, the A6 competes head to head with the BMW 5-Series. While an M5 may be in the same league as the S6 powered by a Lamborghini derived 5.2 Liter all aluminum V10 that made 429 HP and 398 lb-ft of torque accelerates from 0 to 60 MPH in 5.2 seconds and runs the quarter mile in only 13.5, but BMW has nothing on the 572 HP Biturbo RS6.
The 2007 model year offers some significant changes for the A6 model line. Audi set a new benchmark in the luxury performance segment when it introduced the Audi A6 to North America. In all of its forms, the latest generation of the Audi A6 combines superior driving dynamics and sophisticated technology with exceptional comfort and equipment.
Vorsprung durch Technik quite literally goes galactic this week as Audi prepares to set yet another precedent by launching one lucky competition winner 62 miles up into sub-orbital space at speeds of more than 1,500mph.
Developed in conjunction with weekly science and technology magazine The New Scientist, the ‘New Scientist Space Adventure in association with Audi’ complements the A6 advertising campaign revealing that Audi has actually filed more patents than NASA. After extensive training (...) > Full story
Audi is hosting a contest in the United Kingdom , that if won will have you shot "62 miles into space into the atmostphere" at a speed of 1500mph in the Xerus Sub-orbital vehicle(check picture)! Audi claims there new executive saloon Audi A6 had more issued patents for it than the Nasa bound "Man on the Moon" flight-hence the contest/advertising tie in. What do you have to do to win? Just tell them what you think is the best patented invention of all time and Why?- I am going with the Ipod.
Audi has recorded a triple success in the “auto motor und sport” readers’ poll: readers of the popular car magazine voted the A3, A6 and Audi Q7 into first place in their respective classes, crowning them with “Best Cars” titles for 2007. This continues Audi’s history of success in one of the most important readers’ polls in the automotive industry.
This was the first time that the Audi Q7 has taken part in the poll, and despite fierce competition it was awarded the most (...) > Full story
The Franconian tuning specialist RACEDESIGN Automotive is now offering a new aerodynamics body-styling kit for the Audi A6 type B4.
RACEDESIGN interprets the front of the Audi A6 in its own special way by equipping it with its new "SingleFrame" spoiler bumper. This component lends all older Audis the current single frame look. The spoiler is supplied with an RDX single-frame grille, aluminium space frame, a set of fitting instructions plus an installation kit. By way of an option, (...) > Full story
Audi set a new benchmark in the luxury performance segment when it introduced the Audi A6 to North America. A scant one year later, the successful V8 and V6 variants are being joined by an A6 3.2 sedan with Audi’s revolutionary multitronic (CVT) transmission and FrontTrak front wheel drive. In all of its forms, the latest generation of the Audi A6 combines superior driving dynamÂics and sophisticated technology with exceptional comfort and equipÂment.
Sport and dynamics paired with high-quality functionality: that is the secret to success of the Audi A6. This combination makes the Audi Germany’s best-selling vehicle for the first ten months of 2006 in its segment.
The Audi A6 offers two engine choices fitted in longitudinal arrangement - both engines share a level of power and torque that is outstanding in this segment of the market: 4.2 liter V8 with 335 hp and 310 ft. lbs. torque and 3.2 (3123cc) V6 FSI with 255 hp and 243 ft. lbs. (...) > Full story
The renowned Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in the USA has awarded both the Audi A4 and A6 models its highest rating of “Top Safety Pick”. This makes Audi the only German manufacturer with two prize-winning vehicles.
The IIHS regularly carries out crash tests on behalf of the US insurance industry on passenger vehicles of all kinds to establish their safety standard. Experts and car buyers alike, both within and outside the USA, pay close attention to the results.
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A new ultra-modern V6 power unit with a displacement of 2.8 litres will be available for the Audi A6 and A6 Avant from 20 October 2006. The engine has an output of 154 kW (210 bhp) and achieves 280 Nm of torque, available constantly from 3,000 to 5,000 rpm. As well as FSI petrol direct injection, the V6 thus for the first time features a highly efficient but astonishingly simple valve control technology – the innovative Audi valvelift system. What this means for Audi drivers is even more (...) > Full story