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.
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 votes. It represents a (...) More
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 "Sin gleFrame" 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, (...) More
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. (...) More
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. The (...) More
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 (...) More
Audi celebrates LeMans victory with exclusive limited edition A6 3.0 TDI quattro. The car will only be available in 1000 units, both sedan and wagon option will be available. A6 Le Mans Edition specification includes S line sports suspension lowered by 30mm, an upgraded braking system, cruise control, S line decorative facia inlays in brushed aluminium, a three-spoke S line sports steering wheel and the Audi Multi Media Interface (MMI) controlling a 10-speaker audio system with CD (...) More
On 27 june 2006, in Millan at the 2005-2006 Master in Transportation Design event it has been presenten the design of the Audi Avant 2015. In the presence of Antonello Fusetti and Marco Bonetto e, the students of the Master have introduced their own work, subjecting them to the careful judgment of Gary Telaak and Ingo Von Bargen from Audi, that they have followed on behalf of the house of Ingolstadt the plan since the beginning. In the end it have been posible to watch the car in clay (...) More
With consumers spending more time in their vehicles, the interior is a crucial factor when a buyer considers new car or truck choices. More than ever, automakers see interiors as a defining opportunity to give them a competitive edge. Every company wants the hot new interior offering a more refined, entertaining, ergonomically satisfying driving experience. The nominees for Audi: Popular-Priced Cars: Audi A3 Premium-Priced Cars: Audi A6 Premium-Priced CUVs: Audi Q7 Best (...) More