2019 Audi A6

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  • Audi A6
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    2019
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    V6
  • Horsepower @ RPM:
    340
  • Torque @ RPM:
    390
  • Displacement:
    3.0 L
  • 0-60 time:
    5.1 sec.
  • Top Speed:
    155 mph
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A business class ticket, Four Ring style

Audi first introduced the A6 nameplate in 1994 as a replacement for the outgoing Audi 100. Since then, the German automaker has ushered in a total of four generations for the model, with the current-gen dropping in 2011. Of course, seven years is a long time for just about any vehicle generation, and as such, Audi is prepping a fifth-generation A6 for the 2019 model year (Audi is calling it the “eighth generation,” but we aren’t counting the refreshes as entire generations). Scheduled to appear in the metal at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show, Audi likes to frame the mid-size premium sedan as the “multitalent in the luxury class,” bringing a healthy mix of style, sportiness, opulence, and technology, all in a comfortable four-door package. And, as you might expect with a generational changeover, the 2019 model year brings a few styling changes outside, a brand-new interior layout, a fresh suite of convenience and connectivity features, and a mild-hybrid upgrade for the powertrain, not to mention a variety of suspension set-ups and standard quattro AWD grip, all of which help to underline the model’s do-it-all attitude.

The A6 is offered in a variety of body styles and configurations, and as such, this generational shift will undoubtedly trickle down to several corners of Audi’s product portfolio. We’re still waiting on a few details regarding the U.S.-bound model, but in the meantime, read on for the latest.

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Audi Spills the Beans on 2019 Model Updates

Audi Spills the Beans on 2019 Model Updates

All the news from Ingolstadt in one place

Audi is gearing up for a raft of changes throughout its model range in 2019 that sees a number of cars get their facelifts done while adding some new models to the lineup like the e-Tron SUV.

German automaker Audi, part of the Volkswagen Group, is currently fighting an uphill battle against its core rivals in the executive and luxury segments. Audi’s global sales figure barely went up by 0.6% last year and, while 2018 stats look better, Mercedes-Benz and BMW are still the key reference points. In the U.S., Audi’s growth is a bit more visible, sitting at about 7.75% between 2016 and 2017, with the current trend seemingly still strong on its feet.

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Top Midsize Sedans of 2018

Top Midsize Sedans of 2018

The best of the best in one of the most compelling and most competitive segments in the auto industry

SUVs have become the toast of the automotive world these days that it’s hard to argue against anyone who wants to buy one. It’s just that even though SUVs continue to grow in popularity, it can’t replicate the suave styling and sophistication of some of the most popular midsize sedans on the market today. The best midsize sedans are often those that give you the best of all words. They’re stylish, powerful, comfortable, and spacious. Some even combine all those qualities in one package. SUVs have these qualities, too, but they’re often a product of customers needing them as opposed to wanting them.

With midsize sedans, especially the luxury types, you don’t need space because you have a family to fit inside it, you want the space because you want to show off your ride to your friends. Likewise, you don’t need it to be powerful for your next weekend getaway. You want it to be powerful, so it grabs the attention of the people around you. In here is a list of the best midsize sedans of 2018. Pay attention to who made it because there’s a good chance that if you’re in the market for one, you’ll end up getting one of these models.

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13 Crossover Wagons You Could Buy Instead of an SUV

13 Crossover Wagons You Could Buy Instead of an SUV

Buck the trend, get a wagon!

High-riding vehicles, like crossovers and SUVs are at the height of popularity right now, but they’re not the only way to go if you want practicality and some off-road capability. Crossover style raised wagons are a great alternative and while they can still drive you over a rough field or rutted road with ease, they’re better to drive on road and actually pretty stylish.

They are essentially the wagon versions of different cars which have gained extra ride height and plastic cladding on the outside to protect them from scratches in their most vulnerable points. These vehicles usually have standard all-wheel drive and are usually a higher trim level, so they are not cheap (compared to the vehicle they’re based on) but they also come with a lot of equipment.

Here’s a list of the 13 coolest crossover-style wagons you can buy today.

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2019 Audi RS6 Avant

2019 Audi RS6 Avant

Audi’s resident giant killer is getting the next-generation treatment

The new Audi RS6 Avant has been spotted covered in partial camouflage while making the test rounds recently. The high-performance wagon model of the A6 sedan is the latest Audi model to be captured by spy photographers. If anything, this shows that Audi’s test drivers have had their work cut out of them. The sporty station wagon was even spotted alongside the RS Q8 SUV.

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2019 Audi A6 Allroad

2019 Audi A6 Allroad

Audi’s versatile off-road crossover/wagon is headed our way again

A prototype version of the new Audi A6 Allroad has been spotted on a test run, suggesting that we could be close to seeing the new model make its debut. While it does look like an old test mule for the Audi A6 Avant, there’s no question that this is the A6 Allroad given how much higher it rides compared to the Avant and the base A6 sedan.

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2019 Audi A6 Avant

2019 Audi A6 Avant

Forbidden fruit for U.S. wagon enthusiasts

After seven years on the market, the seventh-generation Audi A6, also known as the C7, was finally retired in 2018, making way for a much-improved midsize sedan from the Ingolstadt-based automaker. Redesigned to look more modern inside and out and fitted with all the fancy tech that it needs to go against the competition, including semi-autonomous capability. With the A6 sedan unveiled to the world at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show, Audi quietly revealed the wagon version, also known as the A6 Avant.

Just like its predecessor, the Avant takes all of its design features and tech from the sedan model. The key difference here is the longer roof and the bigger trunk, which makes the Avant more practical for drivers who haul stuff on a regular basis and an ideal family vacation car. It’s as practical as any midsize wagon out there, but it comes with premium comfort features and the latest safety technology. Does it have what it takes to compete against the Mercedes-Benz E-Class Wagon and the BMW 5 Series Touring? Let’s find out in the review below.

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By the Numbers: 2018 Audi A6 vs 2019 Audi A6

By the Numbers: 2018 Audi A6 vs 2019 Audi A6

Here’s what’s new?

While it’s difficult not to get excited by new-generation cars, I’m far from enthusiastic when Audi launches something new. I understand the philosophy behind the "same sausage, different length," but this design approach doesn’t do it for me. What’s more, I think that Audi’s current styling language is bland and boring. But that’s not to say that the new generations do not bring significant improvements. The new A6, for instance, while still highly recognizable, it stands out inside and out thanks to numerous upgrades. It also boasts different figures when it comes to specs, dimensions, and performance. And we are going to discuss these changes in the comparison below.

Not surprisingly, the latest A6 is a tad bigger than its predecessor. It also offers a bit more room inside the cabin. The changes are far from impressive and barely hit an inch inside and out, but it proves that Audi is slowly but surely making its vehicles bigger. The new engines are also a bit more powerful, this time around by a more significant margin. Let’s find out more about that below.

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Visual Comparison: 2018 Audi A6 vs 2019 Audi A6

Visual Comparison: 2018 Audi A6 vs 2019 Audi A6

View the changes side by side

The mid-2000s brought a new generation of Audi vehicles that took the company to new heights. Although the entire lineup shared the same design language that wasn’t exactly exciting, the simple and elegant looks, the solid tech packages, and the good performance brought more and more people into Audi dealerships. The Germans began revamping the lineup in 2015 with the Q7 SUV and, by late 2017, we saw a host of updated models on the road, including the A4, R8, and A8. Come 2018 and Audi has launched the new A6, Ingolstadt’s main weapon against the brand-new BMW 5 Series and recently launched (and innovative) Mercedes-Benz E-Class. As expected, design changes are far from radical, which is why we’re taking a closer look at both generations in the comparison below.

The A6 remains familiar with the lineup, but it’s also very similar to its predecessor. The sharper lines don’t alter the exterior beyond recognition, but it gives the sedan a modern twist. The revised four-door comes in a bit more aggressive too thanks to larger vents in the bumpers and a bigger front grille. The interior is indeed quite different, as Audi ditched every single element that made the A6 look modern in 2010, but long in the tooth in 2018. Let’s take a closer look at the changes.

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2019 Audi A6

2019 Audi A6

A business class ticket, Four Ring style

Audi first introduced the A6 nameplate in 1994 as a replacement for the outgoing Audi 100. Since then, the German automaker has ushered in a total of four generations for the model, with the current-gen dropping in 2011. Of course, seven years is a long time for just about any vehicle generation, and as such, Audi is prepping a fifth-generation A6 for the 2019 model year (Audi is calling it the “eighth generation,” but we aren’t counting the refreshes as entire generations). Scheduled to appear in the metal at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show, Audi likes to frame the mid-size premium sedan as the “multitalent in the luxury class,” bringing a healthy mix of style, sportiness, opulence, and technology, all in a comfortable four-door package. And, as you might expect with a generational changeover, the 2019 model year brings a few styling changes outside, a brand-new interior layout, a fresh suite of convenience and connectivity features, and a mild-hybrid upgrade for the powertrain, not to mention a variety of suspension set-ups and standard quattro AWD grip, all of which help to underline the model’s do-it-all attitude.

The A6 is offered in a variety of body styles and configurations, and as such, this generational shift will undoubtedly trickle down to several corners of Audi’s product portfolio. We’re still waiting on a few details regarding the U.S.-bound model, but in the meantime, read on for the latest.

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Updated: Audi Spills the Beans on the New A6, Just Hours After Images Leak

Updated: Audi Spills the Beans on the New A6, Just Hours After Images Leak

Audi could’ve done better

Audi is preparing to debut the new A6 at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show but, as is often the case with models as high-profile as the A6, leaked photos tend to ruin the surprise. Fortunately, there aren’t that many surprises to hold on to because the leaked photos of the new Audi A6 reveal, well, the new Audi A6. We’re saying “new,” by the way, strictly on a technical basis because, judging by the photos, there’s nothing overly exciting about what we see here.

Updated 02/28/2018 @ 04:00 - Audi dropped full details of the new A6 prior to its Geneva Debut. Check out the quick details below.

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2016 Audi A6 Allroad Quattro Sport

2016 Audi A6 Allroad Quattro Sport

If you’re looking for the benefits of an SUV without actually owning one, then your best bet is probably one of Audi’s Allroad models. They offer all of the amenities of an SUV, like Audi’s awesome Quattro all-wheel drive system and air suspension. This means the car comes ready to tackle rough roads a lot better than most sedans out there. Plus, since the Allroad comes in wagon form, it offers similar cargo space in comparison to your everyday SUV.

Here in the U.S., we are limited to the Audi A4 Allroad, but on the other side of the world, Audi offers the sporty Audi A6 Allroad. Just in time for winter, Audi has released a new trim level for the A6 Allroad, dubbed “Sport,” that makes the car even more sporty. Upgrades offered with the Sport trim include new wheels, new lighting, and even new seats up front.

The A6 Allroad Sport doesn’t benefit from any power upgrades, but the new standard features along with the AWD system and air suspension makes the new Allroad Sport the model to have. That air suspension, by the way, automatically lowers at higher speeds to help reduce aerodynamic drag. Anyway, we decided to look at the new Allroad Sport to see just what makes it that much better, so keep reading to find out all the details.

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Audi A6 TDI Ultra Breaks World Record By Visiting 14 Countries On One Tank

Audi A6 TDI Ultra Breaks World Record By Visiting 14 Countries On One Tank

Audi and the RAC (a U.K.-based automotive services company) have set a new official Guinness World Record by driving a diesel-powered A6 TDI Ultra to 14 different countries on a single tank of gas.

The A6 was unmodified for the journey, exceeding its factory-rated 67 mpg with an impressive average of 75.9 mpg, seeing a total of 1,158.9 miles before requiring a fill-up. The car comes standard with low rolling-resistance tires and a 73-liter (19.28-gallon) fuel tank.

At the helm was auto journalist Andrew Frankel and British racing driver Rebecca Jackson, who collaborated to set the new record in a 28-hour non-stop journey across Europe. The pair started in the Netherlands on June 9th at 9:48 AM (GMT) and ended in Hungary on June 10th at 12:44 PM (GMT), passing through Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland, Lichtenstein, Austria, Germany, Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia, and Serbia in the process. The route was planned by the RAC to avoid things like mountain gradients and congested urban areas.

However, the trip wasn’t without its challenges, with several unplanned detours required due to heavy traffic caused by an accident and a closed tunnel.

Frankel said he was delighted to be part of the effort, and that he hopes the new record will stand for some time to come. However, the challenge was much harder than he expected, requiring a constant attention to the car’s velocity, with max efficiency available at an average speed of 50 mph. “In order to do this you have to be fully aware of what’s going on around you and anticipate what could happen with the traffic ahead,” he said.

For Jackson, the stint was a diversion from her normal gig as a flat-out performance driver, but she thought it was nonetheless something that the RAC and Audi should be proud of. “This was an amazing event and a very different long-distance driving challenge to what I’m doing next year when I compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2016,” she said.

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2015 Audi A6 L e-tron

2015 Audi A6 L e-tron

With the announcement of a production version of the 2012 A6 L e-Tron, Audi attempts to answer two problems posed by the Chinese luxury-car market at the same time. The first of these is something that the A6 L in its regular form already addresses, the Chinese obsession with rear legroom. But the more important issue is that of fuel economy, and this the new car does quite well. This economy comes at a bit of a price when it comes to power, but this is a car intended only for the Chinese market, and China very much has its own set of rules. The car was first shown as a concept back in 2012, and has received a few tweaks since then.
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2016 - 2018 Audi A6

2016 - 2018 Audi A6

The Audi A6 first entered the market in 1994 as a 1995 five model that would take on competitors like the BMW 5 Series and the Mercedes E-Class. The fourth and current generation was ushered in for 2012. For 2016, Audi decided to give the luxury sedan a refresh to keep it fresh until the next-gen model is ready to hit showrooms. The facelift was rather mild, but it included revised front and rear fascia’s, Audi’s new Singleframe grille design, LED headlights, some new upholstery colors, and a 4G LTE hotspot with the MMI infotainment system. Three engine options were available, including gasoline-poured four- and six-cylinder engines, and a six-cylinder diesel for those of you who prefer oil burners.

When it comes to midsize German luxury sedans, the rivalry between BMW, Mercedes, and Audi keeps each brand honest, while at the same time, creating a demand for individuation. If BMW sells itself as the performance-oriented marque, and Mercedes is the technological powerhouse, Audi typically takes the more sensible route. Its “people’s car” roots are obvious when considering the all-wheel-drive practicality, high safety standards, and roomy interior. It’s what makes the A6 the clear choice for the well-off businessperson who’s attached to the standard 2.5 children and looking for a sedan that can pull double duty as a weekday commuter and a family car.

So, let’s take a look at the 2016 Audi A6 and check out everything Audi did to keep this sedan fresh for the next few years.

Updated 04/17/2015: Audi announced prices for the 2016 A6 luxury sedan, which will arrive later this summer. Prices will range from $46,200 for the A6 Premium edition to $75,300 for the S6 Prestige version.

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Forza Horizon 2 Gets NAPA Chassis Car Pack

Forza Horizon 2 Gets NAPA Chassis Car Pack

Another month has come and gone, so Turn 10 and Playground Games are now bringing us another downloadable car pack for Forza Horizon 2. This one carries the title NAPA Chassis Car Pack, and it comes with six new machines to roll around in. In traditional fashion, the cars cover a wide variety of driving styles and ages. There are two supercars, a pair of classics, a 500-plus-horsepower wagon and a similarly powerful luxury SUV.

The actual cars in the pack are as follows (in handy chronological order no less): 1970 Buick GSX, 1988 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Super Sport, 2002 Lotus Esprit V8, 2014 Land Rover Range Rover Supercharged. 2015 Audi RS6 Avant, and 2015 McLaren 650S Coupe

The AWD and incredible power of the Audi Avant should make it a great all-round choice for players looking to try something different, and the incredible 650S from McLaren will likely find lots of garages to call home. I like seeing Forza still focus on great cult cars like the Lotus and Buick, and dropping in something a little different for those off-road races with the Range Rover seems pretty inspired to me. After reviewing the Supercharged Range Rover myself, I feel like it certainly deserves a slot on the Forza roster.

The pack is available to download today for all Xbox One players, and it carries a price of $5. If you are the proud owner of the Season Pass, these cars are all free. If you just want to try out one of these new cars, the Lotus is available as a separate download all on its own for the low sale price of free.

You can check out a little more info about each car as well as a video showing off all the new machines in action after the break. Be sure to hit those comments with which one is your favorite from this list.

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David Beckham Crashes His Audi RS6

David Beckham Crashes His Audi RS6

Soccer icon David Beckham and his son Brooklyn were involved in a car crash over the weekend in the elder Beckham’s Audi RS6. According to multiple reports from the UK, the harrowing ordeal happened last Saturday shortly after Beckham picked up his son, who at that time had just finished playing for English Premier club Arsenal’s under-16 team in a game against Brighton.

Details on what exactly happened are still unclear, but a source close to Beckham told The Telegraph that the accident occurred at “quite a speed,” indicating that it was not your typical fender bender. Pictures of the crash scene also paint a clear picture to the extent of damage incurred by Beckham’s RS6 and the Mitsubishi Colt Coupe Cabriolet with a woman and her daughter inside.

Luckily, all parties involved escaped serious injury. Beckham only suffered minor shoulder pains while his son escaped unhurt from the crash. The mother and daughter in the Colt CTZ were both taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

We’re all hoping that everyone involved in the accident recovers from their injuries. We’ve had far too many of these incidences, and while car crashes are a reality of life, they can also be avoided if drivers are more careful when they’re behind the wheel of their cars.

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Audi Prologue Concept Inspires Design Language for Future A8, A7 and A6

Audi Prologue Concept Inspires Design Language for Future A8, A7 and A6

By now you’ve likely seen the latest concept from Audi, the Prologue. You also likely know the concept is a design study that previews how the next generation of Audi vehicle will look. What’s really interesting is that Audi is actually working in reverse. The upcoming A6, A7, and A8 sedans’ designs were all signed off on before the Prologue was created.

According to Audi’s design chief Marc Lichte, the Prologue is a conglomerate of designs between the upcoming trio of cars, acting like a movie trailer of sorts. “We design the new A8, A7 and A6 models first, then put the essence of all three of them into the Prologue. Every element can be traced into the production cars; some things might be a bit louder in the A7, and a bit quieter in the A8, but it’s all in there,” Lichte said in an interview with Autocar at the LA Auto Show.

This means no letdown in design between the concept and production models. What we see in the Prologue will actually hit the streets. What’s more, the Prologue’s size and shape are a preview of Audi’s upcoming A9 flagship coupe, rivaling the likes of 2015 Mercedes’ S-Class coupe. Lichte also promised more design difference between models, giving each one a more distinguishable look.

Audi will start rolling out the new products in the latter part of 2016, starting with the A8. The A7 and A6 are scheduled to follow sometime in 2017. Expect the rest of Audi’s lineup to adopt the new look in the subsequent years.

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2014 Audi A6 TDI Concept

2014 Audi A6 TDI Concept

Diesels are very popular these days. They perform well, with stump-pulling torque, and are vastly more efficient than their gasoline-powered counterparts. Whereas a few decades ago a diesel engine would be written off as a smokey, slow oil-burners, these days the demand is very high, and former negative diesel traits have all been eliminated due to the advanced technology of today.

Perhaps the most impressive diesel offerings come from the German manufacturers. BMW, Audi, and Mercedes all offer several diesel engines that are every bit as desirable — if not more — as their respective gasoline versions.

Audi has an innovative new spin on the turbo-diesel with itsA6. It is still a mono-turbo setup, but with an electric turbo chiming in to help out at lower revs. This innovative design will virtually eliminate turbo lag and provide even more oomph off the line than diesels are already famous for.

How does it work?

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2014 Audi A6 TDI - Driven

2014 Audi A6 TDI - Driven

When it comes to press cars and review cars, there are few machines I know more intimately than the 2014 Audi A6 TDI. Last year I joined a collection of fellow lunatics and set out on a 48-hour cannonball run from LA to New York City to test out Audi’s new 3.0-liter V-6 diesel engine, and really test its real-world fuel economy. After 46 hours and nearly 3,000 miles, I had spent several hours in every seat, tried to eat, sleep, and work inside of its wood-filled interior, and used almost every gadget it contained to keep myself entertained.

I have made lots of big road trips in lots of cars including the Nissan GT-R and Porsche Cayman S, but this was a whole new experience.

After such an experience, I have lots of things to say about Audi’s full-size luxury sedan. From equipment and pricing to performance and fuel economy, the Audi made major impressions. But where all those impressions good, would I do the trip again, and do I think it’s a car worth spending money on?

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Spy Shots: Audi A6 Allroad Caught Lapping the Nurburgring

Spy Shots: Audi A6 Allroad Caught Lapping the Nurburgring

There’s been a lot of action at the Nurburgring track this week, with both the 2016 BMW M2 and the Jaguar XE being spotted lapping the German course. The two have been joined by the upcoming Audi A6 Allroad, a vehicle previously caught testing in snowy conditions earlier this year, as well.

Although it hasn’t lost any of its camouflage since then, it’s more than obvious that the wagon has received a pair of new headlamps, while the front bumper and the large grille have been reshaped for a crisper appearance. The details are well hidden around back, but expect for the A6 Allroad to show up with redesigned taillights and a slightly updated bumper.

The only details that are out in the open are the large alloy wheels and the low profile tires; just a few more hints that the A6 Allroad means business in the performance department.

Speaking of performance, the existing gasoline engine will carry over unchanged, while the diesel mills will receive slight output increases, with the 3.0-liter TDI diesel to reach into 270-horsepower territory. Naturally, all units will burn less fuel and spew less CO2.

The new Audi A6 Allroad is expected to break cover at the Paris Motor Show in October, but make sure you stick around for further details.

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2015 Audi A6 Allroad

2015 Audi A6 Allroad

A host of spyshots of the Audi A6’s line has been sent our way over the past few weeks. This time, the new A6 Allroad takes its turn in the spotlight and our observing eyes. At first glance, there are a number of things we noticed about these latest batch of spy pics, particularly the modified front end that now features new headlights with new DRLs.

The shape remains relatively the same, although don’t expect the company’s laser lights technology to be part of it. That’s still years away from happening so temper the hype on that one. Moving away from the lights, the grille and the front bumper of the A6 Allroad also look different, although we expect the former to return to its normal configuration once the model draws closer to its Paris debut.

There’s more to these spy photos than just the subtle tweaks done on the front. The rear end also received some distinct styling modifications while the interior will also get a handful of new upgrades.

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2014 Audi A6 TDI Ultra

2014 Audi A6 TDI Ultra

Diesels seem to be breaking their oil-burning, noisy, smokey stigmas that have haunted them for decades as more and more automakers are now offering clean diesels in their lineups. The latest huge influx of diesel models hails from Audi.

The German automaker, which is owned by Volkswagen Group, has announced a huge diesel push with 11 new TDI “Ultra” models, including the new A6 TDI Ultra detailed here. For starters, the "Ultra" in the TDI Ultra name is Audi’s designation for sustainable mobility that is fully available for everyday use — a long explanation for a TDI A6 that gets darn good fuel mileage while not hindering its common usability.

The heart of the matter is a 2.0-liter, four cylinder diesel that produces 190 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque that pushes the A6 from 0 to 60 mph in 8.2 seconds while achieving 53 mpg highway. With stats like that, we don’t mind hugging trees and filing up next to big rigs. Keeping all those trees happy, however, is Audi’s high efficiency SCR system that removes nitrogen oxides from the exhaust. The new system also lets the A6 pass the stringent Euro 6 emission standards with ease.

Backing the 2.0-liter TDI are two optional transmissions: a six-speed manual transmission is standard, followed by the optional seven-speed dual-clutch S tronic automatic. However, opting for the slap-paddle gearbox shoots the A6’s price up €2,250 — roughly $3,000 at the current exchange rates — making rowing your own gears sound evermore attractive.

Furthering the A6’s efficiency is the standard start-stop system and driver information center that helps keep track of good driving behavior.

Pricing for the A6 Avant TDI Ultra starts at €42,250 (about$57,000 at today’s exchange rates) and the A6 sedan TDI Ultra starts a little lower at €39,900 (around $54,000). Sales will begin sometime in the first quarter of 2014 and there are no plans yet to release any Ultra models in the U.S.

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2014 Audi AS6 by ABT Sportsline

2014 Audi AS6 by ABT Sportsline

Normally, European tuners don’t pay too much attention to an aftermarket show like SEMA, but every so often, some do make the trip across the pond. This year, one of Germany’s biggest tuning firms will be in attendance at SEMA, and it’s not only bringing a program to the event, it’s actually announcing its plans to expand its business into the U.S.

That’s right: ABT Sportsline is coming to America!

But before ABT officially sets shop in Los Angeles beginning next year, the German tuner will be at SEMA to introduce its new program for the Audi A6.

Billed as the Audi AS6, ABT Sportsline’s programs for Audis have become legendary. The same can be said for this new AS6 program, which comes with a plethora of new aero components, including an ABT front spoiler, fender inserts, side skirts, carbon-look mirror covers and a rear spoiler that was installed in combination with a rear skirt kit.

As far as power upgrades are concerned, the AS6 also boasts an upgrade that turned the output of the A6’s 3.0-liter, TDI engine to an impressive 286 horsepower and 500 pound-feet of torque. That’s an impressive spike from the sedan’s original 240 horsepower and 428 pound-feet of torque.

As far as ABT Sportsline’s invasion of America, the company will be looking to put its stamp on Audis in America the same way it’s been able to do in Europe, where it’s considered one of the best Audi tuners.

“We look forward to being part of the SEMA’s 50th anniversary party," Hans-Jürgen Abt, CEO of ABT Sportsline, said in a press release. "With the ABT AS6, the more than 100,000 trade visitors at one of the globally most successful automotive fairs can see a perfect, detailed and dynamic total package."

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2011 - 2013 Audi A6 Avant by Senner Tuning

2011 - 2013 Audi A6 Avant by Senner Tuning

The Audi A6 Avant isn’t necessarily the most awesome model that the German automaker offers, but it is one of just a handful of luxury wagons available on the market. However, when Audi introduced the new 3.0 Biturbo engine with 313 horsepower and 479 pound-feet of torque, which affords it a 5.3-second 0-to-100 km/h (62 mph) sprint and a 155 mph top speed, we couldn’t help but take notice.

Apparently, Senner Tuning took notice too, as it just introduced a tuning package for the A6 Avant 3.0 TDI Biturbo that takes the A6 Avant to a new level. The tuner installed its Stage 2 tuning kit for the 3.0 TDI Biturbo engine, a sport air filter and a power convertor for the drive-by-wire system to help boost its output to 374 horsepower and 572 pound-feet of torque. Though Senner did not disclose the performance numbers of this retuned A6 Avant, we estimate it at 5 seconds to 100 km/h (62 mph) and a top speed of 180 mph.

With this boost in power, Senner also chose to increase its adhesion to the road. It started off by installing a KW Street Comfort coil-over kit that drops the A6’s ride height by 30 to 55 mm (1.18 to 2.16 inches). Senner also gives buyers the choice of two 9.5-by-20-inch wheels — Varianza T1S or Sword SC1 — with high-gloss black on the faces and high-gloss anodized beads. The rims are wrapped in 255/35R20 Vredestein Ultrac Sessanta rubber.

Other than the custom wheels and the lowering kit, the A6’s exterior remains unchanged, making this the perfect sleeper kit for any owner.

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2014 - 2015 Audi A6

2014 - 2015 Audi A6

The Audi A6 includes some new features and options for 2014 to invigorate sales of the aluminum-bodied luxury sedan. The U.S. market has been a bit of a dud for the new-shape design since its arrival as a 2012 model. That is not stopping its prospects elsewhere in the world.

The lengthened A6L is China’s most popular limousine by far. Everyone knows Chinese businessmen like the ride in the back seat. There’s much more to that preference than image and prestige.

Here are two little-known facts:

It is much easier and cheaper to pay someone to drive you to and from work in China than it is to park in urban centers. The same businessmen who ride in the back during the week usually drive the car themselves on weekends, so the cars need more dynamic prowess than many believe.

Once these factors are considering, the option of a luxury shuttle for about $20 a week sounds great. Many Americans would jump at the chance to do the same thing.

That is not how we operate, however, so the A6 comes to our shores ready for a knock-down, drag-out brawl with two of the most competent luxury sedans on the market, the Mercedes-Benz E350 and the BMW 535i.

Do the A6’s luxury cockpit, advanced engines and sophisticated design offer enough incentive to lure conquest sales from other German brands? The company sure hopes so and even offers a $1,500 bonus to Mercedes and BMW drivers when they buy an A6 (or many other Audi models).

Updated 07/02/2014: Audi today announced priced and a series of updates for the 2015 A6 luxury sedan which is now available at dealers. Updates include a new Warm Weather package offered as standard on Prestige models, plus head-up display and full LED headlights.

Click past the jump for the full review of the Audi A6 2.0T and 3.0T with highlights on new-for-2014 features and options.

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Audi may be Unveiling an A6 Sportback e-tron Concept

A 48-hour-long stretch of back and forth on the R8 e-tron was enough to make our heads spin. One side was saying that the e-tron may see production in limited units and the other flat out said no way, just a day later. Now, we have even more e-tron news to confuse us all.

According to a report from AutoBlog.nl, rumors are circulating that Audi is working on a Sportback version of the A6 that will feature the same e-tron technology that the recently axed R8 e-tron featured, on a less massive scale, of course.

This hot hatchback is rumored to make its debut at the 2013 IAA in Frankfurt and will feature a 300-horsepower, 2.0-liter four-banger with 100 ponies worth of electric motor added to it. This would give the A6 e-tron a total of 400 horsepower, just 20 horsepower short of the mighty 2013 S6… not too shabby.

For now, these are just rumors that we take with a healthy serving of salt, given the on-and-off R8 e-tron. Regardless, this sounds like one bad-ass concept to say the least.

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2013 Audi A6 and A7 Black Edition

2013 Audi A6 and A7 Black Edition

It looks like Audi has just entered the Halloween spirit, a day letter its true, but better than ever. The company has just unveiled the A6 and A7 Black Editions, two models that combine their more emphatic styling with the most extensive equipment list in each range. Prices will range from £35,010 ($56,500) to £56,785 ($91,600).

As their name suggest the two models will be distinguished by black finish for the grille and number plate surrounds and the window frame strips, plus tinted windows. The two special editions will be offered with a new set of wheels, sized 20" for the A6 and 21" for the A7. The wheels are painted in dark titanium finish and are combined with lowered sports suspension.

For the interior the Black Edition will get sports seats upholstered in black Valcona leather, a BOSE surround sound system, DAB digital radio and the Audi Music Interface (AMI) for iPod connection.

Customers will have the possibility to choose between three engines: a 3.0-litre BiTDI unit 313, a 2.0-litre TDI unit with 177 HP and a 3.0-litre TDI with 204 HP.

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2013 Audi AS6 by ABT Sportsline

2013 Audi AS6 by ABT Sportsline

Leave it to ABT Sportsline to come up with a tuning program for the Audi A6 that fans of the four rings will appreciate.

The German tuner always brings their game when it comes to programs for Audi and this one is no different. It features a slew of aerodynamic and performance improvements that not only add vibrancy to the elegance of the new A6, but also provide added power that’s bound to get noticed.

Looking at the components, ABT Sportsline gave the now rechristened AS6 with a number of new parts, including a new front spoiler, side skirts, a rear spoiler, and a rear skirt set that comes with tailpipe exhaust tips. The program also comes with a new set of 19" to 21" ABT light alloy wheels

On its own, the A6 carries a number of engines under its hood, each of which ABT Sportsline has performance modifications for. Talk about thorough, right? The flagship 3.0-liter TDI model was given ABT Power to the tune of 270 horsepower, an increase from the standard 204-horsepower output of the regular model. If that isn’t enough, ABT also has what it calls "New Generation" enhancement, which increases the output from either 245 or 313 horsepower to 300 or 360 horsepower, respectively.

Meanwhile, the most powerful engine version of the line-up, the 3.0-liter TFSI, sees its output bump from 300 horsepower to 420 horsepower. Finally, the entry level 2.0-liter TDI wasn’t left out in the cold, getting 205 horsepower from the standard model’s 170-horsepower output.

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2013 Audi A6 3.0 BiTDI by MTM

2013 Audi A6 3.0 BiTDI by MTM

The 3.0-liter BiTDI engine that Audi has developed has pretty much flipped what we think of diesel engines – that they are torque-loaded but underpowered – on its rear. MTM has taken the A6 3.0 BiTDI, which we don’t see in the U.S., and turned it into even more powerful of a ride, as well as helping look and handle a little better.

The A6 3.0 BiTDI’s body remains essentially unchanged with MTM’s package and we don’t mind one bit. The A6’s body is pretty sexy, for a station wagon, so we are happy to see that MTM didn’t go overboard with the body kit for it. The only styling change added to the A6 are a set of custom wheels. There are actually a variety of Bimoto wheels available from MTM for this package, which range from €1,729 to €5,230 ($2,140 to $6,471 at current rates).

Helping the handling and ride height is an aftermarket F-Cantronic ECU for the air suspension, which allows you to drop the car’s center of gravity up to 25 mm (0.98 inches). This increases both handling and gives the A6 a more stylish look. This ECU runs €1,740 ($2,153 at current rates).

Helping the A6 come to a halt is a brake upgrade that includes 380 x 34 mm (14.96- x 1.33-inch) rotors with 8-piston calipers squeezing them. This kit runs €4,900 ($6,063), but you can opt for another upgrade that includes 405 x 36 mm (15.94- x 1.41-inch) rotors for an additional €1,500 ($1,856), but to get this size, you must opt for at least 20-inch wheels.

The engine sees some significant increases too, as the base ECU modification, which costs €1,700 ($2,103) will net you 365 horsepower and 560 pound-feet of torque. This is a 57-horsepower and 81 pound-feet bump from stock. You can pump this up to a full 381 horsepower and 575 pound-feet of torque for an extra €100 ($123).

In all, this package will run between €10,069 ($12,464) and €15,170 ($18,771), depending on the options you choose. That’s quite a hefty fee, but this will make your A6 a true screamer.

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2013 Audi A6 price review and MPG

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Audi to Add Quattro and Eight-Speed Automatic to 2013 A6

The Audi A6 is wedged in the middle of Audi’s A lineup and often gets neglected. Typically, its sportier smaller siblings or more powerful larger brethren garner all of Audi’s attention. Seemingly every year, the other A cars are getting upgrades and new additions, but not the poor little A6. Well, it looks like Audi is about to give the A6 a little love this coming model year.

Audi is planning to add in some upgrades to the base level A6 2.0T to make it a little more desirable, according to a report. The first of the additions is an all new transmission. Last year, the base level A6 2.0T only had a CVT available, and for those of us that enjoy driving, a CVT just does not cut it. This year, Audi is adding an eight-speed automatic transmission to the A6’s line of available options.

Even better than getting a new transmission, the second addition is going to be the availability of Audi’s Quattro system on the 2013 A6 2.0T. Last year, the only model that had the Quattro system available was the A6 3.0. So, now you can get you AWD and not have to deal with the 19 mpg that the supercharged 3.0-liter engine leaves you with.

From here, it looks as if Audi is continuing on its path of wise decisions, despite the exit of the executive that receives most of the credit for the brand’s recent growth. It’s nice to see someone take over the wheel of successful company and not try to reinvent it. With the recent success of Audi, the best option is to just continue down the same path.

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2012 Audi A6 L e-Tron Concept

2012 Audi A6 L e-Tron Concept

Audi is further expanding its e-Tron line-up with a new A6 L e-Tron concept at the 2012 Beijing Auto Show. This decision really shouldn’t surprise anyone considering people in the Chinese market love their large cars, but want efficiency in their models as well. The new A6 L e-Tron Concept serves up the perfect combination the luxury and the practicality of an A6, and a range of 49.71 miles on pure electric power.

Like all the other e-Tron models, the new A6 L e-Tron concept combines a 211 HP 2.0 TFSI engine with a 95 HP electric motor. The electric motor takes its power from a liquid-cooled lithium-ion battery located in a collision-protected space at the rear of the vehicle.

The concept was built on an ultra lightweight principle that combines 10% aluminum with carbon fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP). The interior is almost similar to a standard A6, except that the power-meter replaces the tachometer that offers the driver the info he needs.

Hit the jump to read more about the new Audi A6 L e-Tron concept.

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Audi unveils new twin-turbo V6 TDI engine in UK

Audi unveils new twin-turbo V6 TDI engine in UK

Audi has unveiled the new twin-turbo V6 TDI engine in UK. This engine will be used on models like the A6 sedan and the Avant, as well as the A7 Sportback models. The new models are already on sale and prices will start from £43,810 ($69,200 at the current rates) for the A6 models and from £51,645 ($81,500 at the current rates) for the A7 Sportback.

The new V6 TDI engine has been equipped with a two-stage turbocharger group that delivers a maximum boost pressure of up to 3.2 bar. This allows the engine to deliver a total of 313 HP from 3,900-4,500rpm and a peak torque of 479 lb-ft available from 1,450 to 2,800rpm.

With this amount of power, the A6 3.0 BiTDI quattro sedan will sprint from 0 to 60 mph in just 5.1 seconds and the Avant and A7 in 5.3 seconds. On all three models, the top speed is limited to 155 mph.

The new engine has been combined with technologies like start-stop and recuperation systems and the innovative thermal management system that quickly brings the coolant and oil up to their operating temperatures. With these additions, the fuel economy went up to an impressive 44.1mpg.

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Closed Course: An Interactive A6 Driving Video

Closed Course: An Interactive A6 Driving Video

Technology just keeps getting cooler and cooler. The time to sit idly by while videos played out their predetermined route has come and gone. Audi Canada has released an interactive video in which the viewer can decide in which direction their new A6 will go. It’s kind of like those adventure novels where the reader had to choose their path throughout the story, but in this case, the viewer gets to choose their path along a track.

Okay, so it’s not as cool as Need for Speed or Forza Motorsport, but it does the trick.

Just follow these simple keys and you’ll get to be behind the wheel of the Audi A6.

1 = Left Turn 2 = Right Turn 3 = Slalom (Left) 4 = Slalom (Right) 5 = Water Hazard 6 = Lane Change (Left) 7 = Lane Change (Right) 8 = Hairpin Turn 9 = Speed Boost
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Audi A6 stars in television drama: Untitled Jersey City Project

Audi A6 stars in television drama: Untitled Jersey City Project

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Studio Progress Films in association with FX are bringing us the latest in television drama with an entertainment concept called Untitled Jersey City Project. The project is a unique experiment consisting of eight episodes, leading to a larger story of money, fame, power, and death.

This isn’t part of the drinking, smooshing, and idiocy craze of Jersey Shore. This story takes place on the Jersey City waterfront where developers are cashing in on the city’s need to expand - and expand quickly - to match the buzzing sounds of Manhattan just across the river.

Audi’s role in this budding drama is clear. Whether it’s the hardworking architects trying to build their business, the bare-knuckle negotiator/developer exerting his power, or the up and coming journalist trying to catch her big break, Audi models are the choice for transportation because of their style, comfort, luxury, and sportiness.

The star of this trailer is the 2012 Audi A6. With its new aluminum hybrid body and harmonious proportions, the A6 is a new beast in the world of sedans, bringing together luxury and sport in a beautiful Audi package.

“Audi is excited to partner with FX Networks on this exciting new short-form original series,” said Scott Keogh, chief marketing officer of Audi of America. “Since our inception, Audi has embraced creativity, innovation and new ways of thinking. What better way to engage with our progressive audience than through forward-thinking entertainment. .”

High end drama or pure automotive eye candy; it’s a win/win situation.

UPDATE 09/23/2011: The first two episodes of “Untitled Jersey City Project” will premiere on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011, and will roll out over four consecutive weeks as eight, two-minute episodes airing during FX’s Sunday primetime movies. But you can get skip the waiting and check out the two new episodes after the jump!

Hit the jump for an overview on the Untitled Jersey City Project, as well as the first two episodes of the series.

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2013 Audi A6 Allroad

2013 Audi A6 Allroad

Initially it was believed that Audi will bring the new A6 Allroad Quattro in March at the Geneva Motor Show, but it seems that the company decided to offer us the official details a few months earlier. The model will go on sale in Germany this Spring at a starting price of €54,600 or about $70,000 at the current exchange rates.

Compared to a standard A6 Avant the A6 Allroad Quattro is 2.36 inches higher and is distinguished by trim strips on the side sills, more widely flared fenders and a single-frame grille with vertical slats. At the rear the exhaust system ends in two large, flattened tailpipes and the wheel well edges, the bumpers and the sills are painted in a contrasting color.

The new A6 Allroad Quattro will be offered with a choice of four engines: one TFSI gasoline engine and three TDI units with power ranging from 204 HP to 313 HP. The three other engines are paired with the seven-speed S tronic and a quattro permanent four-wheel drive system.

Updated 01/11/2012: Audi has unveiled today the official details on the new A6 Allroad quattro. Hit the jump to read more about the car.

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2012 Audi A6 Avant by ABT Sportsline

2012 Audi A6 Avant by ABT Sportsline

The 2012 Audi A6 Avant has received a new tuning kit courtesy of Audi tuner extraordinaire, ABT Sportsline. Aesthetic upgrades are part of the package, but the main ingredient of the whole thing is an extensive performance upgrade that takes the output of the estate car to a whole new level.

Among the changes you’ll notice on the exterior include a new front spoiler, new sidebars, a custom rear spoiler, a new rear apron that integrates four exhaust pipes, and a set of 19", 20", and 21" lightweight wheels that comes wrapped with high-speed tires.

As for the engine, the 2012 A6 Avant is powered by a number of engine options, including a 3.0-liter TDI engine with a choice output of 204 horsepower and 245 horsepower and a 2.0-liter TFSI engine that produces 300 horsepower. On it’s own, these engines are impressive, right? Not to ABT Sportsline.

Using a few engine modifications, the German tuner was able to bump up the output of the two 3.0-liter TDI variants from 204 horsepower to 240 horsepower and 245 horsepower to 300 horsepower. As for the gas-powered 2.0 TFSI engine, the original output of 300 horsepower has been juiced up to a mouth-watering 420 horsepower, improving the car’s 0-62 mph time to just under five seconds.

ABT Sportsline’s upgrade on the 2012 A6 Avant has turned an already attractive car into one impressive piece of business. And quite frankly, we wouldn’t mind owning a piece of that business ourselves.

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2012 Audi A6 Avant

2012 Audi A6 Avant

Audi has just revealed the A6 Avant in Berlin. The Avant is the most successful business-class station wagon in Europe and the new model will be offered with a choice of six engines with an 18% fuel consumption, a lightweight body, and many additional innovations.

The base version will be offered with a 177 HP 2.0 TDI engine, while the top model gets a 313 HP 3.0 TDI engine. The 2.0L TDI version is the most impressive when it comes to fuel economy with a total of 47 mpg on the highway.

Like with all the other models, the A6 Avant will also get a S-Line sports package that will lower the body by 30 millimeters and includes large wheels, appearance modifications, and many special details for the all-black interior.

The seventh generation Audi A6 Avant will go on sale on the European markets in late summer 2011 with a base price of 40,850 euros - or about $58,000 at the current exchange rates.

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2012 - 2013 Audi A6

2012 - 2013 Audi A6

Audi’s got a new car in the pipeline but in typical fashion, the company’s going to squeeze out every ounce of curiosity from all of us before unveiling their new ride. The folks from Ingolstadt even released a couple of photos showing off their fleet of new cars with one car intriguingly draped in a white blanket. Apparently, that car is Audi’s answer to the BMW 5-Series, the 2012 Audi A6 sedan..

Not many details have been released for Audi’s refreshed sedan, but a picture is sometimes worth a thousand words and, although these pictures are disguised to say the least, information can still be gathered.

UPDATE 06/26/2012: It looks like Audi is about to give the A6 a little love this coming model year as they are adding in some upgrades to the base level A6 2.0T to make it a little more desirable. These changes include an eight-speed automatic transmission and the availability of Audi’s Quattro system on the 2013 A6 2.0T. Hit the jump for details.

Hit the jump to get full details on the 2012 Audi A6.

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2011 Audi A6 by ABT

2011 Audi A6 by ABT

The most impressive model ABT brought to the 2011 Geneva Motor Show was the R8 GT S, but alongside the luscious R8, the German tuner also brought a nifty package for the new generation Audi A6. The modified A6 includes a some exterior updates and some changes under the hood too.

The exterior package includes new side skirts, a front spoiler, a rear skirt insert, 4-end pipes, and a new rear spoiler. No changes were made for the interior, but the luxury sedan is luxurious for a reason, so no changes were necessary for the inside of it.

For the most powerful engine in the A6 line-up, ABT Sportsline reworked the power from a standard 300 HP to an impressive 410 HP. However, the 3.0 TDI engine has also received two different updates, getting the power up to 282 HP or 310 HP from a standard 245 HP.

Hit the jump to read more about the 2011 Audi A6 by ABT.

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Audi A6 bags EyesOn Design award at the Detroit Auto Show

Audi A6 bags EyesOn Design award at the Detroit Auto Show

Thanks to a design that features an elegant yet sporty proportions featuring a long engine hood, a low, sweeping roofline and prominent lines on the flanks that create an overall dynamic appearance, the new Audi A6 was awarded with the 2011 EyesOn Design title at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show.

It’s the fourth time in the past three years – a remarkable achievement in every sense of the word – that Audi has scooped up an EyesOn Design award for one of their vehicles.

For this year, the new A6 was recognized with the “Best Production Vehicle” design displayed at the event, further strengthening Audi’s increasing position as one of the world’s best in automotive design.

In accepting the EyesOn Design trophy, Achim Badstuebner, head of exterior design for AUDI AG, was pleased with the reception the A6 received from the panel of judges. “This is strong feedback that we have done our homework," he said.

Over the past few years, Audi has scooped up EyesOn Design awards at an impressive rate. Back in 2009, Audi bagged two awards for “Best Production Car Design” with the Audi R8 V10 and “Best Concept Vehicle” for the Audi Sportback Concept, the same concept that later became the inspiration for the A7 Sportback. A year later at the 2010 NAIAs, Audi picked up from where they left off by winning another “Best Production Car Design” title with the Audi A8 luxury sedan.

Make that four in three years for Audi with the new A6. From the looks of things, it’s going to take a lot more from its competitors to take the mantle off of Audi in the near future.

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2012 Audi A6 Hybrid

2012 Audi A6 Hybrid

Next to the standard A6, Audi has also revealed today details on the A6 hybrid, the company’s second hybrid model after the Q5 hybrid quattro. However, the hybrid version will be available at a later date.

Its hybrid system combines a 211 HP 2.0 TFSI engine with an electric motor that delivers 45 HP and 211 Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a modified 8-speed tiptronic transmission that sends torque to the front wheels. It will deliver an average fuel consumption of only 6.2 liters per 100 km (37.94 US mpg).

For the A6 Hybrid the equipment list will include: Audi drive select dynamic handling system, sporty ESP with electronic limited-slip differential on board, adaptive air suspension with controlled damping is available as an option and a dynamic steering will be available soon, also as an option.

Hit the jump to read more about the future Audi A6 Hybrid.

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More details on the 2012 Audi A6

More details on the 2012 Audi A6

After only two years after the unveiling of the facelift version, Audi is bringing the next generation A6. Of course, if we take a closer look at the automotive industry, this decision should come as no surprise. Expect the new Audi A6 to make its world debut at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show. Sales in the USA will begin in late 2011.

The new A6 sedan will adopt a design that has yet to be seen on the A6 model. The design choice is that of the new A7 Sportback. Not only will the A6 be receiving the A7’s design, but it will also be built on a conventional steel chassis that uses numerous aluminum parts to keep the overall weight down. The standard suspension will use traditional steel coil springs, while an optional air suspension will also be available.

Under the hood, Audi will place a fully revamped powertrain lineup that could consist of all forced-induction engines. There will be a 2.0-liter, turbocharged four-cylinder as the base engine, while the top version will get a turbocharged 4.0-liter V8.

The list of standard options will include a touchpad-entry navigation system, live Google, lane-keeping assist, active cruise control with follow-to-stop, and autonomous emergency braking.

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More details on the next generation Audi A6

More details on the next generation Audi A6

It wasn’t long ago that Audi unveiled a facelift version for the A6. In fact, it was only in 2009, and Audi is already preparing its next generation. Set to be unveiled in 2011 in Europe and 2013 in USA, the new luxury sedan will be longer and lighter with new powertrains, including a hybrid.

The next A6 will be built on a 115-inch wheelbase - about three inches longer than the current model - and will share the same body steel with the A7. As for the engine line-up, Audi will start with a 201-HP 2.8-liter V-6 engine for the entry level and will go up to a supercharged 372-HP V8. A hybrid version will be announced in 2012 that will combine a 3.0-liter supercharged engine and an eight-speed autobox.

While steel will be used for most of the body parts, Audi has chosen to use aluminum for the door panels, as well as for some of the underskin parts such as the cast front strut towers. The suspension systems will be shared with models like the A7 and the A8, offering a better weight distribution. The list of standard options will include a touchpad-entry navigation system, live Google, lane-keeping assist, active cruise control with follow-to-stop, and autonomous emergency braking.

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Next generation Audi A6 rendered

Next generation Audi A6 rendered

The German magazine AutoZeitung has just revealed a new rendering of the next-generation Audi A6 midsize sedan that is set to be unveiled sometime in 2010. The new A6 features a much more modern and sporty appearance, while it uses the same design cues as the latest A5 and A4 from the German automaker. The Audi A6 will compete head to head with the next generation BMW 5-Series, M from Infiniti and that new Mercedes Benz E-Class.

The 2010 A6 will be made from a multi-material space frame that combines different metals wherever they are most favorable as far as structural rigidity and impact protection. the added benefits are improved handling, increased fuel economy and lower emissions. The exterior of the future A6 will be inspired by the smaller and sportier all-new TT. The vehicle will be predominantly made up of aluminum, but there will be steel and foam reinforcements wherever necessary. In addition, Audi is developing an all-new lightweight front and rear sub-frames which allow for increased strengthening around the integral parts of the lightweight chassis that tie it together.

Audi will be offering all sorts of power plants to move the new A6, ranging from a 190 HP 2.8 Liter V6 FSI or a 224 HP version. The last gas burning V6 will also be an FSI and will displace 3.2 Liters making 265 HP. The only V8 in the lineup will be a 4.2 Liter motor making 350 HP. The top of the line nits will be powered by a 5.2 Liter V10 FSI making 420 HP in the Audi S6 and a 5.0 Liter Biturbo FSI V10 pumping out 580 HP for an RS7. There will also be two diesel burning V6 power plants in the range, consisting of a 2.7 Liter TDI making 185 HP and a 238 HP 3.0 Liter TDI.

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Video: Factory drag racing

Video: Factory drag racing

In an attempt at a bit of viral video marketing, Ford showed this video to a group of journalists at the recent launch of the 2010 Ford Taurus SHO. The drag pits Ford’s factory tuned flagship model against an upscale Audi A6 with Quattro all wheel drive and a Hemi powered Chrysler 300. Which do you think won?

What’s interesting is that Ford is playing up the four wheel drive and V8-like capabilities of the new for 2010 SHO, but what would have happened if Ford put their best four door sedan up against an Audi S6 or an SRT-8. Either way, the blue oval group proved that a boosted V6 can outrun a V8, and use less gas while doing it.

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2009 Audi A6

2009 Audi A6

Audi has lifted the veil on the 2009 A4. The new vehicle features a very big list with innovative technologies, an improved suspension, a new-generation MMI control system as well as cutting fuel consumption with over 15%.

The new design of the car consists in a new single-frame grill, bumpers, air vents and fog lights, new LED daytime running lights, a new gentle lip on the trunk, integrated chrome strip on the bumper, broad diffuser and straight exhaust pipes are part and partial of the revamped rear end”. Also, the car comes with 13 exterior colors to choose from, including five new ones.

Like most Audis, the interior of the car its clean and elegant, with new higher-resolution graphics for the instrument panels, with new materials like the Valcona leather available for the sport seats and integrated headrest system reduces the danger of whiplash.
Under the hood, the new Audi received engines like the 2.0 TFSI, a 125 kW (170 hp), two new 2.8-liter FSI engines: the 140 kW (190 hp) or the 162 kW (220 hp), 3.0 TFSI with 213 kW (290 hp) and the astonishing 4.2 FSI, a 257 kW (350 hp) V8 engine.

Pricing are as follow: the Audi A6 3.2 sedan Premium will start at $45,100. The Audi A6 3.0T quattro sedan Premium will start at $50,100. The Audi A6 3.0T quattro Avant Premium will start at $53,310. The Audi A6 4.2 quattro sedan will start at $60,950, and the Audi S6 will start at $75,900.

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Audi Super Bowl Ad: The Chase

Audi has been getting a lot more aggressive in its advertisements lately. It started last summer with the aging ad, and it continued with the web searies Meet the Beckers. Now Audi has teamed up with Jason Statham (recently of the Audi-filled Transporter 3) to poke some fun at everyone to introduce the supercharged A6 in this Super Bowl ad.

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2009 Audi A6/S6

Audi released the US price on the 2009 A6 sedan, A6 Avant and S6 sedan, which will go on sale starting January 2009. Pricing are as follow: the Audi A6 3.2 sedan Premium will start at $45,100. The Audi A6 3.0T quattro sedan Premium will start at $50,100. The Audi A6 3.0T quattro Avant Premium will start at $53,310. The Audi A6 4.2 quattro sedan will start at $60,950, and the Audi S6 will start at $75,900.

For 2009 the A6 will be offered in three equipment levels – Premium, Premium Plus and Prestige. The 3.0 TFSI V6 engine will deliver 300 hp and a powerful 310 lb.-ft of torque. The 3.2 FSI V6 engine, which produces 255 horsepower and 243 lb.-ft of torque, will be available in the Audi A6 Premium and Premium Plus equipment levels. The 3.2 FSI will be paired with front-wheel drive and multitronic transmission. The Audi A6 4.2 comes fully loaded with a 350-hp 4.2 FSI V8 engine, Tiptronic automatic transmission, quattro all-wheel drive, S-line exterior and the Prestige equipment level as standard.

The 2009 Audi S6 features a 5.2 FSI V10 engine mated to the Audi Tiptronic automatic transmission, which kicks up 435 horsepower at 6,800 rpm and 398 lb.-ft of torque.

Press release after the jump.

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Audi RS6 Sedan to be revealed at the Paris Auto Show

Audi RS6 Sedan to be revealed at the Paris Auto Show

Audi will unveil the RS6 Sedan at the Paris Motor Show in October. Spy photographers from Auto Motor Und Sport caught it while testing!

The RS6 was already unveiled in the Avant version, but the sedan will feature new rear lights. Audi will put in the RS6 Sedan the well-known lights from the A4-Facelift.

Under the hood there will be the same V10 engine with FSI direct injection and twin turbochargers from the RS6 Avant version that will develop 580 hp.

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Audi A6 Avant facelift to be revealed at the Paris Motor Show

Audi A6 Avant facelift to be revealed at the Paris Motor Show

Audi will unveil the facelift version of the Audi A6 Avant this autumn at the Paris Motor Show. There are no big changes regarding the design: a new front end with a single frame grille and a cleaner front bumper next to a squared-out bumper at the rear.

Audi will keep the current engine line-u, but will also add a 290hp supercharged V6.

This will be the final redesigned version until 2011 when Audi will unveil the next-generation A6.

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2010 Audi A6 renderings

2010 Audi A6 renderings

We were reporting yesterday thatAudi will launch 15 new models by 2011. One of those 15 is the future generation A6 that will be unveiled in 2010. It will come to compete with the next generation BMW 5-series and Mercedes E-class.

The 2010 A6 will feature a multi-material space frame in order to improve handling, economy and emissions in the process. It’s body architecture will be inspired by the new TT. It will be made of aluminum, but there are steel and foam reinforcements where necessary. In addition, Audi is developing lightweight front and rear sub frames which are integral parts of the compact but strong modular nose and tail structures.

The second-generation ASF system will be introduced top-down, starting with the next A6 and A8, along with the new A7. Audi will struggle to use the high-tech solution on its smaller cars, but engineers are examining how alloys can be used on the Mk2 A3 and A1.

The engine line-up will include the following power choices: 2.8 V6 FSI, 190bhp, 2.8 V6 FSI, 224bhp, 3.2 V6 FSI, 265bhp, 4.2 V8 FSI, 350bhp, 5.2 V10 FSI, 420bhp (S6), 5.0 V10 FSI Biturbo, 580bhp (RS7) and two diesel engines: 2.7 V6 TDI, 185bhp and 3.0 V6 TDI, 238bhp.

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Audi A3, A4, A6 and R8 top their classes

Audi A3, A4, A6 and R8 top their classes

Auto Motor Und Sport voted four Audi models as best in their class. The Audi R8 won the title of thw best sports car, the A4 was voted best in the sedan class, the A3 compact model came top of its class for the fourth time and Audi A6 was the winner once again among midsize luxury cars.

"The reader poll is an important indicator for us. And Audi’s success with ams readers shows us that we’ve got the right products,” said Rupert Stadler, Chairman of the Board of Management of AUDI AG, upon being presented with the commendation. “At the same time, the great results are an incentive for the entire team."

Press release after the jump.

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2010 Audi A6

2010 Audi A6

Audi will unveil the next generation A6 as a prototype in 2009 and a production version will follow in 2010. More modern and sporty, the new A6 will use the same design cues as the latest A5 and A4. It will compete with the next generation BMW 5-Series, the Infiniti M and Mercedes E-Class.

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Abt AS6 3.0 TDI

Abt AS6 3.0 TDI

The newest brilliant invention forthcoming from the Bavarian art of engineering is the 3.0 TDI Diesel with a work performance of 100 hp per liter. A real steam hammer from the engine fitness center of Abt Sportsline. The performance data of the Abt AS6 3.0 TDI are impressing, more than ever in comparison with the serial engine.

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Audi A6 renderings

Audi A6 renderings

Autobild published new renderings of the upcoming A6 facelift. The new A6 will be available starting Summer of 2008 and a RS6 version will be unveiled this fall at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

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Audi A6 facelift renderings

Audi A6 facelift renderings

Audi will offer a facelift version of the A6 in the Summer of 2008. The new A6 will have a more modern and sporty design. It will feature for the first time the LED day headlights, which were used only in the S6. Also the interior will feature a significant change. It will have the same bumpers used in the A5, new air intakes and totally redesigned lights.

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Audi A6L as a mobile film theatre

Audi A6L as a mobile film theatre

Audi will be unveiling an innovative entertainment system for rear-seat passengers in the A6L at the Shanghai Auto Show (20 – 27 April 2007). Two 10.2-inch monitors are fitted on the backs of the front seats. The DVD player integrated in the centre armrest also includes connections for a games console, iPod and digital camera. Together with the TV tuner, the system transforms the luxury-class saloon into a mobile film theatre. Sound can be relayed via either the on-board speakers or (...)

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