Audi confirmed the arrival of the new S6 awhile ago with the car’s world debut date set for the Los Angeles Auto Show in November. Now that the debut is only a few short months away, the S6 Avant is getting stripped of its camouflage and enduring some of its final testing for entrance into its fourth generation.

The 2012 Audi S6 will be powered by a newly developed 4.0 liter V8 engine with twin-turbos, allowing the wagon to deliver about 450 HP. The new engine will replace the S6’s current 5.2 Liter V10 engine. Not only will it deliver more power, but true to the times, it will also reduce fuel consumption and emissions by about 20%. The model will be offered with a Quattro four-wheel-drive system and an eight-speed automatic gearbox fitted as standard.

The car’s exterior modifications will include new headlamps, like the one’s seen in the recently launched S5, a slightly revised front, and a new set of wheels.

The new S6 will make its official debut in November at the Los Angeles Auto Show and will be put on sale in early 2012.


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  (727) posted on 11.30.2011

Its hexagonal front grille is so precise with this S6! smiley Moreover, it looks very attractive and fabulous on its exclusive appearance. However, I wonder if it also had a great interior feature?

  (501) posted on 11.23.2011

I love the simplicity of this Audi S6! smiley Well, I noticed that they use a new headlight for this, which is quite refreshing. However, I hope that it also had a surprising interior feature.

  (530) posted on 11.21.2011

Yeah! I hope that this Audi S6 is really worth waiting for, and I am hoping either that it could have a surprising add on feature and even an awesome speed performance! smiley

  (830) posted on 11.16.2011

When will they reveal the other feature of this Audi S6? I really can’t wait to determine that. Anyway, the wheels of this one, is truly looking so cool on it, which only adds more appeal for this Audi.

  (676) posted on 11.16.2011

S6 is already looking great on its aesthetic design, and the design of its wheels is truly so cool on it! smiley I’m also glad that Audi is now upgrading their engine!

  (382) posted on 11.13.2011

Audi S6 is so simple on its style and to its other detailing, and I noticed that it only had a natural headlamp, which is very unlike with an Audi car, but it still looks good at it.

  (374) posted on 11.9.2011

Audi S6 is looks so spectacular in spite of having only a simple detailing, furthermore I must say that it looks so cool on its body paint. I just only hope that it had an impressive interior as well.

  (647) posted on 10.5.2011

First of all I like the automatic features and the revise front. Very impressive and aggressive look from its alloy wheel. Audi S6 Really look stunning on black.

  (365) posted on 09.14.2011

Finally an Audi i like other then the A5 and R8. Perfect proportions and style. Will age well. Classy and sexy!!! Great job Audi...this and the new A3 concept sedan are winners!

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