Than the Audi A6 1994 (Series A6 C4) was first introduced, he walked to the official successor of longtime bestseller, and was as Audi 100 wagon (Avant) and sedan produced. It was not until 1997 were those produced by Audi AG in Ingolstadt, Audi A6 models a new, independent body since then and are in competition for the BMW 5 Series or the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. To date, the Audi A6 (A6 C7 current generation since spring 2011) will be built with up to 1,600 liters of load capacity of the Ingolstadt engineers as a sedan (with 530 liters of storage space) or as a combination Audi A6 Avant (current model since autumn 2011). The engine range of the current series includes five gasoline - and diesel engines, and even a hybrid version is available since the spring of 2011 with the fourth generation model. It starts with the base gasoline sedan and Avant, a 2.0 TFSI four-cylinder is available in two power levels of 180 and 211 hp. In the 3.0-liter TFSI petrol ranked large that makes 310 hp. For Spring 2013, the date 420 hp 4.0-liter eight-cylinder engine instead of 420 was also available with 560 hp and the RS6 is the top model in the series. Four diesel engines are available for the Audi A6 ready for use, in addition to a 2.0 TDI with 177 hp can be configured to a 3.0-liter six-cylinder TDI in the Audi A6, the 204, 245 and 313 hp with turbo charger provides. As a highlight of the Audi A6 hybrid is designated by the manufacturer, the system generates about 245 hp power with a 2.0-liter TFSI and electric motor. The consumption should be with this hybrid car only 6.2 liters per 100 km and reach a CO ² emissions of 145 g / km. This Audi A6 is able to move up to 100 km / h speed electric power alone. At constant 60 km / h its reach is three miles - ideal for stop-and-go traffic in the city. The Audi A6 Hybrid accelerates in 7.5 seconds from zero to 100 km / h top speed is 240 km / h Audi A6 Depending on the engine, a six-speed manual transmission, the multitronic or seven-speed S-tronic (DSG) can be integrated as a gear in the Audi A6 cars. Because of his stylistic edge design and quality standards-setting process, the Audi A6 also enjoys great popularity as a car - in recent years he was the approvals even partially over its competitors BMW 5 Series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class.