Long has been rumored about it, now the cat out of the bag: At the Geneva auto salon 2018 (8. to 18. March) shows Audi the new A6. We will tell, what's the sedan of the upper middle class has on the box.
Time for a completely new model it was, finally, the current Audi A6 is in the market since 2011. In the dimensions of the 2018er sedan only little: 4,94 meters in length are seven millimeters more than previously, the width grows to twelve millimeters on now 1.89 meters, the height is 1.46 meters as well as unchanged. The interior of the A6 is supposed to offer even more generous than has previously been cut and more room for head, shoulders and legs. The trunk volume of the sedan remains with 530 litres unchanged, thanks to a wider access of two Golf bags cross are now to fit into it. On request, the rear lid is opened by movement of the foot electrically.
Visually, the new A6 is not the light of a creation from Audi chief designer Marc, why the Similarities to the A8 and A7 surprise really. Striking visual Details of the wide, deep-placed grille and a chrome light bar between the rear. 14 colors new stand for election, including seven. In addition to the basic version, Audi for the A6 exterior also offers the lines "sports", "Design", and "S Line". The spotlight is available in three versions: The version with Matrix LED headlights has the daytime running lights with five lines is standard, then also the dynamic flashing light.
We take a look at the new Audi A6 sedan (the wagon will follow later): Here is the center console oriented towards the driver. As with the A8 Displays play a Central role. The top screen in the center console is up to 10.1 inches in size, he manages the Infotainment. On the console of the center tunnel, an 8.6-inch Display for climate control and comfort functions. Of course, the "Virtual Cockpit", it measures 12.3 inches in diameter. Interesting for a lot of drivers and fleet customers: In the operating system, up to seven drivers can save their preferred settings and up to 400 parameters. Not less exciting: If necessary, up to five people can open with your Smartphone the same A6, locking and start.
Analogous to the A8, Audi also equips the new A6 with many of the wizard: So parked the A6 on request, remote controlled in a gap or the Garage. In the offer of the three major assistance packages (Parking, city Tour) in addition, an intersection assistant and a adaptive driving assistant that supports the cruise control with slight steering interventions. As a standard, a progressive steering system on Board, optional Audi builds the dynamic all-wheel steering. Here, a spindle, a beating engine to the rear wheels by up to five degrees, which is intended to reduce the turning circle to a metres to 11.1 metres.
The chassis Setup four options are available: the conventional steel spring suspension, the sport suspension, damper control and air suspension. All engines in the new A6 works with mild hybrid technology. So the sedan can sail between 55 and 160 km/h. The stop-Start function begins at 22 km/h and below. During deceleration of a belt-driven Starter-Generator produces up to 12 kW of Recuperation. In real-world driving, the consumption is reduced by up to 0.7 liters on 100 kilometers.
At the market launch in June 2018 Audi offers the A6 with a petrol and a Diesel: The diesel is a three-liter TFSI-a V6 with 340 HP of power and 500 Newton metres of torque. Acceleration? 5.1 seconds to 100 km/h. top? Regulated 250 km/h. the Diesel fuel is not dispensed with Audi, but still no information on the emission control. The 3.0 TDI offers 286 HP and 620 Newton meters of torque. He is associated with an eight-speed automatic transmission, the 3.0 TFSI gets a double-clutch transmission with seven gears. Also a four-wheel drive with two motors as standard: The petrol engine with self-locking center differential, Diesel with automatic rear-axle zuschalte.
Other engines will, of course, to complement the Audi A6 range. So far, the offer submitted in the case of the petrol engines from 190 to 605 HP and diesel engines from 150 to 326 horsepower. It starts but as already 50 TDI quattro mentioned in the June 2018 with the 286-horsepower A6 as an entry, it costs 58.050 Euro. The predecessor model of the three-liter Diesel was a four-wheel drive and a 272 HP at 55.550 Euro.(rh)