Spy Shots Some of our fans may remember we have pictures of the upcoming Audi A6 than brilliant in the dry southwest end of October, all dusty and leaked. The car is clean and in its full prim and proper form Audi has more details from Ingolstadt, Germany, this latest version of its luxury sedan.
The new A6 will sport a bare steel and light metal (fenders, hood, trunk, doors, and select components, suspension), which Audi says that 15 percent lighter than a comparable all-steel. The new A6 is about as large as the car replaced, but the wheelbase and width by 2.7 inches (to 114.6) and has grown from 0.4 inches (to 73.4) or the improvement of car design . With a weight of 3472 pounds. Audi after the car has a sculptural roof line, distinctive headlamps and bonnet made for him, an aggressive attitude.
Audi has plans for a number of petrol and diesel options for Europe, the most powerful supercharged 3.0-liter V-6 with 300 hp and 325 Nm of nominal torque. Filled with the blown six, says Audi A6 can hit 100 kmh (62 mph) from standstill in 5.5 seconds.Although not as powerful, yet remarkably, the engine options from a revised 2.0-liter turbo diesel, 13 percent more efficient than the previous 2.0 TDI claimed. Having 177 hp and 280 Nm of torque (on tap at a low 1750 rpm), will be at 100 km / h in 8.7 seconds., Says Audi. Diesel fans should think twice before you hold your breath, however. We focus TDI four-cylinder version of the A6 is not over the Atlantic Ocean.
The powertrain also shows a number of improvements. The front axle is pushed forward, making the wheelbase and weight distribution and Quattro version, the latest iteration of the crown gear differential, a compact, lightweight design to use AWD (with 40/60 front: rear split) that integrates selective Torque Vectoring.Gear ratios are widely used and optimized for higher speeds.
In the spring of 2012 Audi A6 begin European sales of a hybrid, the 211-hp 2.0 TFSI engine and a 45-horsepower electric motor take over. Audi A6, says the hybrid is 100 km / h (62 mph) in 7.3 seconds. and a fuel competed with a conventional four-cylinder. In full electric mode the car can reach speeds of up to 62 km / h, but with a scope is limited to 3 km (1.9 miles).
The 2011 A6 will have its European premiere in the spring of 2011, with U.S. deliveries expected in late summer or early fall.