...Estimated fuel economy is 18 mpg city/28 mpg highway and 22 mpg combined. The 3.0T sedan and Avant have a supercharged 3.0-liter V6 good for 300 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque. A six-speed automatic and Quattro all-wheel drive are standard. In performance testing, the 3.0T went from zero to 60 mph in 5.8 seconds -- this is quicker than the 4.2-liter V8 and just as quick as the last V10-powered S6 we tested. Fuel economy is estimated to be 18/26/21 regardless of body style. The 4.2 Prestige features a 4.2-liter V8 that produces 350 hp and 325 lb-ft of torque. A six-speed automatic and Quattro are...
...It also comes standard with the six-speed automatic transmission and Quattro.Regardless of engine or drive system, the A6 is a quietly regal highway cruiser with plenty of power to pass or merge at any speed. When it comes to carving around corners or rolling through twisting back roads at high speeds, however, the Quattro system is a must. With Quattro in play, the A6 practically melds with the road and begs to be driven to its limits, which are vast, and slices through difficult weather conditions with ease.The A6’s cabin is crafted with a meticulous attention to detail that can impress...
...mpg) 18/27 18/26 16/23 14/19 Acceleration (0 - 60 mph, sec.) 6.9 5.9 5.8 4.9* *Estimate, based on 5.1-second 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) time. Source: Automaker and EPA data. Four-wheel-disc antilock brakes are standard, with beefier discs in the A6 3.0T and 4.2. The pedal in my test car elicited strong but touchy braking, making it difficult to stop smoothly even after practice. Combined EPA city/highway gas mileage works out to 21 mpg in the A6 3.2 and 3.0T — meaning the latter, considering its standard all-wheel drive, is particularly efficient — and 18 mpg in the A6 4.2. Compared to...
...heated steering wheel with Cold Weather Package Optional heated front and rear seats Optional rear sonar parking assist Under the Hood All the A6's available engines now feature direct injection, a technology that increases power, typically while also improving efficiency. The A6's suspension was updated for 2009, improving ride comfort without sacrificing handling, according to Audi. Standard 265-horsepower, 3.2-liter V-6 with 243 pounds-feet of torque Optional 300-hp, 3.0-liter V-6 with 310 pounds-feet of torque Optional 350-hp, 4.2-liter V-8 with 325 pounds-feet of torque Standard...
Last year, Audi reinterpreted the Herman Melville novel Moby Dick to help promote the surefootedness of its quattro all-wheel-drive system in a new ad. The famous white whale... read more August 15, 2013 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran
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With Audi deciding to bring back its A4 Allroad quattro model to the U.S. this year there’s new hope that the bigger, and more capable A6 variant will come too. The... read more January 10, 2012 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran 2