New generation Audi A6 will present the 2018 model range, most likely it will be a completely new car based on a new platform with a fresh exterior and interior design, technical innovations, and finally an improved engine range under the hood. 2018 Audi A6 will be a new step in the conquest of the premium segment.
2018 Audi A6 release date
Despite the fact that this model was updated recently, the car of 2018 model year will be a completely new A6. Most likely, the model will be presented at one of the European Motor Shows at the end of 2017. The first copies will be available for purchase in the showrooms in 2018.
Release date: 2018
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2018 Audi A6 price
The cost of the new Audi will almost with one hundred percent probability increase, it is unclear how much exactly. For instance, the current generation of the car costs $48,000, while a new generation of cost can start from the level of $ 50,000.
2018 Audi A6 redesign
The brand-new premium mid-size sedan from Audi will be designed in the same style as Prologue concept. A new look is characterized by narrow headlights, grille huge trapezoidal, LED foglights and relief hood. In the rear end, there will be narrow strips of the rear lights. In general, the appearance will be more aggressive and stylish.
Of course, at the moment there is not even spy shots, but experts and insiders claim that the new A6 will look that way.
It is likely that with the upgraded A6 comes A7 model.
The interior will undergo only minor changes, as he is now, at the current generation car looks quite modern. One only has to expect more advanced MMI system with tight integration with smartphones, as well as an updated dashboard display, which has become the hallmark of the new Audi.
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2018 Audi A6 specs
Like many other new items of VW corporation, the new 2018 Audi A6 will be based on a new modular platform MLB Evo. We should expect at least 3 versions – sedan, a sedan with an extended wheelbase for the Chinese market, and station wagon (and its Allroad modification).
As for the engine range, the A6 will receive two versions of the engine – the two-liter four-cylinder, turbocharged and naturally-aspirated V6. Product specifications are still unknown, but it can be assumed that the 4-cylinder engine will be the same as Q5 crossover, so its power output will lay between 240-260 HP. Also, the car will be available either with front-wheel drive or with quattro AWD system. Only one gearbox will be available – 8-speed automatic.
Furthermore, S6 and RS6 “charged” modifications will be released later in 2018 and 2019 respectively. The powertrain is unknown: some claim that twin-turbo V8 will be kept, some say Audi will get rid of V8 engines in the nearest future.
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