Audi launches new generation A6 sedan priced at Rs 54.20 lakhs
Audi has launched the new generation A6 sedan in the Indian market priced at Rs 54.20 lakhs (ex showroom prices). The eight generation however will now be sold in the standard form only and not in the long wheelbase it was sold in its earlier iterations.
The 2020 Audi A6 sedan comes with sharper styling, better tech and features, and a more luxurious interior. This time around it however comes powered by a petrol engine only and there are no immediate plans for a diesel heart anytime soon.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Balbir Singh Dhillon, Head of Audi India, said, “With the launch of the new Audi A6, we are presenting the eighth generation of the successful full size sedan that brings numerous innovations to the segment. The new Audi A6 heralds the very best of luxury and technology, while also marking the entry of our first BS-VI compliant model in the country. Whether in terms of digitalization, comfort or sportiness – the elegantly sculptured new Audi A6 is a multi-talent in the luxury class and we are confident that it will be one of our best-selling models in the India.”
Styling on the new A6 sedan is more evolutionary than revolutionary; however car has got sharper and more stylish than its predecessor. It gets a new single frame grille upfront with thick chrome surround, new matrix LED headlights and more pronounced lines along the bonnet and the sides. At the back the A6 receives a thick chrome bar that fuses into the new LED taillights which are also sleeker than before, faux chrome dual exhaust pipes and 18-inch alloy wheels.
The interior gets an even more sophisticated and luxurious layout than before, while the black and beige dual tone colour scheme with piano black and wood inserts lend the cabin a fresh look. Dual touchscreens are a first for the Audi A6 along with an all digital instrument cluster as well.
Speaking of features, the new A6 gets Matrix LED headlights with high resolution display Bang and Oflusen premium 3D sound system, Audi Smartphone interface with wireless charging and Audi phone box, large Pananormic glass sunroof, 4-zone climate control, electric adjust for the steering and 530 litres boot with sensor activated electric release.
Powering the car is a BS6 spec 2.0 litre TFSI motor that produces 240hp and 370 Nm of torque and comes mated to a 7-speed dual clutch automatic transmission. The sedan is capable of a 0-100kmph run in 6.8 seconds with an electronically limited top speed of 250kmph.
The 2020 Audi A6 sedan rivals the Jaguar XF, Mercedes Benz E-class, Volvo S90 and BMW 5-series.VariantEx showroomAudi A6 Premium plusRs 54.20