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2012 Audi A6

Audi has redesigned its flagship govt elegance version. With its mild frame, sporty chassis and a big selection of recent help and multimedia structures, the full-sized sedan is full of revolutionary answers in each region of technology. The variety of to be had engines and drivetrains is similarly tremendous. Combining the electricity of a V6 with the gasoline performance of a 4-cylinder engine, the quickly-to-be-to be had Audi A6 Hybrid could be one spotlight of the lineup.

Much of the frame of the brand new Audi A6 includes aluminum and excessive-tech steels, rendering it fairly mild, stiff and secure. State-of-the artwork layout strategies and substances make sure extraordinarily low indoors noise levels. Precision tuning of all additives and systematic hydraulic damping withinside the axle and drivetrain bearings offer extraordinary vibrational consolation.

The layout of the brand new Audi A6 embodies athleticism and elegance. The sedan is four.ninety two meters (sixteen.14 ft) lengthy and 1.87 meters (6.14 ft) extensive, however simply 1.forty six meters (four.seventy nine ft) excessive - sporty proportions which can be unmatched by means of the competition. The lengthy engine hood, the low, sweeping roofline and the outstanding strains at the flanks create a dynamic general appearance. Optional LED headlights emphasize the hanging expression on the the front.

The roomy indoors of the brand new Audi A6 echoes the sinewy fashion of the outdoors. The salient detail is the "wrap-round" - an inlay encircling the driving force and the the front-seat passenger. The elegantly curved sprint panel locations the driving force on the middle of the indoors.

Every element of the indoors is a testomony to the care that Audi invests in carmaking. All substances, along with an revolutionary layered-timber veneer, had been decided on and crafted with the maximum care. As an option, the the front seats may be prepared with air flow and rub down features. Classy ambient lighting fixtures withinside the lighting fixtures package deal gives small factors of mild all through the indoors.

The new Audi A6 capabilities the logical ergonomics idea that distinguishes all the brand's fashions. A tremendously green automated air con gadget and the cutting-edge-era MMI radio working gadget are general; Audi additionally gives an elective head-up show, which initiatives essential statistics onto the windshield. The MMI contact working gadget is likewise to be had as an option. This allows a whole lot of the difficult-power MMI navigation plus gadget to be managed with the aid of a touchpad.

The on line offerings, advanced aleven though a partnership among Audi and carrier issuer Google, join the full-sized sedan to the Internet through the Bluetooth automobile telecellsmartphone on line. A UMTS module pulls snap shots and statistics from Google Earth up at the reveal and integrates them with the navigation direction. A WLAN hotspot gives touch to cellular terminals on board. The pinnacle of the hi-fi line is the Bang & Olufsen Advanced Sound System.

MMI navigation plus works carefully collectively with the elective help and protection structures withinside the new A6. It forwards the direction information to the manipulate gadgets for the headlights, the automated transmission and the adaptive cruise manipulate with prevent & pass characteristic. This allows those structures to understand complicated eventualities and help the driving force. In many situations, the Audi pre feel protection gadget is capable of lessen injuries and their consequences, or maybe save you them altogether. The Audi lively lane help enables the driving force maintain the Audi A6 on direction, and the park help gadget relieves the driving force of the chore of guidance whilst parallel parking.

Audi gives the A6 with a desire of 5 effective, tremendously green engines: gas engines and 3 TDI gadgets. These powerplants expand among one hundred thirty kW (177 hp) and 220 kW (three hundred hp). All of those engines employ essential technology from the brand's modular performance platform - the start-prevent gadget, the power recuperation gadget, and the revolutionary thermal control idea.

Throughout the complete version line, gasoline intake withinside the Audi A6 has reduced by means of as much as 19 percentage as compared to the preceding version. In phrases of intake figures, the Audi A6 outperforms the competition.

The maximum effective unit withinside the variety is the 2.zero TDI. In conjunction with a guide transmission, it calls for on common simply four.nine liters of gasoline consistent with one hundred km (forty eight.00 US mpg) and emits simply 129 g CO2 consistent with km (207.sixty one g/mile). The Audi A6 hybrid could be to be had from Audi at a later date. Serving up one hundred eighty kW (245 hp) of gadget overall performance, its 2.zero TFSI plus electric powered motor will obtain green and sporty acceleration with a median gasoline intake of handiest 6.2 liters consistent with one hundred km (37.ninety four US mpg) (provisional figure).

As became the case with the preceding version, the brand new Audi A6 is likewise to be had with a extensive variety of drivetrains. The desire, primarily based totally at the engine model, will consist of a guide six-velocity transmission, the constantly variable multitronic, and the brand-new, sporty S tronic. Each unit is exactly tuned and capabilities a extensive equipment-ratio spread, thereby creating a vast contribution to the sedan's performance.

Depending at the engine model, electricity is funneled through the gears to the the front wheels or to the quattro everlasting all-wheel power, whose crown-equipment middle differential and torque-vectoring characteristic obtain the closing traction, balance and dynamic response. For the probably the greatest engines, Audi will provide an elective recreation differential.

The chassis of the brand new A6 combines sporty precision with splendid consolation. Its hyperlinks are product of aluminum; the redesigned electricity guidance capabilities a tremendously green electromechanical power. The govt sedan has wheels starting from sixteen to twenty inches in diameter.

The Audi power pick dynamic coping with gadget is general, and the the front-wheel-power fashions have the sporty ESP with digital restricted-slip differential on board. For more suitable consolation, adaptive air suspension with managed damping is to be had as an option. Dynamic guidance could be to be had quickly, additionally as an option.


Audi has created an wise aggregate of numerous substances, rendering the frame of the brand new Audi A6 extraordinarily mild, secure, and stiff. Thanks to its composite metal-aluminum construction, the frame weighs about 15 percentage much less than a traditional metal construction, incomes the sedan with the 4 earrings a pinnacle rating a few of the competition. Providing one hundred thirty kW (177 hp) of electricity, the Audi A6 2.zero TDI suggestions the scales at simply 1,575 kilograms (three,472.28 lb), now no longer along with the driving force.

Aluminum additives make up extra than 20 percentage of the frame. The strut mounts on the the front of the automobile are castings; the struts withinside the engine compartment and the crossmembers in the back of the bumpers are sections product of this light-weight material. All add-on parts, which include the the front fenders, the engine hood, the rear hatch and the doorways, however additionally the bulkhead and the crossmember withinside the bags compartment, are product of aluminum panels.

High-stop steels additionally play a key position withinside the new Audi A6. The quality of those are the hot-fashioned steels, which get their severe tensile energy from a temperature growth all through the shaping process. These steels are determined in a few regions of the passenger mobileular and at its transition to the the front stop of the automobile. In many regions, tailor-made blanks are used. These are panels of numerous thicknesses which can be thicker and more potent in regions subjected to better loads.

The new Audi A6 sedan is highly quiet. Thanks to a complicated aeroacoustics gadget and tremendous insulation, the noise stage withinside the indoors stays very low even at excessive speeds at the toll road. The extraordinary vibrational consolation is the end result of painstaking tuning of all additives, systematic hydraulic damping withinside the axle and drivetrain bearings, and the extraordinarily stiff frame.

The precision aerodynamic tuning, which additionally consists of the paneled underfloor and the airflow via the engine compartment, interprets to a drag coefficient (Cd) of zero.26 withinside the base model, an development as compared with the predecessor. The frontal region of the brand new Audi A6 measures 2.three m2 (24.seventy six ft2).


The headlights supply the A6 a specific appearance. Featuring a shallow layout that turns into wider in the direction of the fenders, they shift the visible cognizance outward. A curved panel, or wing, offers shape to their indoors, and the lowest side bureaucracy an undulatory contour.

High-depth halogen headlights are a general characteristic on the brand new Audi A6. Xenon plus gadgets that consist of new all-climate lighting fixtures and an LED daylight hours jogging mild strip are optionally to be had from Audi. Also to be had is the adaptive mild characteristic, which guarantees simply the proper illumination in all using conditions. Among its capabilities is the floating headlight variety manipulate gadget, which detects different cars and localities with a digital digicam and adapts its personal mild by means of swiveling the modules with gentle transitions.

The headlight manipulate unit works collectively with the elective MMI navigation plus gadget, from which it obtains direction information in strengthen. Using navigation-primarily based totally car help, the gadget can spark off the toll road lighting fixtures whilst the automobile continues to be at the on-ramp, for example, or switch on the cornering mild even earlier than the automobile reaches an intersection.

The new A6 also can be geared up with all-LED headlights - a first-rate technological innovation from Audi. The white mild they emit is much like daylight; at night time, it's far gentler at the eyes. The LED headlights are lengthy-lasting, maintenance-free, and tremendously green; at low beam, every unit calls for simply forty watts of electricity.

The excessive-overall performance LEDs for the low-beam and excessive-beam headlights produce hanging portraits. The daylight hours jogging lighting fixtures and flip sign, comprising a large number of LEDs, seem as a homogeneous strip at the lowest fringe of the headlight. The excessive-beam assistant switches mechanically among the low and excessive beams. The cornering mild, the all-climate lighting fixtures and the toll road lighting fixtures spherical out the gadget.


The cutting-edge Audi A6 is four.ninety two meters (sixteen.14 ft) lengthy and has a wheelbase of 2.ninety one meters (nine.fifty five ft). Measuring 1.87 meters (6.14 ft) in width, it's far handiest 1.forty six meters (four.seventy nine ft) tall. Compared to the preceding version, it is available in some millimeters shorter and lower; it width and, maximum notably, its wheelbase, however, have grown significantly. The harmonious proportions - the lengthy engine hood, the fast overhangs, and the sweeping roofline - encompass a individual of athletic elegance.

Painted a excessive-gloss black, the huge, low single-body grill presenting beveled top corners merges smartly with the sculptured the front stop. The horizontal orientation of the louvers underscores the width of the cutting-edge Audi A6, as do the extensive, low air intakes.

The interaction among gentle surfaces and particular, difficult strains dominates the facet view of the brand new Audi A6. Typical for the brand, the sheet-metallic frame is kind of two times as tall because the greenhouse. The twister line below the window side runs throughout the complete flank; it bureaucracy a outstanding shaded side, lending energy to the frame's shoulders. Above the facet sills lies the dynamic line, taking a moderate upward flip. A excessive-gloss package deal accentuates the region across the home windows.

The fashionable line results in a outstanding tail stop with a diffused spoiler side. The matt black diffuser insert envelopes the 2 huge, spherical tailpipes for the exhaust gadget. As is usually the case on an Audi, the surfaces on the tail stop are 3-dimensional in form. The styling of the 2-component tail lighting fixtures additionally echoes the trapezoidal form of the headlights on the rear of the automobile.

In aggregate with the xenon plus and LED headlights, Audi additionally gives tail lighting fixtures with LED technology, giving a 3-dimensional impact to their mild pattern. The rear lighting fixtures gadget bureaucracy a visually non-stop band withinside the shape of a extensive, U-fashioned curve; the flip sign lighting fixtures shape a strip that runs throughout the top fringe of the unit. Incandescent lamps remove darkness from the again-up lighting fixtures and the rear fog lighting fixtures.

The elective S line outdoors package deal offers the automobile a fair sportier appearance, with extra prominently featured bumpers, grills at the air intakes, and diffuser insert. The diffuser and the middle fringe of the the front spoiler are painted gray; the fenders and the door sills recreation S line badges. The sill panels live the equal colour because the frame.

Audi gives the brand new A6 in 12 paint finishes. The strong colours are known as Ibis White and Brilliant Black. The 8 metal colors endure the names Aviator Blue, Dakota Gray, Ice Silver, Havana Black, Moonlight Blue, Oolong Gray, Quartz Gray and - coming quickly - Glacier White. The pearl-impact colours Phantom Black and Garnet Red spherical out the selection.


The new Audi A6 welcomes passengers in its indoors with an environment of airiness and roominess; the sinewy, dynamic excellent of the outdoors is echoed withinside the indoors strains. The wrap-round inlay defines the cockpit region, starting on the driving force's door and jogging in a single huge arc below the foundation of the windshield, then all of the manner to the the front passenger's door. Curved elegantly across the driving force's seat, the sprint panel with its excessive-precision trim strip rounds out the taut-line idea.

Every element withinside the indoors has been achieved with the maximum interest and care, on par with the greatest hand made excellent. Take, for example, the amazing aluminum-appearance manipulate knobs, which click on and have interaction perfectly. Merely some tenths of a millimeter extensive, the gaps run precisely parallel. The shift gate and the start-prevent button characteristic diffused pink backlighting. The elective ambient lighting fixtures and lighting fixtures package deal emphasize the living room atmosphere.

The the front seats withinside the new Audi A6 offer extraordinary help and steering for the frame. Audi also can set up the elective consolation seats, which may be adjusted in 18 exclusive ways. These seats may be prepared with elective, pricey air-conditioning and rub down features, presenting ten air cushions and 5 applications to pamper the again. Sport seats with accentuated facet bolsters and an extendable thigh help mechanism are to be had as an opportunity.

The seats on the rear of the govt sedan provide enough room for feet, knees, elbows, and heads, with constantly adjustable doorways that make entering into easy. As a part of the the front consolation seating option, Audi can set up person contoured seats withinside the rear compartment, however with out sacrificing the 0.33 seat. Large, realistic garage cubicles are to be had at all the seats, and a unique garage package deal is to be had as an option.

The seats are upholstered in material as general, with forms of leather-based and an Alcantara/leather-based aggregate to be had as alternatives. The colours for the seat upholstery are black, goa beige, nougat brown, titanium gray, and velvet beige. Black, gray, brown, and beige colors are to be had for the indoors, and the roof lining is available in black, silver, and beige.

In addition to the usual trims in Micrometallic platinum, the inlays also are to be had in an aluminum model. The inlays additionally characteristic timber veneers product of ash and walnut. In the close to future, Audi may even provide a brand new, extraordinarily appealing opportunity - a veneer product of layered oak timber.

The new Audi A6 gives an entire host of features, all of which may be managed resultseasily thanks to the brand's logical ergonomics idea. The cutting-edge-era MMI radio working gadget is general; its terminal is located at the extensive middle tunnel, wherein there's enough area way to the electromechanical handbrake. When the gadget begins offevolved up, the valuable on-board reveal with its excessive-gloss black body extends from the tool panel in an fashionable movement; it measures 6.five or eight inches in diagonal, relying at the model.

The elective seven-inch driving force statistics gadget (DIS) sits among the 2 huge dial instruments. It is managed with the aid of the multifunction guidance wheel, which, just like the DIS itself, is to be had in some of variations. Among the gadget's general capabilities is the on-board laptop presenting an performance application. The on-board laptop gives a equipment-alternate indicator, gives suggestions for gasoline-green using, and shows the cutting-edge power necessities of on-board electric consumers.

A excessive-performance -area automated air con gadget comes general withinside the new Audi A6. One of the maximum appealing alternatives is the newly advanced head-up show, which initiatives essential statistics onto the windshield. The coloured digits and emblems seem to drift at a distance of about 2.five meters (eight.20 ft), making an allowance for most efficient readability. Drivers can customise the show for unique statistics.

The bags compartment, coated with first-rate carpeting, has a ability of 530 liters (18.seventy two cubic ft). The rear seat backs may be folded down as an elective characteristic, a characteristic this is general with consolation seats. For the tailgate, Audi gives an elective electric powered power that also can be operated with the ease key. Also to be had are a load-via hatch entire with ski bag, in addition to a reversible mat.


Audi is launching the A6 with a desire of effective, state-of-the-art, and tremendously green 4- and six-cylinder powerplants: gas engines and 3 TDI gadgets. They have outputs starting from one hundred thirty kW (177 hp) to 220 kW (three hundred hp). They achieve their gasoline via direct injection; the three.zero TFSI employs a supercharger to obtain boost, and the 2.zero TFSI and TDI function with turbochargers.

Each of those engines uses technology from the Audi modular performance platform. Much attempt has long past into optimizing those engines, specially in regards to inner friction, consistent with the brand's revolutionary thermal control gadget. Each of the gadgets operates with an power recuperation gadget mixed with a start-prevent gadget, regardless of the kind of transmission used.

The new Audi A6 is putting the usual for performance withinside the govt elegance. Throughout the complete version line, gasoline intake withinside the Audi A6 has reduced by means of as much as 19 percentage as compared with the preceding fashions - while its overall performance has increased. The 2.zero TDI calls for on common simply four.nine liters of gasoline consistent with one hundred km (forty eight.00 US mpg) and emits handiest 129 g CO2 consistent with km (207.sixty one g/mile).

The clearly aspirated 2.eight FSI is likewise prepared with AVS; in this situation, it acts at the consumption valves. The throttle can generally continue to be open, permitting the V6 to respire freely. It has an output of a hundred and fifty kW (204 hp) and achieves 280 Nm (206.fifty two lb-ft) of torque withinside the velocity variety of five,250 to 6,500 rpm. Key information (with multitronic): zero-one hundred km/h (zero-62.14 mph) in 7.7 seconds; pinnacle velocity 240 km/h (149.thirteen mph); intake withinside the EU cycle 7.four liters consistent with one hundred km (31.seventy nine US mpg), 172 g CO2 consistent with km (276.eighty one g/mile). This represents an development of 12 percentage, notwithstanding the truth that the predecessor brought 10 kW (14 hp) much less.

The maximum effective gas engine withinside the A6 own circle of relatives is the three.zero TFSI; its mechanical charger is located withinside the 90-diploma V fashioned by means of the cylinder banks. The V6 grants 220 kW (three hundred hp) of electricity and 440 Nm (324.fifty three lb-ft) of torque, the latter at 2,900 to four,500 rpm. The Audi A6 three.zero TFSI sprints from status to backroad velocity in five.five seconds and reaches an electronically ruled pinnacle velocity of 250 km/h (155.34 mph). It consumes on common eight.2 liters consistent with one hundred km (26.sixty eight US mpg) and emits one hundred ninety g CO2 consistent with km (305.seventy eight g/mile) - an strengthen of thirteen percentage over the preceding version, which produced 213 kW (290 hp).

The maximum green engine withinside the new A6 is the redeveloped 2.zero TDI. This 4-cylinder unit develops one hundred thirty kW (177 hp). Its 380 Nm (280.27 lb-ft) of torque stand on the equipped among 1,750 and 2,500 rpm. In conjunction with a guide transmission, it propels the Audi A6 from 0 to one hundred km/h (62.14 mph) in eight.7 seconds, then directly to a pinnacle velocity of 228 km/h (141.sixty seven mph). In the EU cycle, it calls for simply four.nine liters consistent with one hundred km (forty eight.00 US mpg) and emits handiest 129 g CO2 consistent with km (207.sixty one g/mile). That is a thirteen percentage lower in gasoline intake.

The newly advanced three.zero TDI is represented with variations withinside the Audi A6 own circle of relatives. Both stand out for his or her low weight, minimum inner friction, extremely excessive-precision tuning of the auxiliary gadgets, and a tremendously state-of-the-art thermal control gadget that gives separate coolant circuits for the crankcase and cylinder heads.

In the primary model, the V6 diesel generates a hundred and fifty kW (204 hp) and applies four hundred Nm (295.02 lb-ft) of torque withinside the low variety of 1,250 to three,500 rpm. Paired with a multitronic transmission, it speeds up the A6 to one hundred km/h (62.14 mph) in 7.2 seconds and achieves a pinnacle velocity of 240 km/h (149.thirteen mph). Its common intake is a trifling five.2 liters consistent with one hundred km, a CO2 emissions stage of 137 g consistent with km (220.forty eight g/mile). Compared with the one hundred forty kW (one hundred ninety hp) predecessor, this represents an strengthen of nineteen percentage.

The probably the greatest model of the three.zero TDI grants one hundred eighty kW (245 hp), supplying 500 Nm (368.seventy eight lb-ft) of torque among 1,four hundred and three,250 revolutions. The general dash takes simply 6.1 seconds, and pinnacle velocity is restricted to 250 km/h (155.34 mph). On common, this pinnacle-acting diesel powerplant makes use of simply 6.zero liters of gasoline consistent with one hundred km (39.20 US mpg) and emits 158 g CO2 consistent with km (254.28 g/mile). As such it outperforms the preceding engine, which completed 176 kW (240 hp), by means of sixteen percentage.


As became the case with the preceding version, the brand new Audi A6 is likewise to be had with a extensive variety of drivetrains. Depending at the engine model, those consist of the front-wheel power and quattro power, the guide six-velocity transmission, the constantly variable multitronic, and the seven-velocity S tronic - the lightning rapid dual-seize transmission is a brand new addition to the huge series. Audi gives elective shift paddles.

The transmissions are a first-rate thing withinside the performance of the brand new A6. They stand out because of their low inner friction and excessive performance; with their extensive equipment-ratio spread, they're excessive geared for excessive speeds. The automated transmissions have get admission to to predictive direction information from the navigation structures and are incorporated into the engine's thermal control gadget. The differential is in the front of the seize and straight away in the back of the engine. Accordingly, the the front axle at the Audi A6 is located farther forward, making for an extended wheelbase and a harmonious axle load distribution.

The 4-cylinder TDI transfers its electricity to the the front wheels. It is geared up as general with a guide transmission or, alternatively, with the multitronic. These transmissions also are to be had for the the front-wheel-power model of the 2.eight FSI. The guide transmission can also be to be had quickly after for the a hundred and fifty kW (204 hp) three.zero TDI. The FSI gas engine also can be coupled with quattro everlasting all-wheel power and the S tronic. The three.zero TFSI and the one hundred eighty kW (245 hp) three.zero TDI include a general all-wheel power, usually in aggregate with the S tronic.

All quattro variations of the brand new A6 put into effect the cutting-edge improvement degree of the everlasting all-wheel power with the crown-equipment middle differential. This gadget distributes electricity in an specifically flexible, dynamic manner, whilst additionally presenting a compact, light-weight construction. The fundamental ratio of electricity distribution among the the front and rear axle is forty:60 - a sporty, rear-biased characteristic.

The new quattro drivetrain capabilities the incorporated torque-vectoring characteristic, which acknowledges whilst the interior wheels are approximately to lose their grip all through rapid cornering. Before this will happen, it brakes the wheel very slightly - nearly imperceptibly - making the coping with even extra fluid and traction even more potent. Rounding off the probably the greatest model, Audi gives the elective recreation differential, which actively distributes the electricity among the rear wheels.


The chassis of the brand new Audi A6 combines sporty precision with splendid consolation. The wheel manipulate palms and lots of different additives are product of light-weight aluminum. Each of the the front wheels is guided by means of 5 manipulate palms, with self-monitoring trapezoidal-hyperlink suspension working on the rear.

The general alloy wheels are sixteen or 17 inches in diameter, relying at the engine model. Audi and quattro GmbH provide wheels with up to twenty-inch rims as an option. Tire codecs starting from 225/60 to 265/35. A tire-stress reveal show is general, and positive tires may be optionally prepared with emergency jogging properties.

The 4 disk brakes - internally ventilated on the the front - are generously sized and effective. The brake mild operates on an adaptive principle; whilst the brakes are absolutely applied, it warns the visitors in the back of by means of pulsating rapidly.

The redesigned electricity guidance has an electromechanical power that operates in a tremendously green manner. The diploma of help it gives is primarily based totally on the rate. With a ratio of sixteen.1:1, the guidance is sporty and direct, supplying particular comments from the street. It cooperates carefully with the elective Audi lively lane help gadget and additionally proves beneficial with braking whilst the automobile has traction on handiest one facet: The guidance impulses it offers in this situation make it less difficult for the driving force to influence withinside the proper direction.

Audi has prepared the brand new A6 with metal springs that make sure a excessive stage of experience consolation. Sport suspension in addition to S line recreation suspension from quattro GmbH are opportunity alternatives. Air suspension with 4 electronically managed surprise absorbers is likewise optionally to be had. The adaptive air suspension has been redesigned, with spring struts up the front and separate air springs and dampers withinside the again. The gadget units the experience top of the frame to one in every of 3 levels. On the toll road, it lowers the frame, growing balance and reducing gasoline intake.

All the front-wheel power fashions of the Audi A6 have the ESP digital stabilization application with digital restricted-slip differential on board. This software program answer operates just like the torque-vectoring characteristic withinside the quattro train; however, it focuses its mild brake packages entirely at the interior the front wheel. This braking motion guarantees that the sedan stays impartial longer all through rapid cornering, almost removing understeering, enhancing grip, and making coping with extra dynamic.

Among the excessive-stop answers withinside the new A6 is the Audi power pick dynamic coping with gadget. In its general model, it controls the engine control, electricity guidance, and the automated air con gadget. The driving force can range the characteristic of those additives among the 5 modes "consolation," "auto," "dynamic," "person," and "performance." For all TFSI and TDI fashions, the "performance" working stage helps a using fashion that gives for max gasoline intake by means of customizing the traits of numerous car structures.

Audi A6 clients can make bigger the gadget to consist of the automated transmission, adaptive air suspension, ACC with prevent & pass characteristic, adaptive lighting fixtures, and ambient lighting fixtures alternatives. Soon to return back are the game differential and dynamic guidance, which varies its ratio in keeping with the rate at which the automobile is traveling.

Equipment and trim

The new Audi A6 will arrive at dealerships with an array of general gadget, along with the Audi pre feel fundamental gadget, alloy wheels, the excessive-performance -area automated air con gadget, the the front middle armrest, the engine start-prevent button, the tire stress tracking gadget, the adaptive brake mild, the MMI radio entire with 6.five-inch reveal, and the electromechanical parking brake. The protection package deal includes the front, facet and head airbags, 4 belt tensioners, and the imperative Audi head restraint gadget.

The portfolio of recent help, protection, and infotainment structures is specially appealing. In phrases of tune, some of additives are to be had, which include a DVD changer, a virtual radio tuner, the Audi tune interface for integrating a cellular player, a TV module, and the Bose surround sound gadget. The top of all sound structures is the 1,three hundred-watt Advanced Sound System from Bang & Olufsen. Its 15 speakers, which consist of acoustic lenses that amplify from the tool panel whilst the gadget is switched on, have fashionable housings product of aluminum.

The elective Bluetooth automobile telecellsmartphone on line connects the govt sedan to the Internet, in partnership with carrier issuer Google. A UMTS module permits the automobile to retrieve news, climate, and tour statistics; it additionally pulls snap shots and statistics from Google Earth up at the reveal and integrates them with the navigation direction. A WLAN hotspot gives touch to cellular terminals on board. Drivers can employ a majority of these offerings with their cellular telecellsmartphone contract; the offerings are charged through the SIM card, which in lots of instances already has a flat-price plan.

The MMI radio and CD power are general withinside the infotainment structures withinside the new Audi A6. Available alternatives consist of the MMI radio plus, MMI navigation, and MMI navigation plus with MMI contact. The probably the greatest model gives, amongst others, a 3-D portraits chip for an fashionable map show, a excessive-decision 8-inch colour reveal, a huge difficult disk, a handy voice manipulate gadget, and a Bluetooth interface.

The groundbreaking characteristic of MMI navigation plus is the touchpad - MMI contact. It permits the driving force to carry out a top notch many features without problems and intuitively, for example, writing the digits of phone numbers and the letters of the navigation vacation spot with a finger or scrolling lists and maps. The driving force's eyes can live on the street due to the fact the gadget recognizes each enter acoustically. MMI contact additionally acknowledges the characters of Asian languages. When the driving force isn't always the use of the touchpad to go into information, it becomes a radio keypad with six station buttons.

MMI navigation plus withinside the new Audi A6 is carefully networked with the elective help and protection structures. Data from the direction is applied withinside the manipulate gadgets for the headlights, the automated transmission, and the adaptive cruise manipulate with prevent & pass characteristic. This allows those structures to understand complicated eventualities and predictively help the driving force.

The Audi pre feel protection gadget is to be had in numerous variations. In many situations, it may reduce injuries and their consequences, or maybe save you them altogether, by means of caution the driving force and making use of the brakes with growing pressure to sluggish the sedan down in an emergency.

At the equal time, the gadget closes the home windows and the sunroof, tightens the seat belts, turns on the threat caution lighting fixtures, and stiffens the dampers of the elective adaptive air suspension.

Audi pre feel the front works carefully with the adaptive cruise manipulate with prevent & pass characteristic. The radar-primarily based totally distance manipulate speeds up the brand new A6 and decelerates it inside positive limits. The gadget makes use of the information from radar sensors, a video digital digicam and the ultrasonic sensors, consists of navigation information, and analyzes a large number of extra signals. With its exactly variable characteristic, the variety of use of the ACC prevent & pass extends from rolling in metropolis visitors all of the manner to pinnacle speeds.

The new Audi lively lane help enables the driving force maintain the Audi A6 on direction effortlessly at speeds of 60 km/h (37.28 mph) and above. A digital digicam detects the strains on the street; if the sedan crosses over one in every of them, the gadget publications it again by means of lightly intervening withinside the guidance.

The parking gadget, additionally new, takes over guidance from the driving force whilst parallel parking or parking perpendicular to the street. It detects appropriate areas and mechanically publications the A6 into and again out of parallel parking areas - in numerous moves, if necessary. Alternatively, Audi additionally gives traditional parking help with and with out a reversing digital digicam.

At speeds of 30 km/h (18.sixty four mph) and above, Audi facet help observes the region in the back of the sedan through radar, thereby making sure it's far secure to alternate lanes. The velocity restrict show detects essential velocity regulations and indicates them withinside the driving force statistics gadget or at the elective head-up show. Night imaginative and prescient assistant works with a thermal-imaging digital digicam. It initiatives its black-and-white snap shots onto the show of the driving force statistics gadget, highlighting any pedestrians it detects in the front of the car. If it anticipates a capacity risky situation, it highlights the pedestrian in pink.

A multitude of extra gadget is to be had on client request. Special point out need to be made right here of the ease key for keyless car entry, the electrical ultimate help characteristic for the doorways, the consolation and recreation seats, the insulating/acoustic glazing, the curler sunblinds for the rear of the car, the 4-area deluxe automated air con gadget, the head-up show, the parking heater, the electricity-adjustable guidance wheel, and the 2 ambient lighting fixtures packages. Xenon plus and LED headlights permit clean night time imaginative and prescient.

Those who choose a fair sportier appearance can choose an S line recreation package deal, immersing the indoors in an fashionable colouration of black. The package deal is mixed with recreation seats, a chosen leather-based guidance wheel, unique inlays, recreation suspension from quattro GmbH and 19-inch wheels. The S line outdoors package deal gives the visible complement. The Audi different variety will provide an entire host of extra custom answers.

Delivery of the brand new Audi A6 will being in early 2011. Its base rate in Germany is 38,500 euros.