One of the best selling luxury sedans in the world, has got updated. All new 8th generation of the Audi A6 sedan has been launched in India today in the presence of India’s cricket team captain, Virat Kohli. Not only in the world, A6 has a a good sales record in India as well. Till now over 15,000 Audi A6 has been sold in India.
Priced from Rs 54.2 lakhs, ex-sh, for the A6 45 TFSI BS6 petrol variant, there is no diesel A6 on offer as of now. 2019 Audi A6 sports a new exterior design and receives several interior updates – befitting a car of its caliber.
Set to take on the likes of Mercedes E Class and BMW 5 Series, the new Audi A6 is larger in dimensions as compared to its earlier counterpart. It gets a wider front grille, redesigned headlamps and a new front bumper design. A total of 5 exterior colour options are on offer. These are – Ibis White, Mythos Black Metallic, Vesuvius Grey, Firmanent Blue, Seville Red.
It also receives new tail lamp clusters connected by a chrome bar running across the center and redesigned rear bumper with extensive use of chrome seen in its makeup. Crease lines are seen across its exteriors and it sits on 10 spoke 18 inch alloy wheels wrapped in 225/55 tyres.
2019 Audi A6 becomes the first Audi to come in with a twin touchscreen dashboard in India. Its central console gets the twin touchscreens for infotainment and climate controls while there is also the Audi all digital Virtual Cockpit as instrument console. It also gets a three spoke multi function steering wheel.
The dashboard wrapped in soft leather and gets black accents along with wood and aluminum inserts. Seat upholstery is offered in choices of two colours – Okapi Brown and Pearl Beige. Interior features include ambient lighting, Audi Phone Box, driver seat with memory function, both front seats electronically adjustable, 4 zone auto AC, sunroof, cruise control, etc.
Powering the new Audi A6 in India is a inline 4 cylinder 2 liter petrol TFSI, BS6 complianet engine which is rated to deliver 245 hp and 370 Nm via 7 speed S Tronic automatic DCT gearbox. It also gets a 12V mild hybrid system. It has a top speed of 250 kmph and can accelerate from 0-100 kmph in just 6.8 seconds. Fuel grade suggested is Petrol RON 95. Mileage claimed is 14.11 kmpl.
Safety on board the Audi A6 will include Audi drive select, Audi’s connected car tech feature, 8 airbags, front and rear parking sensors, lane departure system and a 360 degree camera. It will also be seen with electronic stability program, traction control, electric parking with auto hold and ABS and EBD offered as standard.